Jan 28, 2022  
2021-22 Catalog 
2021-22 Catalog

Health Unit Coordinator Certificate of Achievement

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This health professional is responsible for maintaining and supporting a healthcare facility. Their duties include setting up hospital admittance charts, performing data entry, ordering lab tests and x-rays,  transcribing physician orders, maintaining patient records, and managing facility communications.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the following skills & abilities:

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic human anatomical structure and body functions
  • Interpret, understand, and use basic medical and laboratory terminology
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer applications
  • Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Interact and communicate with a diverse client base, with sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Demonstrate the ability to use an electronic admitting system for admitting, discharging, and transferring pre-operative and post-operative patients
  • Demonstrate the ability to check patients into a doctor’s office, including complete knowledge of insurance types and restrictions and proficiency in medical billing and coding

Important Notes/Conditions

This applies to the students seeking Allied health AAS-T degree upon completion of the certificate:

  • To earn any certificate in Allied Health, students must complete all required certificate program courses with a grade of “C” or better.
  • To earn the AAS-T degree in Allied Health, students must first complete a certificate in Allied Health, and they must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework taken at BC and the courses applied to the degree, including credits transferred from other colleges.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For details about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit https://www2.bellevuecollege.edu/legal/gedisclosure/health-unit-coordinator.pdf

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