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ER Unit Clerk
Department: Emergency Room
Status Shift: PRN
FTE: 0.1
Schedule: as needed

The ER Clerk will perform non-clinical services necessary to assist in the care of the patient. Under the direction of the professional nurse, the ER Clerk is responsible to assist in the care of the Emergency Department patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs clerical duties necessary for patient care to include answering phones and directing calls appropriately, performing tasks necessary when ordering tests, maintaining a neat and orderly nurses’ station desk area.
  • Retrieves old patient records for use by the ER clinicians.
  • Transports patients to ancillary departments when needed and assists with transport of patients when admitted.
  • Assists with patients to the restroom, makes beds and assists with stocking and ordering as needed.
  • Under the supervision of the professional nurse, performs, obtains and records vital signs, I & O, specimen collection, weight and other duties as assigned.

Other Functions:

  • Helps with other tasks as needed.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer relation skills.


  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Medical background preferred.

Education & Training:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Medical Secretary/Assistant, CNA, or EMT preferred

EQUIPMENT, MACHINERY, & TOOLS USED: Suction equipment, telephone, wheelchairs, floor scales, thermometers, sphygmomanometer, stethoscope, BP monitor, transport litters, med radio, computer, fax machines, cardiac monitor, 12 lead EKG machine.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Requirements - Must be in good physical condition so employee can run, lift, sit, bend, climb, push, pull and restrain.


For consideration please contact:
Human Resources
Jersey Shore Hospital
1020 Thompson Street
Jersey Shore, PA 17740

570-398-3105 or email

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