Patient coordinator

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How to become a Patient Coordinator

If a facility does not require a registered nurse, you can pursue a two-year associate degree or bachelor's degree in medical or healthcare management. Degrees focus on both medical and business management and combine business-related courses with courses in medical terminology. Depending on specific function and job description, some facilities will require prior experience in accounting and budgeting with a working knowledge of law and ethics, as well.

What skills help Patient Coordinators find jobs?

  • Medical Office Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Front Desk
  • Office Experience
  • Dental Office Experience
  • HIPAA
  • Eaglesoft
  • Computer Skills
  • Phone Etiquette
  • Epic
  • Dental Receptionist
  • Patient Assessment

Career progression for Patient Coordinator

Education levels for Patient Coordinators

0%1%15%23%61%Doctoral DegreeMaster's DegreeAssociate's DegreeBachelor's DegreeHigh School Diploma or GED

Based on the requirements of Patient Coordinator job openings on Indeed in the United States within the last three years.

Expected salary by experience

0-44-88-1212-1616-2020-24Years of experience30k31k33k34k35kAnnual salary in USD

Based on resume data from Indeed users who reported working as a Patient Coordinator in the United States within the last three years.

Common qualifications for Patient Coordinators

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • LPN
  • RN
  • BLS Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • CCRN Certification
  • Certified Emergency Nurse
  • Medical Technologist
  • Driver's License
  • PALS Certification
  • CNA
  • AHA Certification