Atlantic Health System

  • Unit Associate I

    Job Location(s) US-NJ-Pompton Plains
    Position Type
    3:00pm - 11:00pm
    15606800-4 WEST
    Chilton Medical Center
  • Overview

    Chilton Medical Center, a member of Atlantic Health System is seeking a part time Unit Associate to work the evening shift, 3p-11:30p on 4 West, a medical surgical unit. This includes every other weekend.


    Essential Functions:

    • Maintains integrity medical records
    • Answers telephone courteously stating location, name & title.
    • Facilitates communication of all calls to the appropriate team member.
    • Conveys potential problems with charge nurse/point person.
    • Acts as a receptionist: greeting new admissions, visitors, physicians and all members of the health care team.
    • Picks up mail form the mailroom, sorts and distributes mail.
    • Answers call bell politely, promptly, speaks clearly and utilizes a normal
    • tone of voice and notifies staff of patient’s requests.
    • Performs all admission, transfer and discharge functions
    • Assigns beds collaborating with charge nurse/point person in accordance with Medical Staff rules & regulations, and Administrative
    • Completes all clerical duties for discharges, transfers, admissions, and expirations.
    • Facilitates all patient expiration processes: expiration documentation, completion of fatal case report, notification of coroner, Sharing Network, clinical operation office, information desk, physician & family as appropriate.
    • Maintains patient boards and logs up-to-date.
    • Transcribes physician orders in a timely and accurate manner and places in designated area for RN to check and sign off orders.
    • Enters charges in MIS.
    • Performs computer downtime procedure including completion of required forms.
    • Maintains a safe work environment
    • Adheres to Standard Precautions and infection control policies.
    • Maintains an orderly and clean safe environment.
    • Follows fire and safety regulations reports environmental and safety hazards appropriately.



    • High school graduate or equivalent.


    • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
    • Computer skills required.
    • Completion of training program.
    • Ability for attention to detail.
    • Good communication skills.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English.


    Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 8th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.


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


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