LOCATION: Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) - 1101 S. Hamilton Ave., Chicago, IL/Administration
SHIFT: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
JOB SUMMARY : SEIU 73 Members Only
Under the supervision of the Manager/Supervisor, the Ward Clerk will be responsible for organizing and maintaining the clerical operations and needs of the unit/division. Functions as the customer service representative to patients, nurses, physicians, correctional officers and other Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) employees. Maintains the integrity of the medical record, and provides clerical and administrative support tasks for the patient care provider(s). Supports the philosophy, goals and objectives of JTDC and the Administration Department.
Must possess a High school diploma or GED equivalent - required . ( Must provide proof at time of interview ).
A minimum of one (1) year of clerical experience is required .
Must possess basic computer skills - required.
Must be able to type 25 wpm - required . (Typing test will be scheduled prior to your interview, if selected . )
Work experience in a health care environment to include medical terminology is preferred.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER