Health Unit Coordinator & Receptionist

We are currently seeking a part time Health Unit Coordinator and Receptionist to join our team of medical providers at our Northome, MN clinic. This ideal candidate in this position will perform duties of a Health Unit Coordinator to fill-in during a leave of absence through June. It will transition into a Receptionist role, continuing with a 3 days/week schedule. This is a unique opportunity to gain a well-rounded understanding of the functions within our medical clinic. The schedule for this position is 3 days/week during clinic hours of Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm.


  • Flexible and Supportive Training
  • 7 Annual Vacation Days
  • 7 Annual Sick Days
  • 6 Annual Holidays, paid at 5 hrs/day
  • 15 Annual Personal hours
  • Health Insurance
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Contribution

 Health Unit Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Answer incoming phone calls for nursing department, assist patients and route calls to appropriate party
  • Coordinate patient referrals to outreach specialists
  • Complete follow up phone calls and recalls as directed by providers
  • Provide desktop management for various electronic medical record needs
  • Assist nursing staff to resolve patient and pharmacy inquiries
  • Obtain necessary medical records from outside facilities, focusing on new patients

 Receptionist Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, cancel and register patient appointments both over the phone and in person
  • Prepare for patients’ appointments by placing reminder calls and compiling charts with required information
  • Verify patient demographic and insurance information before appointment to ensure billing accuracy
  • Communicate to patients the pre-appointment paperwork and income based programs such as SAGE and Sliding Fee Scale
  • Accept and enter patient payments and print end of day batch reports


  • Team-centered approach
  • Patient care focus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Dependable, organized, detail oriented and professional
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • 1-3 years experience in a clinic or hospital setting
  • EMR or EHR experience preferred
  • High school diploma required

 Join Scenic Rivers Health Services and make a difference in patient care!