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Providence Health & Services Health Unit Coordinator - Surgical Short Stay Unit in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Health Unit Coordinator - Surgical Short Stay Unit (0.8 FTE , Day Shift) to work at Providence St. Peters Hospital in Olympia, WA.

Health Unit Coordinators (HUCs) coordinate unit activities with ancillary departments and perform clerical/reception support for the unit; perform admission of patients, processing of patient orders, chart maintenance, and provide general support to patients and families, under supervision of the Unit Leader or designated licensed staff.

In this position you will:

  • Welcome visitors with eye contact, smile and friendly greeting.

  • Respond to and assist with patient, staff and visitor questions.

  • Acknowledge questions or concerns and meet immediate needs or finds someone who can help.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of the EHR to manage patient registration/admit/transfer/discharge.

  • Run reports and audits from the EHR as directed.

  • Schedule patient appointments and tests.

  • Obtain insurance information as applicable.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the basic use of Microsoft Office products.

  • Assist with the ordering, tracking, maintenance and organization of unit equipment and supplies.

  • Maintain patient and department records.

  • Maintain Privacy, Confidentiality and Safety.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year experience in clerical experience in a medical field, such as medical assistant, unit secretary, admitting clerk, or medical office receptionist.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 240091