22 May
Unit Clerk - Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

Natchaug Hospital is Eastern Connecticut's leading provider for children, adolescents and adults with mental illness and substance abuse addictions. We offer a variety of programs including inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, residential treatment for court-involved teenage girls, geriatric services, clinical day treatment schools and chemical dependency services. Through our multi-site network of care, we constantly strive to meet its mission in helping people find their way while educating and empowering individuals to participate in their own care and recovery.

Job Summary

The Unit Clerk assists in non-clinical procedures and activities that are necessary to the operation of an organized nursing unit. Responsibilities include organizing and maintaining patient records, supporting clinical staff in accessing medical records and retrieving documents, and assisting the hospital's contracted providers to ensure client access and service provision. Performs clerical tasks required to support the functioning of the unit, including but not limited to supporting administrative departments, supplies management, filing, completion and delivery of paperwork. Coordinates client transportation and consult appointments as needed for clients and families, and any related appointment needs of clients under direction of treatment staff. Performs other related duties as requested by Health Information Management Coordinator, Nursing Staff and Management.

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • One year of experience in a health care setting is a plus.

  • Experience with an electronic medical record, patient billing system, or similar software product preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.

  • Current Connecticut Driver's License

  • Must be computer proficient with excellent keyboard skills.

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Hartford Healthcare provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working with a top notch organization:

  • Medical and dental benefits

  • 401(k) plan with employer match

  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire

  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.