1 Academic year | 34 weeks | 680 Total Hrs | 480 Hrs Theory | 200 Hrs Field Placement
The Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration Program is designed to provide students with the business, technology and communication skills required to fulfill a fundamental role in a number of healthcare environments.
The Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administrator Program prepares students to work with healthcare-related software and applications use to schedule patient appointments, prepare reports, invoices, financial statements and medical records. Students will learn to complete insurance forms, submit billing to Alberta Health Services, process payments, interview patients, complete intake forms and a number of other administrative duties.
Our comprehensive program places an emphasis on understanding medical terminology, medical transcription and medical office procedures. Upon completion of the program, students will be able to conduct medical histories, explain treatment procedures and prepare patients for examinations.
Graduates of the Unit Clerk and medical Office Administrator Program can look forward to a vast number of career opportunities in many related fields, including; private medical clinics, community health care units, hospitals, nursing homes, insurance companies, veterinary clinics, midwifery clinics and medical supply companies.