Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary

Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary (HEA 7320)


What is a Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary?

A Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary is a medical professional who perform various clerical procedures such as telephone techniques, physician order interpretation, and maintenance of the patient’s chart, scheduling appointments, and requesting supplies and/or equipment.

At CPCC, we teach students to be leaders in their industry.

    • Complete your training in just one year.
    • Learn from field-experienced instructors.
    • Complete your training at a fraction of the cost as compared to a private school.
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Careers as a Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary

The health care industry continues to seek experienced professionals equipped with the knowledge and skills to address the population's evolving medical needs.  As a result, careers in fields like hospital nursing unit secretary continue to be an attractive career option for many of today's graduates.

This profession offers both variety in the workplace and competitive salaries.  In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook, Hospital Nursing Unit Secretaries can earn a median annual wage of $36,500 per year.


The CPCC Hospital Nursing Unit Secretary program is patterned on requirements of the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (, enabling participants to sit for the national certification exam. This program may be completed in one to two semesters. and is recognized by local employers

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