Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration

Get Your Medical Office Administrator Diploma |Hospital Unite Clerk Profession | Medical Office Assistant

  • Overview
  • Admission
  • Financial
  • Industrial Acceptance

Overview

Bay River College’s 34 weeks Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration diploma program in Calgary is designed to provide students with essential business, medical and technical skills required to fulfill a fundamental role in many healthcare environments.

The Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration program prepare students to work with the kind of healthcare management systems used throughout the industry to schedule patient appointments, prepare reports, invoices, financial statements, and medical records. Students will learn how to complete insurance forms, submit billing to Alberta Health Services, process payments, interview patients, complete intake forms, and many other administrative duties vital to the day-to-day operations of clinics, medical wards, and other healthcare institutions.

Our comprehensive program places emphasis on understanding medical terminology, medical transcription, and medical office procedures. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to research medical histories, explain treatment procedures and prepare patients for examinations.

  • Course Duration34 Week Total (680 Total Hrs, 480 Theory Hrs)
  • Practicum Duration200 hours field practicum
  • Study OptionsOnline
  • Workplacement 100%
  • Credential Bay River College Diploma
  • Industry Demand High
  • Expected Salary $38,400 - $65,000
  • Professional Level Career Upgrade
  • Program Type Post Secondary Program

Learning Outcome

Successful students will gain these skills:

  • Document / Report management
  • Regulations and procedures (Health industry)
  • Office management
  • Manual and electronic database
  • Administrative procedure
  • Basic bookkeeping tasks
  • Basic financial / budget management
  • And more!

CO-OP Career Opportunities

Medical Office Administration diploma program students complete their education with 200 hours of practicum experience. Graduates of the Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration diploma program can look forward to a vast number of career opportunities in many healthcare-related fields, including private medical clinics, community health care units, hospitals, nursing homes, veterinary clinics, midwifery clinics, and medical supply companies. This field has a wide career opportunity in multiple clinical setups. A diploma holder can work as a front desk manager at any of the hospitals, medical or dental clinics, veterinary clinics, medical supply companies, or any insurance company that deals with medical insurance.

Graduates of Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration can have a wide range of jobs in hospitals, medical clinics, offices, long-term care, and many more.

  • Hospital Unit Clerk
  • Medical Office Administration
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Office Receptionist

Why study at Bay River College? 

The Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration program in Calgary is designed to prepare students with the required business administration, medical, and technical skills to assume essential roles in a variety of healthcare departments. A career in this field is estimated to be a safe one for the upcoming years, as found on Canada's Job Site.

 

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Admission

Standard Admission:

  • Optimum age requirement is 18 years or older.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the Bay River College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test) minimum score required (310) on verbal skills exam, or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with Bayriver College Administration
  • High school diploma and transcripts will be verified.

Mature Admission:

  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years or older.
  • Have been out of school for two years.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the Bay River College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test), or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with Bay River College Administration
  • High school diploma and transcripts will be verified.
  • High School graduate (score 60% +) /
  • Adults 18 + / International students ACCUPLACER (Placement testing)

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Financial

Canadian Students

 

  • Alberta Student Loan processing
  • Alberta Job Grant processing
  • Scholarships (Based on programs)
  • For additional financial support resources, please contact us directly.

 

International Students

  • Scholarships (Based on programs)
  • Flexible fees
  • Boarding and accommodation guidance
  • Financial guidance
  • Contact our placement staff for specific details according to your country

What Our Students Say?

Professinal College. Professional studies. I like it.

Johnson P.

I studies at Bay River College. I like it.

Debby J.

Very cooperative instructor. Very friendly class. I like Bay river College

Simran Jaka

Industrial Acceptance

Canada's official job site reports that this profession is overall fair demand in Canada, although the healthcare industry is currently in high demand for office staff.

Graduates of this course are qualified to work in a variety of workplaces, including hospitals, medical offices, healthcare facilities, or other industry offices as they will learn the basics of office management.

Expected salary: $ 38,400 - $ 65,000 (Average salary: $25.00/ hr 

Canada Practicum support: Our placement team will help you with resume building and cover letter, as well as practicum and job placement.

What Our Students Say?

Professinal College. Professional studies. I like it.

Johnson P.

I studies at Bay River College. I like it.

Debby J.

Very cooperative instructor. Very friendly class. I like Bay river College

Simran Jaka