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Clerk Emergency Department

Company: HCA
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as an Emergency Room Clerk you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Rapides Regional Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Rapides Regional we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Person Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

We strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.

Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Rapides Regional family! We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Emergency Room Clerk to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!

The Emergency Department Clerk must be capable of displaying a calm, tolerant appearance, handle the stress of a crisis situation, work efficiently and effectively with fellow employees and must accept responsibility for his/her actions and maintain a professional attitude. The clerk also needs to practice good interpersonal relations in meeting the public and with other hospital personnel.

About this unit:

  • Certified Primary Stroke Center and Certified Chest Pain Center
  • Teamwork is the core of how we operate
  • Engagement of Leadership - Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focused


  • The complete and accurate pre-registration of all Emergency Department patients

  • Completes all necessary information for proper billing and filing of insurance.

  • Keeps a complete and accurate Emergency Department log book.

  • Keep record of Trauma log

  • Order entry as needed (CPOE and written orders)

  • Answering the phone, taking messages as allowed.

  • Assisting in charting during resuscitations

  • Keeps clerical supplies well stocked and work stations neat and clean. Professional appearance at desk.

  • Able to locate and use appropriate forms

  • Has basic knowledge of medical control phone

  • Knows down-time processes

  • Knows how to perform disaster / alias / urgent registrations

  • Able to retrieve medical records

  • Updates ancillary log board

  • Enters updated information in the automated patient tracking system.

  • Active participant in PI/CQI projects within the ED and in conjunction with other departments as appropriate.

  • Files paperwork

  • Performs Departure/ED dashboard screens. Actively gives paper/chart back to nurse to complete documentation

  • Reviews Fastracker

  • Reviews charts for completeness and places them in number order

  • Run Outlier Report and makes necessary corrections

  • Answer call bells

  • Immediately acknowledge anyone who approaches the desk

  • Willing to learn job duties of an ER Tech in addition to those of an ER Clerk


What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • CPR for healthcare provider required within 30 days of hire

Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated ER Clerk like you to be a part of our team.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


Keywords: HCA, Alexandria , Clerk Emergency Department, Other , Alexandria, Louisiana

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