Health Unit Coordinator

Our Health Unit Coordinator program prepares students to coordinate activities at the nursing unit desk.

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Our next program info session for Health Unit Coordinator is April 8 at 3 p.m. in Building 21, Room 105. Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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How Much It Costs


Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

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How Long It Takes

2 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers

Graduates may find employment as health unit coordinators. In Washington, median pay for health unit coordinators is $37,700 per year.

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What You'll Learn

You'll learn how to transcribe physicians’ orders, schedule diagnostic studies and appointments for follow-up care, order and maintain supplies, and maintain clerical and patient records.

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Degrees & Certificates

Health Unit Coordinator Certificate

Type: Certificate

Avg. # of Quarters: 3

Estimated Cost: $3,943

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Meet the Instructors

Marla Briggs

Marla is a full-time faculty member at Clover Park Technical College with six years of unit-secretary experience and expertise. Before coming to CPTC she worked as a Nursing Assistant with the department of Social & Health Services and COPES Home Care Provider with Catholic Community Services. She particularly enjoys working with the disabled and blind.

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Teresa Scotland

Teresa is the Coordinator of the Health Unit Coordinator Program, and graduated from El Paso Technical College and Hartnell College. She's worked as a Ward Clerk Unit Manager, a Health Unit Coordinator Preceptor, and on CPTC's Health Unit Coordinator Advisory Board. She's been an instructor at Clover Park Technical College since 2001, when she started working as a Health Unit Coordinator instructor at the South Hill Campus.

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