1+ months

Health Unit Coordinator – Family Birth Center – EI 32/33

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN









Why Mayo Clinic

Location: Eisenberg 32, 33, 35, Desk 3C (EI32, EI33, EI35) – The Family Birth Center
Patient Care Type: The Family Birth Center cares for antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum patients and their newborn babies. The staff consists of RNs and PCAs who deliver patient care. The area is supported by a variety of resource persons including health unit coordinators, perinatal education coordinators, nursing education specialists, clinical nurse specialists, social workers, and lactation consultants. Physicians from the following Mayo Clinic departments provide care: Obstetrics, Family Medicine, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, Pediatrics, and Anesthesiology. Certified nurse midwives and neonatal nurse practitioners also provide care for our patients. The focus of care is family-centered delivered through couplet care model.

Bed #:
• EI32 – 31
• EI33 – 11
• Desk 3C – 4

Nursing Team Roles: OB/GYN triage is located at Eisenberg Desk 3C, just off of the center elevators. It is comprised of four triage rooms and a desk area staffed with nurses and a health unit coordinator. Patients and family members start here to determine labor or assist with complications. Family and visitors receive passes and direction to patient rooms.

Labor and Delivery, located on EI33, is comprised of eleven birthing/recovery suites, three surgical delivery rooms, and a neonatal resuscitation room. Support persons are encouraged to be with the laboring woman as she desires. Siblings may attend the birth as well, if the family chooses to prepare the child for that option with the assistance of the Perinatal Education class. Nurses also assist in the perioperative care of patients undergoing caesarean birth, postpartum tubal ligations, dilatation and curettage for miscarriage, and special procedures performed by the Maternal Fetal Medicine service.

Position description

The Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) provides organizational, receptionist, and clerical support to patient care units and the health care team. These duties include monitoring and ordering supplies, and may also include transcribing orders to patient electronic medical record and other communication devices. The HUC communicates effectively via a variety of modalities with patients, visitors, and facility staff and plays an integral role in communication across the continuum of care. The HUC functions as a resource to members of the health care team and is familiar with multiple Mayo Clinic resources. The HUC activities complement the patient care delivery model. The HUC carries out all aspects of the job using good judgment and problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal skills, and assumes responsibility for self-development within the role and participates in continuous improvement activities. The HUC supports the healthcare team by anticipating and responding to team requests and patient needs.


High school diploma or equivalent required. Basic knowledge of computer systems and strong keyboarding skills (i.e., Windows-based applications, LAN use, and intranet/internet use) required.

Additional qualifications

Successful completion of college, HUC vocational program, or HUC Certification preferred. Outstanding customer service, interpersonal and organizational skills. Adapts effectively to unpredictable situations within the patient care setting. Availability to work flexible hours, including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.68 per hour.

Benefits eligible



Part Time

Hours / Pay period

40 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Sunday - Saturday; Day/Evenings; 8 & 12-hour shifts - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule

Every third weekend (weekend C) - NOT NEGOTIABLE

Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Nursing, Office & Administrative Support, Other Patient Care

Career profile


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Nicole Iverson

Equal opportunity employer

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


  • Healthcare
  • Obstetrics / Gynecology
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  • Operating Room
  • Pediatrics
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