Ascension Health Health Unit Coordinator in Glendale, Wisconsin

Job ID: 244904

Health Unit Coordinator

Glendale, Wisconsin


Additional Job Information

Title: Health Unit Coordinator

City, State: Glendale,WI

Location: Ortho Hospital of Wisconsin

Department: Orthopedic Hospital of WI

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Health Unit Coordinator performs administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned clinical area.


  • Greets patients and visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.

  • Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol.

  • Types various reports and documents for unit staff.

  • Assists with processing patient admissions, transfers and discharges. Assembles and maintains patient charts.



  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).


  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • One year experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Knowledge of Medical terminology preferred. Microsoft Office experience preferred.

How To Apply

We urge you to apply to any/all positions that you have interest in, and should you fit the qualifications for the role we will certainly reach out to you. Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterisk), as well additional information that is requested of you. Information that you offer us will better assist us in understating your qualification and fit for the position(s) you’ve applied.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

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Please note that Ascension, and its affiliates and subsidiaries, will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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