A resume is a document that concisely summates the candidate’s job-relevant skills, qualifications, and experience. Prospective employers who go through several resumes in a single day spend 20-30 seconds scanning each resume visually. Your resume needs to stand out in order to get noticed. Below are a few tips in this regard:
- Start with a brief professional summary specially tailored for the job
Professional summaries are the most productive, modern adaptation of a resume objective. Spend the extra time and effort to make an attention-grabbing and catchy summary statement.
- Chose several skills to highlight in your resume
Select the most selling skills of your profile that relate to the job at hand and highlight these amply in the competencies section. The skills you chose to highlight must match the employer’s demands.
Sample Resume for Health Unit Coordinator Position
402 Cherry Tree Lane
Charlotte, NC 56339
timothy . harrison @ email . com
HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR
Eager to attain the highest level of excellence in the healthcare arena.
Highly systematic, methodical professional with diverse experience in supervising patient admittance procedures, maintaining patient records, and ensuring proper communication between management, patients and medical specialists. Patient-oriented professional who is fully knowledgeable of healthcare coordination guidelines. BCLS certified.
• Reduced patient wait time at admittance by 10 minutes on average by introducing a synchronized database mechanism to speed up data collection and registration process.
• Enhanced patient satisfaction rate by 12% through the initiation of patient care-oriented SOPs and strict health care policy implementation.
Health Unit Coordinator
BOULDER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL, Charlotte, NC
(October 2013 – Present)
• Coordinate with patients and attendants regarding health care services
• Communicate with other departments to synchronize patient data and details of services provided for final billing
• Transcribe physicians’ orders to generate relevant bills
• Explain billing protocols and procedures to patients and their attendants at the time of discharge
• Handle any patient complaints and resolve the issue diplomatically
• Schedule physician and specialist consults for the admitted and discharged patients as per their nature of the problem
SOUTH CAROLINA HEALTHCARE CENTRE, Charlotte, NC
(May 2011 – November 2013)
• Managed the database while ensuring data confidentiality
• Issued admittance and discharge slips
• Forwarded insurance claims on behalf of patients to various companies
• Briefed the patients about medical procedures, admission, and discharge protocols
• Supervised the nursing staff and coordinated their shifts
• Fielded inbound visitor calls and handled correspondence
BS in Health Administration
AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS, Charlotte, NC
– Bilingual: English/Spanish
– Computer: MS Word and Excel
– Excellent telephone etiquette
– Patient Wellbeing
– Patient Need Anticipation
– Service Delivery
– Staff Supervision
– Interdepartmental Coordination
– Complaint Processing
– Stock Replenishing
– Billing/ Insurance
– Inbound Calls Fielding