Health Unit Coordinator

Job ID
Nursing Clerical Support/Staffing
Job Location : City
Council Bluffs
Job Location : State
Prairie Gate
Full Time


Presbyterian Homes & Services - Prairie Gate in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is seeking a Health Unit Coordinator to join our team. The  Health  Unit  Coordinator  will  provide  administrative  support  to  clinical  operations  in  non-nursing  resident  care  activities  at  nursing  stations,  or  households.  Areas of support include data entry, scheduling, maintenance of resident charts, records, maintaining/ordering supplies and coordination of resident external appointments.  


Schedule: This position works days, Monday-Friday


Reporting Structure: The Health Unit Coordinator reports to the Clinical Administrator.





The sprawling, multi-wing Prairie Gate complex is being built on 17.5 acres.

Prairie Gate will offer a full continuum of care for up to 150 residents. It will include 36 independent living apartments, 24 assisted living apartments, 18 memory care apartments and 72 skilled nursing suites.

At the heart of the community will be the two-story 21,000 square foot Town Center offering an array of amenities and services, including community gathering spaces, restaurant-style dining, a bistro, salon, library, club room, business office, guest suite, chapel and wellness center with aerobics studio. Outdoor pathways, prairie plantings, gardens and a courtyard will be just outside the doors in a beautiful patio setting.




Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Provide administrative support to clinical operations in non-nursing resident care activities at nursing stations, or households in a professional and timely manner.
• Process forms for admissions, readmissions, discharges and resident transfers.
• Schedule resident medical and other appointments, labs and x-rays, arrange for resident transportation, complete outpatient and necessary forms, transcribe physician's orders by computer or manually, maintain resident medical records.
• Manage the nursing supplies and equipment of the household.


  • High School Graduate
  • One year experience as a Medical Secretary or (1) year experience in long term care as a NAR or TMA.
  • Medical Terminology
  • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

About PHS

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.




PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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