The Health Unit Coordinator major is designed to prepare students for careers in health care facilities which require the performance of a variety of office and communication skills. These duties include making special arrangements to meet client needs, scheduling appointments and tests according to doctors' orders, monitoring and ordering supplies, and transcribing doctors' orders to charts and other communication devices. Communicating effectively by telephone and in person with clients, visitors, and facility staff is an important part of the job. Employment may be found in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, and in other health care facilities.
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