Diploma Program

Health Unit Clerk 115

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Program Overview

A Health Unit Clerk typically provides clerical and administrative support to healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes. They work closely with healthcare professionals, patients, and their families to ensure the smooth functioning of the facility.
The program for Health Unit Clerk typically includes a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on training in various areas of healthcare administration. Students learn about medical terminology, electronic health records, medical transcription, patient scheduling, and other administrative tasks.

Career Opportunities

NOC Code: 1414 & 14101

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

English Requirements:

In Lieu of the SELC admissions test, students may submit a test score from one of the following.

Students require ALL of the following:

Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency for domestic students

Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and completion of high school studies and/or commencement of post-secondary studies OR have achieved MATURE STUDENT STATUS: 19 years of age, out of secondary school for a minimum of 1 year with program industry experience minimum of 100 hours

Work Experience Requirements

Some practicum hosts may require their practicum students to have the following:

Negative TB skin test or chest X-ray

An immunization record showing current vaccinations (site specific vaccination requirements will be advised on practicum placement)

Criminal Record Check (CRC).

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

Program Duration

  • 14 weeks - total of 280 Hours
  • Classroom Instruction 240 Hours
  • Practicum 40 Hours

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Courses

SSS - Student Success Strategies

CIS - Career Success I

BCB - Business Computer Basics

COM - Interpersonal Communication

CHT - Introduction To Canadian Healthcare & Terminology

MT1 - Medical Transcription I

PSD - Health Unit Clerk Procedures, Scheduling & Documentation

Additional Courses & Certifications

CPR/first aid

WHIMIS

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