|Faculty:||Health & Community Support
|Field of Study:||Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
|Description:||This program is for students who have business foundation skills. The occupational objective of this program is to prepare the student to gain employment in: hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, public health care agencies, long-term care facilities. In the workplace, they will perform non-clinical tasks usually under the supervision of nursing staff and provide the link between patients, physicians, nursing staff and other departments. Job duties and environments vary by place of employment. Some Hospital Unit Clerks are employed part-time or work evening or weekend shifts.
The job outlook for qualified unit clerks is very good due to advances in medical technology. According to the Health Careers Center, job opportunities are expected to be plentiful for health unit clerks, with growth mirroring that of all health care professions.
|Cost per year:*||
This cost estimate does not include books, supplies and other applicable costs. There is also a non-refundable registration fee of $250.