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Certificate-Health Unit Coordinator 

Area of Study: Health Information Management 
Degree/Certificate: Short Term Certificate

  
If you are not already an active Tri-C student, you must first apply to the college. If you are interested in more than one health careers program, you must submit a separate health careers application for each program.  You may only apply to three programs at one time. 


A Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) is an essential member of a healthcare team with nonclinical responsibilities who manages all nonclinical tasks on hospital nursing units.
Responsibilities of HUC include coordinating the activities of the nursing staff, doctors, hospital diagnostic departments, patients, and the visitors to the nursing unit.

Health Unit Coordinator skills include:
  • Transcribing physician orders for patient treatment
  • Preparing patient charts
  • Maintaining statistical reports 
It is one of the more key positions on the nursing unit. Health Unit Coordinators may also be employed in emergency departments, doctor's offices, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and long-term care facilities to assist the nursing staff with clerical duties related to patients health records and coordination of treatment. 

This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following program outcomes:  Health Unit Coordinator Short-Term Certificate Outcomes
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at, www.tri-c.edu/gainfulemployment

How to reach us

Kathy Loflin, RHIA 
216-987-4456 
Kathy.Loflin@tri-c.edu 
Metropolitan Campus
MHCS 124A

Health Careers Enrollment Center 
216-987-4247 
healthcareers@tri-c.edu 
Cuyahoga Community College
2900 Community College Avenue
Metropolitan Campus-MHCS 126
Cleveland, Ohio 44115-3196


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Health Unit Coordinator is currently accepting for Fall 2014

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