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Health Care Unit Coordinator

HEALTHCARE

Description

Sometimes called medical secretaries, health care unit coordinators support the medical staff at a healthcare facility. A heath care unit coordinator helps to keep the facility organized and coordinates communication between patients and medical staff.

Detalles de la Carrera

Habilidades

Estudiantes en Health Care Unit Coordinator are trained in the following subject areas:

  • Learn how to communicate with health care facility staff members, patients, and other health care customers;
  • Maintain patient charts and forms
  • Handle incoming calls and other organizational duties
  • Organize unit supplies
  • File forms and reports
  • Support other duties to maintain daily work operations
  • Document and follow doctors’ and nurses’ orders
  • Request support services as needed
  • Communicate facility policies to patients, visitors, and staff
  • Understand medical symbols, abbreviations, terminology, and medication orders

Opciones de Carrera

Career Options

Most Health Unit Coordinator Job Corps graduates work for hospitals and healthcare facilities. A large part of their job is communicating with staff, patients, and visitors throughout their shifts. 

Requisitos

Antes de ingresar al programa , los estudiantes deben:

  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Have strong math and reading skills.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Acreditaciones

Como estudiante de Job Corps, tendrás la oportunidad de obtener acreditaciones en tu área de capacitación que pueda llevarte a mejores oportunidades de empleo, salarios más altos y promociones.

Expectativas

En tu trabajo, se esperará que demuestres las siguientes cualidades en todo momento:

  • Ability to multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Leadership skills

Health Care Unit Coordinator Números para saber

$25K

Potencial nacional de sueldo para esta carrera

18+

Meses se requieren para terminar este programa