Oregon Health & Science University Health Unit Coordinator -Pediatric Acute Care Medial, PT Evenings in Portland, Oregon

Work Unit Description

Pediatric Acute Care Medical (PACM) provides Acute Care level care for patients 0-21 years of age, across a large spectrum of services to include; medicine, pulmonology, adolescents, family medicine, and more. Our team approach is family centered and includes daily multidisciplinary rounding, as well as, physician team rounds at the bedside with the family and the nurse. We also partner in care with child life, respiratory therapy, social work, school teachers, pharmacists, and therapy services. Our facility provides private rooms for patients/families, playrooms, family lounge, classroom and an outside courtyard.

Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range
  • FTE: 0.6, Part Time
  • Schedule: Evening, 1500-2330, including every other weekend
  • Salary Range: $16.47-$21.95 per hour
  • Location: Portland, OR (Marquam Hill)
  • Job Type: Union Represented (AFSCME)
Functions/Duties of Position

The Health Unit Coordinator is part of the health care team and utilizes her/his knowledge and skills to support and enhance nursing area/unit operations throughout OHSU. The Health Unit Coordinator maintains an accurate and current profile of patients and health care team members in multiple locations: census boards, call lists, and in the integrated heath record. The Health Unit Coordinator serves as a communications specialist, providing clerical and reception skills, data collection and computer entry. The Health Unit Coordinator provides problem-solving and performance improvement assistance on the unit.

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or GED
  • One year of clerical experience in a health care environment
  • Reads, writes and speaks fluent English
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Basic math skills
  • Demonstrated computer skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task OR
  • Equivalent combination of experience and training that would provide above referenced knowledge, skills and ability
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation


  • Some college preferred
  • Previous hospital or clerical experience preferred
  • National HUC (Health Unit Coordinator) certification preferred
Additional Details

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.

Job Title: Health Unit Coordinator -Pediatric Acute Care Medial, PT Evenings

Department: 9N Pediatric Acute Care Medical

Location: DCH 09124

Drug Testable: Yes

Job: IRC60429