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Hospital Unit Service Coordinator, Per Diem

University of California - San Francisco Campus and Health
United States, California, San Francisco
July 07, 2022

Hospital Unit Service Coordinator, Per Diem

Adult Surgical Short Stay Unit

Per Diem


Job Summary

The Hospital Unit Service Coordinator (HUSC), under the direction of the Patient Care Unit Manager, Nursing Supervisor or Charge Nurse, functions as the source of the focal communication within the patient care unit and performs administrative functions directed toward positive patient care outcomes.

All patient care team members are responsible to meet patient needs, demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills, and foster a harmonious work environment in which high-quality patient care and customer service are consistently provided.

Team members promote a cooperative working relationship with each other, physicians, other disciplines, and the public by facilitating and enhancing communication, displaying honesty and respect, displaying sensitivity to cultural differences, and expressing and accepting feedback in a professional manner.

Department Description

This is a surgical short stay unit (12 South). Patients admitted to 12 South are typically recovering from surgical procedures, require aggressive physical therapy and have an established discharge disposition. The unit is also able to accommodate the overflow of transitional care medical/surgical patients transferred from the Critical Care areas, PACU and the Emergency Department. Patients commonly admitted are also recovering from the orthopedic, urological, radiological, dental/oral and gastroenterological surgeries.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in a health care setting
  • Previous database/data entry experience
  • Medical Terminology knowledge
  • Ability to work in a busy, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to understand and communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division); ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple tasks
  • Ability to satisfactorily perform job duties as defined in the job description
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse professional and patient population
  • Willingness to be taught/learn new skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills/experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Unit Clerk experience
  • Ability to use office equipment

About UCSF

At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve - a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Consistently ranked among the top 10 hospitals nationwide by U.S. News & World Report - UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence - also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity - both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title


Job Category

Administrative Support, Support Services

Bargaining Unit

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees - Patient Care Technical Unit (AFSCME-EX)

Employee Class

Per Diem




Parnassus Heights (SF)


Days, Evenings, Variable

Shift Length

8 Hours