Health Unit Coordinator

This program prepares students to function in hospitals, nursing homes and other institutions as receptionists and health unit coordinators, processing patient charts, maintaining inventories and performing other related duties. Duties include coordinating communications, maintaining unit and patient records and forms, requisitioning services from various departments, and transcribing doctors orders and completing clerical duties for admissions, discharges, transfers and deaths. The curriculum includes general education, typing, medical terminology, clerk functions and clinical experience.

Shared programs expand access to programs that are in high demand both by students and employers. Two or more colleges entering into a formal agreement that identifies which courses/labs will be offered at the individual colleges. In some cases students may be asked to attend a college outside of their current district. Check with the colleges listed for more details.

Program Name: 
Health Unit Coordinator
Program Number: 
30-510-5
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
Offered at These Colleges: 
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  • Program is part of a stackable pathway at this college. Click icon for career pathways rep.
  • Program transfers from this college to other institutions.* Click icon for college transfer info.
  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
*It is strongly recommended you secure the agreement with the institution you intend to transfer to.

Employment Snapshot

Median Salary Six Months After Graduation: 
$25,462