Ascension Health Health Unit Clerk - ER in Manhattan, Kansas

Job ID: 244698

Health Unit Clerk - ER

Manhattan, Kansas


Additional Job Information

Title: Clerk-Health Unit-Regional

City, State: Manhattan, KS

Location: Mercy Regnl Health Ctr College

Department: Emergency Department 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 36 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Performs administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned clinical area.


  • Greets patients and visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.

  • Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol.

  • Types various reports and documents for unit staff.

  • Assists with processing patient admissions, transfers and discharges. Assembles and maintains patient charts.

  • Provides assistance with Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) for Physicians/Clinicians through the order entry processes as well as understanding navigation within the computerized EHR patient record as well as overall documentation support.

  • Serves as the hub of communication for the unit. Keeps nurse in charge updated regarding unit activity, problems, or complaints. Organizes and prepares complex documents and presentations using the knowledge of office technology and multiple software applications. Originates letters, memos, e-mails and other correspondence as needed, with accuracy and clarity.

  • Coordinates meetings/schedules meetings/rooms with the appropriate person, sends notices as requested. Maintains meeting minutes. Enters and maintains timekeeping changes and staff schedules in computer systems.

  • Responds to patient call lights and performs hospitality checks for patients and their guests. Ensures the appearance of public spaces is accreditation ready and meets all safety/quality guidelines.



  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Minimum Qualification: None Required


  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School diploma or equivalent required and One to three months related experience and/or training preferred.

Work Experience:

How To Apply

Are you ready to join the Via Christi team? Click "Apply Now" to complete the online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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