Job Vacancy Health Unit Coordinator II – Ben Taub – 3A MedOncology – Night Harris Health

Job title: Health Unit Coordinator II – Ben Taub – 3A MedOncology – Night

Company: Harris Health

Job description: Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements


The Health Unit Coordinator II (HUC II) is accountable for the daily (shift) clerical operation and coordination of the activities on a nursing unit(s). The HUC II works closely with the charge nurse to facilitate and support unit operations to assure patient needs are met. The HUC II monitors and assures compliance with select environmental and process safety and regulator standards and maintains unit supplies and equipment. The HUC II functions as the hub for coordinating unit activity and communication. The HUC II is proficient in medical terminology, communication skills, organizational skills, technical skills, clerical functions and computer skills. The Health Unit Coordinator demonstrates and role models personal and professional effectiveness.


Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

a. Education and Experience:

Associate Degree plus one (1) year related experience preferred,

OR Licensed Vocational Nurse with one (1) year related experience preferred.

OR seven (7) years commensurate experience required.

Basic Life Support from a hospital-based American Heart Association (AHA) approved program.

b. Licensure/Certification: Health Unit Coordination Certification required

Equipment Operated:

a. Proficient in use of desk top computers and basic office soft ware.

b. Various office equipment, including fax machines, printers, scanners, and telecommunication systems


a. Medical terminology

b. Effective written and verbal communication skills

c. Efficient organizational skills


Communication Skills:

Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Language(s): English

Other Skills:

Medical Terminology, PC, Word Processing

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

Application Instructions

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Expected salary:

Location: Houston, TX

Job date: Sat, 02 Sep 2023 04:43:25 GMT

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