Health Unit Coordinator Job Description

Health Unit Coordinator Job Description (JD)

  • Greet patients and hand out forms
  • Keep appointment calendar and other schedules
  • Transcribe doctor’s orders
  • Maintain medical charts and graph vital signs
  • Issue or locate documents (birth/death certificates, discharge notes etc.)
  • Update databases with patient information
  • Collaborate with medical and non-medical staff
  • Order supplies when needed
  • Undertake other duties as assigned


Requirements

  • Proven experience as health unit coordinator or similar role
  • Experience using medical records and databases
  • Good knowledge of relevant medical terminology
  • Experience in medical transcription is a plus
  • Outstanding communication and customer service ability
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Team player
  • High school diploma
  • Successful completion of a HUC training program is preferred
  • Professional certification is a plus