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Unit Clerk

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail.

Pay Range: Min: $20 Max: $25.25. Pay is based upon relevant education and experience
 
POSITION PURPOSE: 
The Unit Clerk performs a variety of jobs as requested by the clinical leaders. Performs clerical and secretarial duties for clinical leadership. Works cooperatively with care team, the medical staff, and other departments to provide quality patient care. Supports established hospital policies and procedures. Assists in orientation of new personnel to positions.
 
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
  1. Provides confidential administrative support to the department and other areas as required. Demonstrates team work and strong, positive interpersonal skills as a measure of success. Avoids counterproductive behaviors i.e., gossip or other destructive communication. Develops trusting relationships.
  2. Demonstrates professional conduct and is accountable for actions and outcomes. Exhibits a willingness to be flexible when needed. Exhibits ability to work unsupervised.
  3. Delivers excellent customer service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care to advocate for safety, customer preferences, and optimal communication through partnering with internal and external customers.
  4. Actively participates as a collaborative member of the team by communicating constructively, identifying interdepartmental problems, and resolving conflicts appropriately.
  5. Demonstrates ability to give and receive peer review and feedback and incorporates this into his or her work.
  6. Able to organize & prioritize multiple, simultaneous tasks. Budgets time and work load appropriately. Completes projects within specified time limit.
  7. Accurately completes Kronos edits and serves as Kronos liaison between payroll and staff regarding payroll questions. Participates in unit budgeting and oversight of budget activities as assigned.
  8. Attends clinical department meetings and completes minutes on a timely basis as assigned
  9. Sets professional and personal growth goals and monitors for success.
  10. Participates in Performance Improvement Initiatives embracing Performance Peaks and Lean Methodology.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
Experience:
  • 2 years administrative experience in healthcare preferred.
License(s):
  • N/A
Certification(s):
  • BLS preferred.
Computer / Typing:
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
 
Education:

 

 

Benefits at Vail Health 

  • Competitive Wages & Family Benefits: Competitive wages, parental leave, housing programs and childcare reimbursement to support the cost of living in a mountain community.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: Top-quality health care package including vision, dental and medical with options of flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • Education Assistance: We are proud to offer tuition and student loan assistance programs.
  • Paid Time Off: Roughly five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.
  • Retirement & Supplemental Insurance: 403(b) Retirement plan with matching potential, life insurance, short and long-term disability, and more.
  • Recreation Benefits, Wellness & More: Recreation discounts, pet insurance and a $1,000 annual wellness reimbursement program.

 

As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.

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