Job Details

Requisition Number 17-4486
Post Date 8/18/2017
Title Clerk
Job Family Service/Support
Subsidiary McLaren Lapeer Region
Department 30010 - Operating Room
Location Lapeer Region
City Lapeer
State MI
Full Time No
Hours per 2 week pay period 0
Schedule Variable
Weekends and/or Holidays Required Yes
On Call Required No

Position Summary:

Coordinates the activities of the Surgical Services Department including: boarding of patients for surgery and other procedures, assembling charts, entering and reviewing charges on the computer, ordering supplies, answering the telephone, and directing visitors. Completes data entry in patient records. Monitors chart forms including physician orders/consults.



  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 85% proficiency in Medical Terminology
  • Previous experience working with computers and minimum 25 wpm typing proficiency
  • Minimum 1 year previous clerical experience in the medical field
  • BLS certification within 3 months
  • Knowledge of keyboard/computer
  • 50 key strokes per minute data entry


  • Advanced coursework or degree in healthcare/business (Associate's Degree)
  • Previous experience in data collection and working with insurance and financial information
  • 1 year experience as a clerk within the surgical area of an acute care hospital
  • 3 months experience in boarding surgeries
  • Knowledge of software systems to include Microsoft Word and Excel


To further our mission of enhancing the health status of the individuals and communities we serve, effective February 1, 2013, McLaren – Lapeer Region will no longer hire individuals who use tobacco or nicotine products in any form. Cotinine testing will be used to verify non-tobacco use. Individuals whose health screenings are verified positive for tobacco/nicotine use will be disqualified from employment, their job offer will be rescinded, and they will be disqualified from reapplying for employment for six (6) months from the date of the health screening.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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