HEALTH UNIT CLERK II-MS1; REC NO: KCH 20-149

DATE POSTED: 10/19/2020 updated 10/27/2020

JOB TITLE: HEALTH UNIT CLERK II (MED SURG. 1) PERMANENT; FULL TIME

RECRUITMENT NO: KCH 20-149

JOB LOCATION: KONA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – MED SURG. 1

SALARY RANGE: $2,835/PER MO (SR:10; BU-03)

JOB DUTIES: The Medical Surgical Unit 1 is responsible for medical/surgical and telemetry-monitored patients. The Clerk IV works together with the Nurse Manager and/or charge nurse to see that unit activities are coordinated effectively. The employee is a significant member of the nursing care team independently performing a variety of clerical, non-clinical, non-patient care duties and performs other duties as assigned.

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK SHIFTS AS NECESSARY BASED ON HOSPITAL OPERATIONS; SERVICES ARE PROVIDED 24/7.

The Minimum Qualification Requirements are:

Education: Graduation from high school or GED preferred.

General Clerical Experience: Two and one-half (2 ½) years of clerical work experience which involved the performance of a variety of clerical tasks which demonstrated knowledge of English grammar, spelling, arithmetic, common office appliances and equipment; and the ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, carry out procedures in clerical work systems, speak and write simply and directly, compare words and numbers quickly and accurately, operate common office equipment.

Specialized Experience: One (1) year of work experience in a health care setting (e.g., hospital, clinic, physician’s office, etc.) which involved working with physician(s) or Registered Nurse is preferred. Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology through the application of such knowledge to work assignments.

Desired Skills: Knowledge of Business English; spelling; filing; arithmetic; office practices and procedures; the operation and maintenance of common office appliances and equipment (e.g., computers, copying machines, etc.); and medical terminology (e.g., prefixes, suffixes and word roots, commonly used abbreviations and symbols, rules of medical word building, etc.).

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; deal tactfully with others; carry out a variety of standard office clerical routines; perform basic arithmetic calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division); operate common office equipment; prepare simple narrative and numerical reports; learn medical terminology; manage and prioritize multiple tasks during periods of intense activity; and demonstrate ability to independently apply medical terminology to work tasks

Certification: None required.

Licensure: None required.

Required Forms and Documentation: Applicants must submit evidence of the appropriate training (e.g. official transcript or diploma and certifications) to be given credit for education.  A legible photocopy will be accepted; however, Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, Kona Community Hospital reserves the right to request an official copy.

All West Hawaii Health Care Facilities are Nicotine Free

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Continuous Recruitment until Needs are Met

For an application packet, click on the links below. For additional information, call (808) 322-5873 or e-mail Recruiting/Employment at konajobs@hhsc.org.

Kona Community Hospital Human Resources Office 79-1019 Haukapila Street Kealakekua, HI 96750

Phn:  (808) 322-5873
Fax:  (808) 322-5870

Kohala Hospital Human Resources Office P. O. Box 10 Kapaau, HI 96755

Phn:  (808) 322-5873
Fax:  (808) 322-5870

Kona Community Hospital is a 94-bed full-service acute care hospital with 24-hour emergency services, proudly serving the West Hawaii community. For nearly 100 years we have been caring for the people of West Hawaii. Adding more and more services, we have constantly improved our abilities to serve our residents and visitors whenever they are in need. We are your friends and neighbors, here to help through trying times and happy moments, through crisis and celebrations. As your community hospital, you can count on us. We take pride that every patient that comes through our door is treated like “ohana.”

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES MAY CONTACT THE RECRUITMENT OFFICER AT (808) 733-4162, (TTD/TTY), or E-mail: konajobs@hhsc.org TO DISCUSS SPECIAL NEEDS IN APPLYING.

Application hours are: Monday to Friday (except holidays) 8:00 – 10:00 am and 1:00 – 3:00 pm at which time applicants are able to complete an application and have their application reviewed by the facility Human Resources Office.  Only applicants that have been through a Human Resources (HR) applicant screening process will be considered for an interview with a hiring manager.  Applications for announcements with a deadline date must be on file no later than the last day to file applications.

To apply for this job email your details to konajobs@hhsc.org