HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7086424 (Ref:hlj_33045)

Posted: October 1, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

 Position Highlights:

  • The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for the overall flow and coordination of activities within the patient care unit. Maintains good public relations with patients, visitors, staff, and physicians, while preserving confidentiality of information related to the organization. Functions as preceptor for on-boarding newly hired Health Unit Coordinators, including department onboarding and unit-specific training. Responsible for accurate and timely submission of time and attendance for team members according to payroll system policies and procedures.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience working in a hospital or ambulatory care setting 
  • Health Unit Coordinator or Unit Secretary experience preferred

Responsibilities: 

  • Orients and trains new Health Unit Coordinator team members
  • Coordinates with other departments and team members to address patient care needs. Maintains and updates patient records as appropriate
  • Responsible for timekeeping and other payroll-related duties
  • Answers phones and responds to patient requests. Schedules follow-up appointments for discharged patients
  • Orders supplies, including specialty supplies, and enters work requests and completes other related administrative tasks
  • Responsible for reviewing and ensuring proper charge capture according to unit charge master
  • Serves as minute taker for unit staff meetings

Credentials and Qualifications:

  • HS/GED Diploma
  • One year experience working in a hospital or ambulatory care setting


Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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