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Unit Clerk-Emergency Department

UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

1 Positions

ID: 2022-114534

Posted On 06/14/2022

Job Overview


We are looking for a Weekend Package Unit Clerk to join our ER department. Work hours will be weekends: Friday, Saturday and Sunday working from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm, for 64 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will work 5 consecutive weekends in a row with every 6th weekend off. You will receive WEP premium for this position. 

The Emergency Department specializes in emergency medicine and operates 24 hours a day. The department sees a variety of patients from newborns to geriatrics who come by ambulance or walk in. the Emergency Department provides the initial treatment and stabilization of patients who come with a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries, some of which can be life threatening.

The Emergency Department Unit Clerk is the communications coordinator and is responsible for clerical work on the unit.  Successful performance contributes to a holistic approach to the delivery of services, family-centered care and a high level of satisfaction from team members, patients and families through excellent customer service.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team
    Weve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Beckers Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.'
  • Culture
    At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.'
  • Benefits
    Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage youre in.'
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment
    Were committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.'
  • Development
    We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.'
  • Community Involvement
    Be an essential part of our core purpose - to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.'

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.' 


Leadership and Management

  • Exercises and promotes effective communication in a multidisciplinary team approach.
  • Serves as preceptor and mentors new Unit Clerk staff as a positive role model.
  • Willing to cross-train to associated area on the unit and takes responsibility to maintain own competencies.

Safety and Quality

  • Acts in accordance with DNV Primary Stroke Center guidelines and educational requirements therein. 
  • Acts in accordance with the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care guidelines and educational requirements therein related to Heart Failure Accreditation and Chest Pain Center Accreditation.  Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately. 


  • Utilizes current technology and electronic medical record to complete duties efficiently.
  • Utilizes electronic medical record to facilitate patient flow in the department.
  • Promotes family-centered care appropriate to age of patients served in the emergency department.
  • Coordinates and prioritizes the dissemination of information.
  • Manages clerical supplies, i.e., ordering, obtaining, transporting, storing, filing, etc.
  • Adheres to unit specific employee accountabilities.
  • Is flexible with assignments and work load, and maintains personal performance standards and skills.
  • Utilizes cost effective measures consistent with the needs of the users, established standards and the hospitals budgetary guidelines.
  • Exercises and promotes effective communication in a multidisciplinary team approach.


  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health FOCUS Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities, objective and open to others views, gives and welcomes feedback, contributes to positive team goals, puts success of team above own interest. 
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.


Must possess a High School diploma/GED. Previous clerical and/or health care experience is preferred. Must be proficient with computers/technology. Excellent customer service experience is required.

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Michelle Pickel

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Health Care
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Dubuque, IA

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UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

About the Company


UnityPoint Health team members come for a job, but stay for a career. As a team member, regardless of your position, you'll get the chance to change lives on a daily basis in order to deliver our vision of the Best Outcome for Every Patient, Every Time. That privilege drives employees' passion for making a difference in the lives of our patients, helping them create healthier, more rewarding lives.

At UnityPoint Health - Finley Hospital, we know our collective actions determine the experience we create. Our team members strive to work as one through four key values:

* Foster Unity
* Own the Moment
* Champion Excellence
* Seize Opportunity

If you are interested in joining our team, please visit to learn about our many opportunities and to fill out an online application.


UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital is a 126-bed community hospital. We employ more than 800 full-and-part-time employees. Finley Hospital is a not-for-profit, locally owned, regional healthcare facility part of the UnityPoint Health system. Finley Hospital is committed to bringing the best medical care to the tri-state area. We offer comprehensive, full service health care that is coordinated around our patients. We have consistently been recognized as a leader in health care.