Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator

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Start a Rewarding Career in Healthcare with Health Unit Coordinator Training

If you are well-organized and have an interest in healthcare, a career as a Health Unit Coordinator could be interesting and rewarding. In this role, you ensure that daily operations in a healthcare setting run efficiently. You serve as an important link between physicians, nurses, patients, and families, and maintain the communication and workflow among them. With a Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator, you could qualify for positions in hospitals, assisted living facilities, and physician clinics. Contact Charter College today to begin training.

CERTIFICATE IN Health Unit Coordinator Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates should be able to:
  • Organize activities of nursing personnel, medical staff, hospital departments, patients, and visitors in the clinical setting to meet patient needs.
  • Manage patient care workflow across multiple departments.
  • Interpret, review, and document patient care orders and patient medical charts.
  • Plan and execute daily routines related to administrative responsibilities of patient care departments.
  • Describe and defend guidelines pertaining to data control, security, privacy, and confidentiality of protected health information for all patients.
  • Identify appropriate policies and procedures in health care situations.
  • Translate information in an ethically and culturally respectful manner to improve patient satisfaction and care.
  • Illustrate effective interpersonal skills to resolve conflict and solve problems within patient care departments and other health care institutions.

Program Length

  • 10 months

Delivery Method

  • Online Learning

Health Unit Coordinator Classes and Curriculum

The Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator program prepares you to sit for a proctored certification test provided by the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators. The proctored test takes place on the Charter College campus nearest you. If you are not within a reasonable commuting distance to a campus, Charter will find a proctoring site close to your home or, if you have the required technology, will arrange live remote proctoring for you to take the exam from home.

Topics and Classes

Program Length

Delivery Method

  • Health Care Delivery
  • Basic Patient Care
  • Hospital Unit Management
  • Health and Safety Procedures
  • Health Records Management
  • Medical Insurance Processing and Billing
  • Medical Terminology
  • Professional Communication
  • Legal Issues, Ethics, and Confidentiality

In as little as 10 months, you can get started on a rewarding career path as a health unit coordinator. Charter College starts classes every five weeks providing unparalleled flexibility and our unique learning approach helps you to graduate on time.

The Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator program is available in an online format. Online learning gives you the flexibility to balance your classwork with family, work, and other commitments.

Prepare for Entry-Level Health Unit Coordinator Careers

The Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator program prepares you to handle the duties and requirements of entry-level Health Unit Coordinator positions. You can seek employment in hospitals, physician clinics, assisted living facilities, insurance companies, and other health care facilities.

Health Unit Coordinator Certifications

The Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator program prepares you to sit for a proctored certification test provided by the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators. The proctored test takes place on the Charter College campus nearest you. If you are not within a reasonable commuting distance to a campus, Charter will find a proctoring site close to your home or, if you have the required technology, will arrange live remote proctoring for you to take the exam from home.

Occupations this program prepares you for:

Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
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