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Health Unit Coordinator

Sesmie Global
Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
April 15, 2019


A competent Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) is urgently needed to undertake all prescription and communicate health physician orders on time.


Manage unit communication to promptly answer telephones and activating paging system and unit mail.

Document and manage medical records as per policy.

Support physicians by transcribing orders and managing patient charts.

Incorporate vision, values, missions and critical goals into job performance.

Manage Hospital standards by engaging in health committees and in-services.

Precept new associates as assigned by department manager.

Prioritize work and manage multiple emergent demands by working independently.

Tabulate data log sheets, receive payment, make receipt and follow billing procedures.

Prioritize and transcribe written doctor’s order under RN supervision.

Manage patient medical records as per hospital and unit policy.

Develop and achieve unit goals on health, safety, cost and quality.

Attain customer service excellence by satisfying customer needs.

Handle patient activities on and off nursing unit such facility transfers.l secretarial tasks necessary for our medical operations.

Facilitation of health talk between medical staff and the go-to person for the unit’s administrative needs.


Previous work experience as health unit coordinator or similar role.

Experience using medical records and databases.

Good knowledge of relevant medical terminology.

Experience in medical transcription is a plus.

Outstanding communication and customer service ability.

Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

Team player.


HND (minimum)

Successful completion of a HUC training program is preferred

Professional certification is a plus