Human Resources

Job Announcement Description

Job Title:   Unit Clerk 
Department:   Kane Regional Centers
Salary:   $2,534.76 - $3,164.36 per month
How to Apply:    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application. A resume may not be substituted for an application. 

Minimum Requirements:
A high school diploma or its equivalent AND one year experience in a medical or long-term care setting which involved recording or filing patient information OR one year of medical records experience OR one year experience providing resident care as a Nursing Assistant (Certified). An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

Applicants meeting the one year experience as a Nursing Assistant requirement must submit a copy of a Nursing Assistant Certificate with the application. Must have current CPR/BLS certification prior to appointment. 

It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass background checks as required for the position.


  • Records medical and administrative information in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Maintains a roster of residents and completes the Daily Census Report.
  • Records and/or transcribes appropriate resident identification data on designated medical records, wristbands, ID Cards, requisitions and physician orders to care plans.
  • Reports discrepancies found in transcribing physicians' orders, diet orders/changes and charting.
  • Reviews medication records (MAR) to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Arranges appointments for residents receiving diagnostic and therapeutic services.
  • Posts documentation on resident medical records, including progress notes, rehabilitation results, routine orders. Maintains compliance logs for physician visits and documentation.
  • Initiates monthly work sheets, ADL, flow charts, and TPR checklists.
  • Participates and completes resident accountability sheets during emergency situations and/or fire drills.
  • Performs other related duties as requested or required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of:

  • Policy and procedures associated with medical record documentation.

Ability to:

  • Follow written and oral instructions.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with medical staff, nursing personnel, residents, families, visitors, etc.
  • Read and interpret medical records and reports and to provide or extract information.

Residency: Must become a resident of Allegheny County within one (1) year of appointment.

Veteran's Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.



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