Become a Health Unit Coordinator

The Greensboro Health Unit Coordinator program is a thorough certification program which will prepare students for an entry-level career in healthcare administration.  

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18 Weeks

Program Length

CHUC, CEHRS

Certifications

$4,000.00

TUITION

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What does a Health Unit Coordinator do?

Health unit coordinators wear many hats in a healthcare setting, supporting everything from patient relations to monitoring compliance. 

Upon completion of the Health Unit Coordinator program, students will be comfortable with medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology and best practices in a healthcare setting. They will also be prepared for a wide array of tasks, including transcription, electronic health record audits, collecting patient information and managing communications.

Where does a Health Unit Coordinator work?

Health Unit Coordinators are an essential part of every healthcare facility and work in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and private practice offices. The daily role of a coordinator will include frequent collaboration with other healthcare professionals, along with extensive communication with patients and families.

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  • Training Materials Provided

Health Unit Coordinator

Outcomes

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Health Unit Coordinators have predicted employment growth of over 10% by 2030. The need for certified coordinators will continue to increase as the population ages, and employers will be seeking qualified candidates to provide high levels of customer service, assist with unit functions and maintain patient records.

  • The salary for a Health Unit Coordinator ranges from $29,000 to $52,000
  • Upon program completion, students have a thorough comprehension of electronic medical records, human anatomy, medical terminology and patient processes

Skills Learned

Students in the Greensboro Health Unit Coordinator program will spend 18 weeks completing a comprehensive curriculum in order to master the expertise needed to successfully launch their healthcare administration career. Some of the skills gained include:

  • Effective communication strategies in a healthcare setting
  • Electronic record monitoring and auditing
  • Transcription and charting functions
  • Understanding of medical terminology and human anatomy
  • Executing clinical and non-clinical functions

Courses - 18 Weeks

Introduction to Human Anatomy and Medical Terminology

Electronic Health Records

Health Unit Coordinating

Professionalism in Allied Health

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Health Unit Coordinator Job Possibilities

Health Unit Coordinator

$29,000 – $52,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Medical Secretary

$26,000 – $32,000

ESTIMATED SALARY

Certification Information

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to sit for the Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC) exam and the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam

CHUC

Certified Health Unit Coordinator

Earning this national certification demonstrates to future employers that you have mastered the skills and knowledge necessary to work successfully as a Health Unit Coordinator.

CEHRS

Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist

This certification ensures that you understand how to properly handle patient health records.

Health Unit Coordinator Online Training Tuition Options

In addition to the following payment options, we offer special corporate volume pricing. Visit the Corporate page for details.

Pay in full using any major credit card, PayPal or Venmo. Select “credit card” as your payment option. 

 

     

Apply for PayPal Credit and pay zero interest if your balance is paid in full within 6-months. Complete a quick application and you’ll receive a credit decision within seconds. 

 

Pay for your training with an education loan through Sallie Mae. Follow the below steps to begin your registration process.

Complete the course registration process to reserve your seat.

 

Many employers have education programs or will pay for continued education! Select "Corporate Invoice" if you need an invoice to process payment through company training tuition assistance/reimbursement plans. 

 

Download the free brochure below to your HR representative or manager and show them the benefits of gaining additional education!

Apply for a workforce grant through NCWorks and get all or part of your training paid for! Complete the course registration process on this site to reserve your seat. Select “NCWorks Grant” as your payment option. 

Pay in Full

$4,000

ONE TIME COST

Pay in full

Pay in full for your program using PayPal, Venmo or a credit card. 

Payment Plan

$4,000

INSTALLMENTS

Flexible payment option

Choose PayPal Credit at checkout to receive no-interest payments if paid in full in 6 months.

Tuition Assistance

$4,000

COMPANY INVOICE

Employer sponsored payment

We accept employer sponsored payments including tuition assistance/reimbursement.

Do you need help paying for your certification program?

Many employers offer education assistance programs. Download the brochures to show your employer the benefit of upskilling their employees.

PROGRAM COMPARISONS


Greensboro College

Community College

Program & Tuition Cost

$4,000 average

Up to $20,000

Exam Fees, Books & Materials

Included

Up to $750

Job Ready In

3–6 months

24–48 months

Schedule Flexibility

On-demand 24/7

Set class schedule

Travel Requirements

None: 100% online

On-campus classrooms

Student Support

Personal Advisors: text, call and email access

Professors: scheduled office hours

Career Coaching

Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers

Exam-based + prerequisites and electives

to meet credit

Content Delivery

3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning

Professor lectures

Meet Your Workforce Training Specialist

Kelly is your Workforce Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand the program, payment options, and succeed! Get in touch with Kelly to learn more about the program, Greensboro College, and how to achieve your workforce development goals!

FAQ

Students will complete the comprehensive online program over 18 weeks, making you job-ready in just over four months. The program is flexible, allowing for assignments to be completed anytime, from anywhere, 24/7.

Ideal candidates for this online program have excellent communication and critical thinking skills, are able to effectively multitask and are independent self-starters who can make decisions quickly.

Health Unit Coordinators pivot in many directions every day. In addition to supporting physicians and staff, they also assist with processing admissions, transfers and discharges, maintaining medical records and assisting with unit clerical functions.

Health Unit Coordinators often use this training as a stepping stone to other healthcare opportunities, including Unit Clerk, Patient Access Coordinator, Monitor Technician or Scheduling Coordinator.

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