Health Unit Coordinator


Puyallup, WA

What you'll be doing

The health unit coordinator is responsible for performing clerical duties, facilitating communication and contributing to a smooth functioning, well-equipped unit. The candidate processes physician orders, maintains and organizes patients records, communicates requests, messages and information that assists the physicians, nurses and other personnel to give patient care. The incumbent assists with customer relations on the unit. This position procures supplies and patient care items from other hospital departments as needed. S/he assists with transportation of patients as needed. The applicant functions according to current hospital and division of nursing policies and procedures. Individual maintains a safe, clean, and orderly environment in the nursing station. This position seeks out information to assist in patient care and unit needs. The role performs additional duties as requested by the manager/director.

What your background should be

Completion of a basic health unit coordinator course and proficiency in medical terminology required. Candidate with related experience in a medical setting may considered in lieu of the basic HUC course. Prior health unit coordinator experience preferred. The candidate should be able to move about facility freely, able to support supplies weighing 20+ lbs., and able to respond to overhead pages and alarms as needed. Keyboard proficiency is required.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

This is a nonprofit teaching hospital and medical center that provides residency programs in family medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics & gynecology and emergency medicine services.
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