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Health Unit Coordinator Critical Care

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Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Schedule Type


Dept. Name

Heart/Lung Information Team

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

United Hospital, located in downtown St. Paul, Minn., is the largest hospital in the Twin Cities east metro area, providing innovative services and programs, such as the Nasseff Heart Center, United Heart; Vascular Clinic and Vascular Center; neuroscience care through the John Nasseff Neuroscience Institute for the treatment of brain aneurisms, Bentson Family Foundation Neurological Intensive Care Unit, Brain Tumor Center and the Nasseff Neuroscience Center; as well as psychiatry, womens health, surgical, rehabilitation and emergency services. With 2,949 employees, more than 1,000 physicians and 546 licensed beds, United Hospital provides a full range of health care services to 200,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.


Req ID: 67161
  • Communicates in a respectful and caring manner by listening, accepting diversity and individuality
  • Manages technical and support systems with unit personnel and interdepartmental hospital services to facilitate communication and access to pertinent data and/or supplies needed for patient care
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary health care team members in facilitating ex-change of information needed to secure patient services or plan/intervene for patient care within ANW and with other appropriate health care providers
  • Actively participates and supports unit based quality management plan
  • Participates in learning and other opportunities for developing and maintaining competence
  • Works as a member of the health care team to create a cohesive and respectful environment which supports patient care through delegated and independent functions
  • Uses human and material resources in a cost-effective manner to facilitate patients expected length of stay
  • Demonstrates understanding of their role in developing and maintaining an environment that is safe for patients, visitors and employees
  • Compliance
  • Protects patient rights/confidentiality


  • High School Graduate or GED required
Qualifications/Skills :
  • 2-5 years of Experience in a medical office or hospital setting required if not a grad of accredited Health Unit Coordinator program
  • 2-5 years of experience with windows based applications and keyboarding skills preferred
  • Previous HUC experience preferred
  • Medical terminology preferred



  • Customer service experience


  • Computer skills
  • Ability to set priorities and work in a high activity environment
  • Ability to interact with patients, family members/visitors, other health team members in courteous and helpful manner
  • Familiarity with medical terminology

Work Schedule

32 hours per week, 0.8 FTE
8 hour shifts
Every other weekend rotation
non contract
benefit eligible

Location/Community Information

With beautiful natural settings along the Mississippi River, St. Paul embodies a large ethnically diverse population with restaurants, cultural entertainment, and shopping venues for everyone. Downtown St. Paul features a number of historic buildings including the State Capitol, the Fitzgerald Theater, the Landmark Center, the St. Paul Hotel, and breathtaking views of the Mississippi River. The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. St. Paul offers many private, alternative, and public school options from elementary through college and a wide array of housing options from old historic homes to new construction. The Twin Cities is consistently ranked near the top of Fortune's list of best cities in the world for work and family. A healthy business climate, opportunities for employment, good transportation, and an entrepreneurial environment are amongst the contributing factors.

  • Located in St. Paul
  • Population = 287,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine

Star Tribune



If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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Health Unit Coordinator