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St. Luke's Hospital Health Unit Coordinator - Med Teaching 7W in DULUTH, Minnesota


  • The Health Unit Coordinator, under the direction of the RN, demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the HUC role in the team delivery of patient care. Uses current technology to transcribe orders, maintain the integrity of the patient medical record, and gathers/enters and credits patient charges. Keeps the unit stocked.


  • Education: High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Experience: N/A

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A


  • Education: Completion of Health Unit Coordinator course.

  • Experience: Previous Health Unit Coordinator, Patient Care or general office experience.

  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A


  • Legible handwriting; knowledge of medical terminology; demonstrated organizational skill; display of proper telephone etiquette; ability to communicate with people in a tactful manner; ability to perform basic computer keyboarding with knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.

  • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



  • Mostly sedentary work; occasional prolonged standing/walking. Ability to be mobile, hear, reach, see, sit for eight (8) hours; and lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

  • Stand - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

  • Walk - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

  • Sit - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)

  • Reach with hands and arms - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

  • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

  • Bending-repetitive forward - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)

  • Talk or hear - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)


  • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)

  • Up to 25 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)


  • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)