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Fairview Health Services Health Unit Coordinator in Burnsville, Minnesota


The Emergency Department at Fairview Ridges (Burnsville, MN) is a 45 bed unit, serves patients of all ages, from pediatrics to adults, and incorporates a multidisciplinary approach to all emergencies.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible for the clerical activities on the unit assigned. These include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintenance of the patients’ medical records, transcription of medical orders

  • Scheduling and coordination of patient tests and procedures

  • Maintenance of unit communication system

  • Answering phones

  • Coordination of communication between unit based staff, physicians, other departments as needed


Required Qualifications

  • 1 year customer service experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years customer service experience

  • Previous HUC, administrative or hospitality industry experience

  • Completion of HUC training program or demonstrated HUC experience of 1-2 years, if HUC Vo-Tech has not been completed.

  • Understanding of medical terminology.

Desired Skills

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, telephone, and written) and computer skills required

  • Experience and knowledge of the electronic medical record EPIC

  • Ability to focus and work in an environment of frequent interruptions

  • Strong organizational skills.

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Burnsville

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago (7/21/2021 2:27 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-76986

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Administrative/Clerical/Customer Service

Location Fairview Ridges Hospital

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks Casual

Department Emergency Room