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Swedish Health Services Unit Coordinator - Emergency Services in Issaquah, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Health Unit Coordinator (0.75 FTE, Evening Shift) 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. Management of the Medical Chart, files, on-call physicians, order entry, admission, discharge and disposition of the patient from the department. Maintains and retrieves clinical information as needed to meet regulatory requirements. Provides front line customer service and service recovery responsibility. Manages computer systems specific to the Emergency Department. Responsible for all incoming telephone, community EMS communications, and outside medical centers requests for patient information. Performs other special project assignments as directed. Manages the physical environment and supplies. Participates in quality improvement activities of the medical center and Emergency Department.

In this position you will:

  • Manages the information required to meet regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinates order entry and results/reports needed for patient care.

  • Demonstrates team behavior that supports and meets the team values.

  • Performs data entry and collection of data needed to evaluate systems and processes.

  • Initiates and prioritizes telephone communications.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • One (1) year related experience in a medical setting or completion of unit coordinator program

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • One (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 — https://caregiver.ehr.com

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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: Evening

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Issaquah

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

Req ID: 322597