Unit Coordinator(Hospital)/Ward Clerk

What will I learn in this program?

Unit coordinators provide clerical support for nursing stations in institutional health care environments.  They may also be employed in neighborhood health clinics.  This one semester, non-credit evening class is offered at the Southeast Campus. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 6-9.

This class prepares students to perform the varied clerical tasks centered around patient needs from admission to discharge in a hospital setting.  They may also be employed in the clinic setting.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay? What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Unit Coordinator




Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?

This is a non-credit class and there are no pre-requisites.

Does this program have any special costs?

Currently there are no additional costs for this class other than textbook purchase.

How long will it take to complete this program


Time to Complete*


One semester

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department contact information: Peggy Guichard, Department Chair
Program instructor:  Keith Aldis, 415-561-1900