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Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator

Train to work as a Health Unit Coordinator 

A Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the daily operations of a health care setting run efficiently. This important role serves as a link between physicians, nursing staff, patients, and other departments. The Certificate in Health Unit Coordinator program provides the industry knowledge to successfully work with hospitals, physician clinics, nursing homes, insurance companies, and other health care facilities.

Program Highlights:

  • Fundamentals of health care delivery

  • Hospital unit management

  • Basic patient care

  • Health and safety procedures in a health care setting

  • Medical insurance processing and coding

  • Functions of health records management

Health Unit Coordinator Certification

Students will take a proctored certification test provided by the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators. The proctored test takes place on the Charter College campus nearest to the student. If the student is not within a reasonable commuting distance to a campus, Charter will find a proctoring site close to the student’s home or, if the student has the required technology, will arrange live remote proctoring for the student to take the exam from home.

Program Length:

10 months**

Get started on your career path as a Health Unit Coordinator in as little as a year. Charter College offers a flexible year-round schedule. Classes enrolling now.

*This program is offered online through Charter College Vancouver for non-Alaska residents and through Charter College Anchorage for Alaska residents.

**Students must meet admissions requirements noted in the Catalog & Student Handbook.