Job Description

Coord Health Unit


The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for supporting patient care delivery by processing physician orders, maintaining patient records, managing patient information, scheduling, and providing customer service. The individual has excellent organization and communication skills (written and verbal).


  • Works collaboratively with customers to ensure that accurate clerical information is obtained and distributed in a timely and confidential manner.

  • Completes documents legibly and accurately. Completes HUC tsks and clip boards in a timely manner.

  • Initiates and maintains medical record organization from admission through transfer and or discharge. Completes both electronic and paper chart checks consistent with the MNM policy.

  • Demonstrates professional and courteous skills in all modes of communication (phone, email, fax, one on one, call system, etc.)

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the medicolegal implications and responsibilities related to Colleague and patient records to protect the colleague, patient and hospital adhering to privacy and confidentially mandates.

  • Accurately captures charges to support correct patient billing.

  • Takes initiative in expanding job-related knowledge and skills to improve performance and adjust to change. Performs other job-related functions as assigned.

  • Note: Failure to adhere to McLaren Northern Michigan core values AT ALL TIMES AT WORK or to complete less than 100% of training and in-service requirements will result in no pay increase for the year.



  • Minimum of high school graduate with training on personal computers (with different applications), general office equipment use and procedures.


  • Course work in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology preferred.

  • Certification may be obtained (CHUC - Certified Health Unit Coordinator) through the National Association for Health Unit Coordinators.

  • Previous experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

Job: Administrative/Clerical

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21001901

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code