Nursing Station Clerk Trainee - Similar to Grade 06

Positions in this title can be hired through NY HELPS

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This title exists within Various New York State Agencies and has approximately 642 positions statewide.

You are viewing a title with a traineeship, please note this number of positions reflects the number of positions established at the full performance level.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series.

Salary Information for Nursing Station Clerk Trainee
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Nursing Station Clerk Trainee 06 $35,177 $43,521
Nursing Station Clerk 1 07 $37,121 $45,864

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

This title may exist in more than one negotiating unit. This salary schedule represents the most typical salary for this title. Click here to view additional salary information regarding the various bargaining units.

An individual's final salary is determined by the Office of the State Comptroller. This salary schedule does not reflect any Special Salary Treatments

Job Duties

Nursing Station Clerk Trainees are assigned to either inpatient or outpatient units where there is daily contact with patients. In this capacity, you would screen communications by providing relevant information to appropriate personnel, give information on patient condition within existing policies, and direct visitors to the appropriate locations. You would also process physiciansí orders by recording written orders in charts, Kardex, flag sheets, or directly into a computer file after review by a Registered Nurse; and by filling out medication tickets and pharmacy requisitions. In addition, you would make emergency calls, receive new admissions, prepare and maintain patient charges, maintain a daily log and clinic log, and perform miscellaneous clerical duties as required. You might also be required to pick up and deliver supplies and records for your unit, and may arrange ancillary appointments and patient transport. Nursing Station Clerk Trainees are generally required to work holidays; weekends; and day, evening, and night shifts on a rotating basis.

As a Nursing Station Clerk Trainee, you will serve a six-month probationary traineeship during which your job performance and progression will be evaluated. After an initial eight-week period and prior to the completion of the six-month probationary period, a Nursing Station Clerk Trainee not meeting required standards will be terminated. If you satisfactorily complete the traineeship, you will be advanced to the full title of Nursing Station Clerk 1, G-7, without further examination.

The Classification standard for this title illustrates the nature, extend, and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe. There is no classification standard available currently for this title.

Summary of Minimum Qualifications

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.

00-469 26-808

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

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To narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs, click on "For the General Public", then "Search Vacancies", and select "Yes" on the NY HELPS dropdown to narrow your search to NY HELPS jobs.

Directions to apply will be specified on each individual job posting.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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