Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus

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Medical Office Administrator Health Unit Clerk with Practicum

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Program Information

School:Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus
Faculty:Faculty of Administration
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
Description:This program combines the basic knowledge of a Medical Office Administrator with the specialized knowledge of a Health Unit Clerk. Medical Office Administrators perform a variety of administrative duties in doctors’ offices, hospitals, medical clinics and other medical settings as well as support of managers and professional employers. Health Unit Clerks similarly work in hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, public health care agencies, long-term care facilities where they perform non-clinical tasks usually under the supervision of nursing staff and provide the link between patients, physicians, nursing staff and other departments.

Graduates will be skilled in receptionist duties such as greeting and checking in patients; managing and coordinating the scheduling of appointments; compiling patients’ charts; transcribing physicians’ orders; preparing birth and/or death certificates; recording vital signs; ordering hospital supplies; completing the admission, preoperative, and postoperative procedures; receiving new patients; collecting patient records. CPR, First Aid and WHMIS will be completed during the program.
URL:Medical Office Administrator Health Unit Clerk with Practicum at Sprott Shaw College - Chilliwack Campus
Length:53 Week(s)
Careers:Medical Secretaries

Admission Requirements

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These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must have Grade 12/GED or mature student status. Successful completion of admissions interview and assessments is also required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 12, 2019

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