Court Clerk

HMH CARRIER CLINIC INC Belle Mead Requisition # 2022-113728 ShiftDay StatusPart-time with Benefits Weekend WorkEvery Other Weekend HolidaysFour of 6 On CallNo On-Call Required Shift HoursM,W,F 8:00am-11:00am & Tues 9:00am-6:00pm Address252 County Road 601, Belle Mead, 08502

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Coordinate commitment packets for admitted patients to Carrier Clinic. Ensure all patients have proper paperwork to be compliant with regulatory and legal standards.


Court Clerk Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Access Department and Unit Staff to determine which patients will need a Physician Certificate done in order to be compliant with commitment admission
  • Responsible for informing unit secretaries of the need and follow-up to make sure that paperwork is done timely
  • Daily pick up of PCs from units
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy pf Court Order and Application for Involuntary Commitment
  • Assemble packet containing Court Order and Application, screening document, and the two Physician Certificates, ensuring all documents are accurate and complete
  • Send packets to the assigned Judge
  • When signed orders are returned back, a copy is scanned to the Court drive, change Meditech status and fax/email packet to the originating county, and file
  • Meet with unit and patients on the unit to complete any paperwork not completed on admission
  • Support weekend staff to identify, coordinate, complete and deliver Commitment packets to weekend and holiday
  • emergent Judges in compliance with 72 hour rule
  • Upon discharge, complete the discharge letter and send to court timely
  • Coordinate and communicate information with Public Defenders on court matters
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
  • Meets or exceeds expectations of patients, hospital and staff members, in person or via the telephone in the course of performing assigned accountabilities


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • Three (3) years secretarial experience

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Associate¿s or Bachelor¿s degree preferred
  • 1 year behavioral health care experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications Required: Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

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