Swedish Medical Center Health Unit Coordinator - Emergency Department in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Health Unit Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Days ) to work in Emergency Services at the Swedish Issaquah Campus in Issaquah, WA .

The Health Unit Coordinator is responsible and accountable for the coordination of information and clerical support needed for the care and flow of patients in the Swedish Medical Center and Emergency Department environment.

In this position you will:

  • Manage the Medical Chart, files, on-call physicians, order entry, admission, discharge and disposition of the patient from the department.

  • Maintain and retrieve clinical information as needed to meet regulatory requirements.

  • Provide front line customer service and service recovery responsibility.

  • Manage computer systems specific to the Emergency Department.

  • Be responsible for all incoming telephone, community EMS communications, and outside medical centers requests for patient information.

  • Perform other special project assignments as directed.

  • Manage the physical environment and supplies.

  • Participate in quality improvement activities of the medical center and Emergency Department.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED.

  • 1 year related experience in a medical setting or completion of unit coordinator program.

  • Current CPR certified.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 1 year college studies.

  • Coursework/training in medical terminology.

  • Insurance and data entry systems experience.

About the Issaquah Campus

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Unit Coordinator

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 204429