Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Ward Clerk performs the clerical functions necessary for proper functioning of a patient care unit in accordance with Nursing Department policies and procedures.
High school diploma or equivalent; certificate of completion from an approved course for Ward Clerks required
One (1) year Ward Clerk experience required, if there is no Ward Clerk certification. Six (6) months experience in a hospital preferred.
Demonstrates required computer skills within one month of employment. Basic typing and prior computer skills preferred.
For telemetry and/or critical care, successful completion of basic dysrhythmia course for unlicensed personnel within one month or after first available course offered.
AHA BLS certification within two (2) weeks of employment
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.