Health Unit Clerk Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

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Average Salary for Health Unit Clerk in Washington, District of Columbia

The average salary of a(n) Health Unit Clerk in Washington, District of Columbia is $38,904.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Health Unit Clerk in Washington, District of Columbia is $18.70.

The average bonus of a(n) Health Unit Clerk in Washington, District of Columbia is $556.00.

Job Description:

Performs a variety of clerical and administrative support activities in a medical facility. Prepares and compiles medical records from nurses' records or physicians' orders and instructions into patient's medical records. Operates computer to enter and retrieve data. Prepares notice of patient's discharge to inform business office. Requisitions supplies designated by staff. Answers telephone and intercom calls and provides information or relays messages to patients and medical staff. Records name of patient, address, and name of attending physician to prepare medical records on new patients. Copies information, such as patient's temperature, pulse rate, and blood pressure from nurses' records onto patient's medical records. Records information, such as physicians' orders and instructions, dietary requirements, and medication information, on patient charts and medical records. Keeps file of medical records on patients in unit. Prepares notice of patient's discharge to inform business office. Requisitions supplies designated by nursing staff. Answers telephone and intercom calls and provides information or relays messages to patients and medical staff. Directs visitors to patients' rooms. Distributes mail, newspapers, and flowers to patients. Compiles census of patients. May keep record of absences and hours worked by unit personnel. May transport patients in wheelchair or conveyance to locations within facility. May key patient information into computer. Less

Performs a variety of clerical and administrative support activities in a medical facility. Prepares and compiles medical records from nurses' records or physicians' orders and instructions into patient's medical records. Operates computer to enter and retrieve data. Prepares notice of... More

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