Health Unit Coordinator

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

Health Unit Coordinator
Health Information Technician

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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.

Contact Marla
marla.briggs@cptc.edu
253-589-5669
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.

Contact Teresa
teresa.scotland@cptc.edu
253-589-6028

Degrees & Certificates

In our Health Unit Coordinator Program we offer a certificate. Click the link to find out more!