Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) - Surgery Unit [DAYS] at The University of Texas Medical Branch

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Galveston, Texas

Job Description:


JOB DESCRIPTION:To support the daily operation of a patient care unit through clerical support to the health-care team.


  • Performs receptionist/secretary activities for assigned area embodying the Principles of Service:

  • Greets patients, guests, and staff in a courteous manner.

  • Interacts with and provides services for patients and their families, appropriate to the specialty and age of the patient (as defined in the Unit Addendum).

  • Utilizes professional telephone etiquette at all times.

  • Promptly answers telephones and intercoms.

  • Accurately routes call and message to the appropriate individuals or departments.

  • Uses basic computer skills and printing equipment to retrieve and process appropriate clinical information from the hospital information system.

  • Promptly processes electronic mail and messages, i.e.; transmits, receives, and acknowledges them; prints hard copies of incoming mail or messages, or routes them to other terminals as designated; enters dates, time, and identifying data related to mail and messages into an index of electronic files or documents.

  • Maintains bulletin boards, unit manuals, and files so they are current and in correct order.

  • Posts flyers in designated areas.

  • Sorts and distributes incoming unit mail, placing it in the appropriate place/mailbox.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:High school or equivalent. Completion of an accredited Unit Coordinator/Clerk program, or one (1) year related job experience/college course work. Must be proficient in typing, spelling, and medical terminology. Must maintain current CPR Certification.

SALARY RANGE:The salary range for this position is $14/hr - $20.65/hr commensurate with experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Primary Location

:United States-Texas-Galveston

Work Locations

:0511 - John Sealy Annex301 University Blvd.Galveston77555-0511


:Medical Administrative


:Hospital & Clinics BusGrpFull-Time

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Job Posting

:Apr 29, 2021, 3:55:41 PM