HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR
Graduates of the Health Unit Coordinator program are prepared to sit for the Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) exams.
AVERAGE STARTING SALARY
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO EARN YOUR CERTIFICATION AS A HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR?
Through the Health Unit Coordinator Program, you are eligible for the Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) Certifications. To earn a certificate from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 18 years of age.
The CUHC and CEHRS certifications ensure that you are ready to excel as a Health Unit Coordinator.
HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR OUTCOMES
PROGRAM FAST FACTS:
You’ll be readied for career paths that include Medical Secretary and Health Unit Coordinator
Students can start at any time — no waiting for months to get going • The program is entirely online
Remote instructors are there to provide mentorship and one-on-one guidance
THIS CERTIFICATION ENSURES INDIVIDUALS CAN:
- Manage communications between doctors, nurses, and patients for health units or hospital floors
- Process admissions, discharges, and transfers
- Manage physician orders
- Identify and correct potential issues and hazards
- Excel at customer satisfaction service initiatives
- Audit patient records for regulatory compliance and completion
- Process medical record requests for release of information
- Schedule treatments, process lab tests, and document exam information
OVERVIEW OF THE ISSUING AUTHORITY
The National Healthcareer Association (NHA), is one of the largest allied health certificate providers. Since its beginnings in 1989, the NHA has helped produce better professionals and programs for thousands of schools across the country.
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Health Unit Coordinator
Prepare to be an integral support professional for doctors and nurses in various healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes.
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