Job Description

Job Title 
Health Unit Coordinator - Part Time
Requisition ID

Begin Date 


Snoqualmie, WA 98065

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OBJECTIVE SUMMARY: The Health Unit Coordinator assists the medical staff by performing a variety of clerical tasks that ensures the efficiency of the patient unit. The Health Unit Coordinator provides services to the patient, medical staff, and management of the hospital.


  • Act as receptionist, receive new patients, direct visitors, provide patient information to medical staff
  • Answer the unit telephone
  • Respond to patient call lights
  • Assemble and maintain patient charts from admission to discharge
  • Receive and record telephone laboratory and diagnostic results and notify appropriate medical staff of the results
  • Transcribe, verify and follow-up on physician orders
  • Process patient orders, requests for examinations and other ancillary services, such as x-rays, laboratory tests, and transportation, order equipment, coordinate patient admissions, transfers, discharges
  • Maintain the nursing and medication files
  • Maintain office equipment for the unit
  • Order unit supplies
  • May direct the work of orderlies and unit volunteers
  • Maintain patient confidentiality

PREFERRED EDUCATION: High School graduate, GED.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One (1) year clerical experience in healthcare setting.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Function in emergencies and incidents.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Natural or corrected near – visual acuity is necessary to read patient charts and physician orders. Natural or corrected hearing necessary to communicate effectively with others. Moderate need for standing or walking.

OTHER DUTIES – Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Skills

* Good organization skills
* Good communication skills
* Ability to speak, read, and write English
* Strong computer skills
* Good customer service skills
* Ability to work on multiple priorities at once

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