health unit coordinator

Why do we wash our hands?  It may seem to be common knowledge to wash your hands.  Most children are taught at a young age to “wash up before dinner”.  However, hand washing is more significant than a habit.  Hand washing/sanitization is a requirement at...

As we explored in the previous blog, The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators, also known as the NAHUC plays a large role in the health unit coordinator profession.  In addition to certification and recertifications, the NAHUC assists to provide education, support and networking for...

The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators, also known as the NAHUC holds an annual conference to promote the profession of a health unit coordinator.  This is the 37th year of the conference and is open to unit coordinators, supervisors, administrators, educators and additional individuals...

Earlier this week we looked at what medical billing is and how it is important in the medical system.  However, to understand medical billing completely, it is necessary to dive a little deeper into medical coding.  Medical coding takes health information from medical records and...

The medical field is a complex and large system that includes not only many positions, but also many layers of care and many pieces that contribute to making the system function.  To fully understand the medical field, we are going to take a look at...

Many of us have been visitors or possibly even a patient at a hospital, at one point in time.  A hospital can be a confusing place to visit because of the unique terminology that is used to differentiate departments and sections of the hospital.  It...

As we just explored what burnout is and how it can be impacting your well being, here are 5 ways to fight back and stop burnout in your life today: Recognize your main stressors. Focus on pinpointing what is causing you the most stress at...

First, burnout is a real thing. Burnout is defined in the dictionary as mental or physical collapse caused by overwork or stress.  Burnout is a result of experiencing chronic stress and not coping with it properly, or not having the resources to cope with it. ...

Earlier this week we explored the role of a Health Unit Coordinator.  Here is a closer look at the job requirements and job outlook of a Health Unit Coordinator.  These are important to be aware of if you are considering this career or are interested...

Have you ever wanted a job where your position works to fuel harmony and teamwork?  Do you enjoy working with people and communicating to a large team?  If you said yes to these, then a Health Unit Coordinator might be a job for you to...

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