Health Unit Coordinator (PRN) Days Job

Children's Health - Health Unit Coordinators Careers

Job Number: 51816

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 6-17-2017


The shift is 0830-1700. They must work a minimum of one shift per week (M-F, no weekends);
The work day will vary and flexibility is essential.

This position is making preop phone calls with families so customer service and/or scheduling background is
preferred. It is composed of sitting at a desk making numerous preop phone calls in coordination with a nurse.

Activities performed are intended to support, supplement, and/or complement patient care provided by licensed clinical staff.

PRN Position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs secretarial duties according to hospital and unit standards related to patient charts, patient orders, forms and records.
  • Works as a team member to promote positive, accurate communication between staff and with patients/families.
  • Maintains orderliness, safety and supplies in specific unit areas.
  • Performs clerical functions associated with accurate record keeping,
    • Heavy phone answering and documentation of calls
  • May serve as a preceptor to other unit coordinators.
  • Assists with bed control duties to ensure patients are admitted to appropriate service in a timely manner
  • Responds to visitors, patients and families, and other staff in a manner that promotes a positive public image for Children's Medical Center of Dallas.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.


  • Knowledge of hospital settings and medical terminology required.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to hear and communicate with others in a clear, understandable, and professional manner.
  • May be required to work under stressful conditions and be flexible and adaptable to change.

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