Health Unit Clerk Resume

A Health Unit Clerks is a desk clerk in a healthcare unit. Health Unit Clerks are the ones who handle most of a patient's paperwork concerning admission, personal information forms, and discharge. They are also required to copy and file orders given by physicians as well as treatment charts.

Health Unit Clerks can acquire a diploma, a certificate or an Associate’s Degree program. Diploma and certificate programs can be completed in less than a year. Such a clerk should be knowledgeable in basic human anatomy, medical terminology and pharmacological terminology. To insure this, many programs combine classroom learning with experience in a medical setting.

Health care units can have administrative coordinators, who are certified administrative specialists, their degree and experience being acknowledged by passing the National Health Unit Coordinators Examination. Although this Certification is not an absolute requirement, it simply facilitates employment.

A winning resume for the post should discuss in detail about the job objective and educational detail.

Health Unit Clerk Resume Sample

Personal Details

Name: Dorothy Mannings
Date of Birth: May 14, 1981
Address: 425 Roy Alley
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-872-4542
Nationality: American
Marital Status: Single
Driving License: Yes (1999)


I am a proficient and responsible Certified Health Unit Clerk wish to associate myself with a specialty hospital.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Working knowledge of basic medical terminology, general laboratory procedures, and other methods used in medical tests
  • Working knowledge of hospital regulations
  • Good secretarial skills
  • Ability to interact with different segments of population
  • Ability to adapt to interruptions and changing priorities

Work Experience

Certified Health Unit Clerk
Seashores Healthcare Center, Wichita, 2007 - Present

Duties and responsibilities

  • Insured the fluency of treatment in the medical center, by keeping accurate account of transfers and discharges of patients
  • Recorded and complied with every written and verbal information and instruction
  • Developed and maintained very good professional relations with all members of the team
  • Focused on patients and relatives’ well-being
  • Demonstrated effectively the mission, vision, and values of the medical center

Registered Health Unit Clerk
Regional Health Care Center, Louisville, 2002• 2007

  • Informed patients and offered assistance to the nurses
  • Maintained chart forms for admissions, transfers, and discharges
  • Referred test results to respective nurses
  • Reinforced service and operational excellence on the unit

Certified in Health Unit Coordinator, 2007
Master’s Degree in Administration, Cleveland OH, 2006
Associate’s Degree in Health Unit Coordinator, Cleveland OH, 2001

Areas of interest

  • Professional Communication
  • Automated office devices


References will be provided upon request

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