24 days old

Health Unit Coordinator – Float Staff

Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN









Why Mayo Clinic

Location: Float, Mayo Clinic Hospital RMC and SMC

Nursing Team Roles: Float Staff are a diversified group of Registered Nurses (RNs), Patient Care Assistants (PCAs), and Health Unit Coordinators (HUCs) who provide care to patients on general and intensive care units on any shift at one of two hospital campuses. This is done to maximize the patient care unit’s potential to provide safe and quality patient care. Floats Staff are oriented to and able to provide nursing care and/or unit support on medical, surgical, and specialty units. All care/function assignments are carried out as applicable to their job descriptions and the patient care unit to which they are assigned.

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

72 hours per 2 week pay period

Schedule details

Sunday – Saturday; Day/Night, 8-hour shifts – NOT NEGOTIABLE

Weekend schedule

Every other weekend (Weekend 2) – 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

Career profile


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Jennifer Verhagen

Equal opportunity employer

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


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