Hospital Unit Coordinator (also known as Health or Hospital Unit Clerk/Ward Clerk) works in hospital or office settings and assist nursing staff with non-clinical clerical tasks. They handle everything from maintaining patient charts and scheduling diagnostic tests, to ordering supplies and transcribing doctor’s orders. They also receive new patients and give information and directions to visitors.
The Hospital Unit Coordinator Certificate Program is a 120-hour (approximately) part-time program that prepares graduates for the challenging and rewarding career of looking after the administrative and clerical requirements of a hospital unit. Students are examined in theory and practical components and, upon successful completion, receive a certificate.
Skilled Unit Cordinators who bring an excellent work ethic and attention to detail, compassion for people and a positive attitude to their jobs are needed in our health care system! These positions offer a competitive wage, flexible hours, a fast-paced interactive environment, and an interesting variety of duties.
The program goal is to prepare students to apply for employment in a hospital as a Unit Coordinator/Clerk. Program graduates will have been taught the skills to: