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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#116105 Hospital Unit Service Coordinator III

Filing Deadline: Wed 5/25/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/13/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/25/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Unit-based Hospital Unit Service Coordinator (HUSC) for the Surgical ICU which is a locked unit. Able to have effective communication with visitors, in person and via telephone. Support nursing staff by paging physicians and ancillary staff, place work requests for facilities and equipment, runner for supplies and equipment, and emergency blood. Update daily physician on call lists and update patient white board. Admit, transfer and discharge patients in EPIC. Collaborate and communicate with charge nurse regarding phone calls, equipment and supply issues. Update forms on unit. Able to print patient discharge and transfer information. Coordinate with radiology regarding patient upcoming imaging needs as well as gather copies of imaging for transfer to other facilities.


  • Graduation from high school; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Two (2) years previous experience as a unit secretary/coordinator or similar function in a large, complex healthcare environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Strong data entry skills and/or keyboard training.

  • Superb customer service skills.


  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date, Medical Terminology Certificate.
  • Two (2) years college/technical school.
  • Prior experience in a Trauma or ICU setting.
  • Medical Terminology Certificate.
  • Proficiency with Epic, UCSD Paging & Scheduling Systems.
  • Bilingual: Spanish/English.
  • Database management.


  • Must obtain BART certification within six (6) months of hire.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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