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File #: RES 21-027    Name: Adjust Salary Range of Medical Unit Clerk
Type: BoS Resolution Status: Passed - Natividad Medical Center
File created: 2/1/2021 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 3/9/2021 Final action: 3/9/2021
Title: Adopt Resolution to: a. Amend Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution (PPPR) No. 98-394 Appendix A to adjust the salary range for the classification of Medical Unit Clerk, as indicated; and b. Direct the Human Resources Department to implement the changes in the Advantage HRM System.
Attachments: 1. Board Report.pdf, 2. RESOLUTION, 3. Completed Board Order and Resolution Item no. 17
Title
Adopt Resolution to:
a. Amend Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution (PPPR) No. 98-394 Appendix A to adjust the salary range for the classification of Medical Unit Clerk, as indicated; and
b. Direct the Human Resources Department to implement the changes in the Advantage HRM System.

Report
RECOMMENDATION:
It is recommended that the Board of Supervisors:

Adopt Resolution to:
a. Amend Personnel Policies and Practices Resolution (PPPR) No. 98-394 Appendix A to adjust the salary range for the classification of Medical Unit Clerk, as indicated; and
b. Direct the Human Resources Department to implement the changes in the Advantage HRM System.

SUMMARY/DISCUSSION:
The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 521 requested a compensation study for the Medical Unit Clerk classification. The Natividad HR Department conducted a wage study with our comparable agencies and recommends that a new salary range for the Medical Unit Clerk classification be set at $3,549-$4,847 (monthly) based on labor market findings.

The Medical Unit Clerk positions are critical to the effective delivery of direct patient care in that they perform a wide variety of clerical duties in support of doctors, nurses and other staff on various inpatient units and within assigned medical treatment areas. The primary function of incumbents within this classification is to act as a unit receptionist for various inpatient units and/or ancillary service departments within an inpatient acute care facility.

In October 2020, SEIU Local 521 requested that a compensation study be conducted on the classification of Medical Unit Clerk citing necessity primarily based on the premise that there was no record available of a compensation study since origination in 1981. Outside of negotiated cost of living adjustments, there is no record of a market analysis being performed since the classification was created to ensure alignment. The wage study is now complete and confirmed that the classi...

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