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Unit Clerk

Job Description

Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Unit Clerk with the Health Information Management (HIM) Department. This position will work between the Acute Care Unit and the HIM Department and report to the HIM Director. This position will work the 1:00pm - 9:30pm shift.

Job Description:

This position will provide support to the Health Information Management Department by maintaining charts and records on the Acute Care Unit. Will file forms accurately and in a timely manner. Will assist in tracking orders and will preserve confidentiality of the records. Will offer support to the treatment teams and be responsible for data entry and sending information to community resources for continuity of care. Will process charts to be sent to Health Information Management Department. 


High school diploma or GED and one year of related experience OR One year of vocational/ technical school or college education OR One year at the lower level or at an equivalent position

Preferred Qualifications


Associate's degree in Health Information Technology OR at least one year working in a Health Information Management department OR experience working with patient charts as it relates to Health Information Management and medical records


In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills And Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 9 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: grhs_hr@dbhdd.ga.gov

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Unit Clerk If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.