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HEALTH CARE UNIT COORDINATOR

CUIDADO DE SALUD

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

Students in 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

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 entrar al programa de , los estudiantes deben:

  • Terminar el programa central básico con calificaciones aprobatorias en todos los exámenes escritos y de rendimiento.
  • Obtener fuertes habilidades en matemáticas y lectura.
  • Obtener un diploma de escuela preparatoria (high school) o su equivalente.

Acreditaciones

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Los estudiantes que terminen un programa de capacitación en servicios de salud podrán obtener acreditación nacionalmente reconocida de la Asociación Nacional de Carreras de la Salud (NHA) y una licencia/credencial emitida por el estado.

Health Care Unit Coordinator Cifras que hay que conocer

$25K

Potencial nacional de sueldo para esta carrera

18+

Months to complete career training program

Expectativas

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:


Habilidad para tareas múltiples
Atención al detalle
Confiabilidad
Integridad
Liderazgo


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