Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Health Unit Coordinator is $15.90
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Health Unit Coordinators?
An entry-level Health Unit Coordinator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.54 based on 70 salaries. An early career Health Unit Coordinator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.94 based on 341 …Read more
What Do Health Unit Coordinators Do?
A health unit coordinator is responsible for ensuring that operations run smoothly in a clinical setting such as a doctor's office, a hospital, or a local clinic. The day-to-day duties of the coordinator's position vary based on their employer. However, this individual's responsibilities generally include checking patients in when they first arrive, scheduling upcoming appointments for patients, and inputting medical data into various databases.
Health unit coordinators also must break down …Read more
- Liaise with patients, families, nurses, and caregivers to ensure smooth operations.
- Take unit responsibility during emergencies.
- Transcribe and update documentation and orders, confirming data where necessary.
- Coordinate and assist with activities and scheduling across groups.