Health Unit Coordinator: Emergency Department

Full Time
Iron Mountain, MI
Marshfield Medical Center-Dickinson
Admin & Office, Customer Service, Healthcare

Marshfield Medical Center-Dickinson

The Marshfield Medical Center-Dickinson seeks a full-time Health Unit Coordinator to join their Emergency Department Team in Iron Mountain, Michigan. The ideal person for this position is someone organized, professional, and who enjoys working in a patient centered environment.


  • Define, collect, analyze, transmit and report patient-specific data and information related to department processes, patient care processes and outcomes.
  • Assist with collection of co-pays for patients of the Emergency Department.
  • Use computerized systems and software to report, enter and collect data.
  • Trains new staff in all aspects of job tasks and effective use of information systems.
  • Coordinate smooth patient flow processes with hospital and physicians.
  • Stay current on established hospital policies/procedures; proactively share information with team members.
  • Provide support and relief to team members in other patient access areas as needed.
  • Perform clerical and system functions as needed.


  • $16.25 – $21.13 per hour starting pay based on experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance; prescription drug coverage.
  • Short & long-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flex spending account for uncovered medical and/or daycare expenses.
  • 401(k)/Roth 401(k) retirement plan with employer contribution (3% of annual wage first year; second year—Marshfield will match your contribution up to 4%).
  • Paid time off (sick, vacation).

SCHEDULE. This is a full-time position with shifts generally 3:00pm-11:00pm, or as assigned. This position participates in the rotating weekend schedule.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1-year healthcare business experience in any of the following areas required: physician practice, unit clerk, hospital or clinic, or direct patient care experience using computerized systems.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology obtained by training, experience, or coursework required.
  • Professionalism and excellent communication skills with ability to explain patient information in a kind, effective and compassionate manner.
  • Proficiency with computers and data entry required; health information systems preferred.
  • Ability to successfully pass a pre-hire drug screening and background check.

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