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SUNY Upstate Medical University Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1/ Nursing Station Clerk 1 in Syracuse, New York

Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1/ Nursing Station Clerk 1

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Department:Various Departments

Employer:State of New York

Payroll Title:Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1, SG007

Bargaining Unit:CSEA - ASU (Administrative Services Unit)


Work type: Full-time

Location: Syracuse

Categories: Administrative, Secretarial & Clerical

Job Summary:

Hospital Patient Services Clerk 1:

Hospital Patient Services Clerks perform a wide variety of routine clerical duties in outpatient hospital/clinical settings where there is frequent contact with patients and their families. Incumbents interview patients to obtain financial information, medical data, and personal histories; arrange and schedule appointments; explain appointments and hospital procedures to patients; direct patients to the appropriate locations and coordinate with various hospital departments to ensure efficient patient flow; arrange patient transportation for hospital admissions; ensure the safe handling of patient valuables; issue information for birth and death certificates; accept and process patient payments; and perform related medical record functions.

Nursing Station Clerk 1:

Nursing Station Clerks 1 perform a wide variety of routine clerical duties in inpatient clinical settings where there is frequent contact with patients, families, physicians, and ancillary professionals. Incumbents of these positions greet visitors and direct them to appropriate locations; answer telephones; perform data entry activities; maintain daily and clinical logs; prepare, update, and maintain patient charts and files; fill out medication tickets and pharmacy requisitions; mail patient letters; and deliver supplies and records to an assigned unit.

Minimum Qualifications:Qualifications for provisional appointment are: One year full-time clerical, secretarial or patient care experience in a healthcare setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Work Days:

Full-time, various shifts

Message to Applicants:

Position Status: PROVISIONAL

’After being appointed on a provisional basis, your continued future employment is contingent upon your successful completion of the NYS Department of Civil Service examination for this title the next time the exam is given and your ability to score high enough to be reachable for permanent appointment (one of the top three acceptors on the civil service eligible list). If you are appointed from the civil service list, your status will change from provisional to permanent and your probationary period will begin. If you do not pass the exam or if you are not a reachable candidate on this list, your employment would be terminated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

Recruitment Office:Human Resources

Executive Order:Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

Advertised: May 04 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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