Health Unit Coordinator (HUC), Drake Center SNF - 2 North, Night Shift

Job Description

Health Unit Coordinator (HUC), Night Shift, Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 2 North

UC Health is hiring a full-time HUC, for SNF 2 North, for the night shift at Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care.

The HUC will support Daniel Drake's SNF 2 North department, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care

Daniel Drake Center specializes in providing post-acute and transitional care services for patients recovering from a catastrophic injury or illness. Daniel Drake Center is the only hospital-based skilled nursing facility in the Cincinnati region. With a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services including medically complex care, skilled nursing, assisted living, wellness services, and research, Daniel Drake Center offers comprehensive care continuum and a variety of services to help patients throughout their recovery.

Unit Details
  • Participate "Grow Your Own" opportunities to access training and growth opportunities within the department.
  • Enjoy a family-oriented and collaborative work environment.
  • Gain access to extensive hospital resources that are shared among units.


The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) facilitates the efficient functioning of a patient care unit by performing receptionist and clerical/non-clinical support activities. The Health Unit Coordinator has knowledge of age-specific needs of the patient population.
  • Support-provides clerical/non-clinical support for the provision with patient services under the supervision of the nursing management. Supports the patient care environment by communicating clearly, courteously and effectively, verbal and through written and computer documentation, while maintaining confidentiality of information.
  • Assembles the patient chart with appropriate forms according to policy, providing additional forms as necessary. Prepares charts for patients scheduled for the operating room, special studies/therapies, transfer or discharge. Prepares maintains and files forms and reports in patient charts. Dispositions patients through appropriate computer systems to promptly process admissions, discharges, deaths and transfers.
  • Facilitates scheduled studies and therapies by scheduling and coordinating in-house transportation for patients. Assists in coordination of discharge process. Should process discharges appropriately, assuring that all of the patient's records is sent to the Medical Records department.
  • Keeps the Admitting office informed of patient activity on the unit through the Hospital information system. Communicates with the Environmental and Nutritional Services to ensure appropriate activities occur.
  • Facilitates interdepartmental communication by providing information (e.g. phone messages) to appropriate clinicians.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years equivalent customer service experience
  • HUC education from college or vocational school preferred

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at