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34 Weeks  |  680 Total Hrs  480 Theory Hrs  |  200 Hrs Field Placement

Program Summary

Unit Clerk & Medical Office Administration
Calgary

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.

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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.

Why Choose Unit Clerk & Medical Office Administration program

Unit clerk and Medical Office Administrators are supposed to work with healthcare-related software and applications used to schedule patient appointments, prepare reports, invoices, financial statements, and medical records. Students of this program will be trained to provide such facilities to the healthcare environment. All the administrative duties will be conducted throughout the course to assure that the students get well trained before they graduate.

Career Opportunities

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
 
You could be earning up to $60,000 (according to ca.indeed.com) after receiving your diploma in Unit Clerk and Medical Office Assistant.
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Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration Program Related Blogs

It is essential for every student to have a basic idea of the program they are taking before it  starts. A Day in the life of a Unit Clerk and Medical Office Admin can be hectic but rewarding. Employers are constantly hiring but it is important to know What Employers Look for in a Qualified Unit Clerk and Medical Office Administration.

Admission Requirement

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Latest updates

March 15, 2020 update – Bay River College Calgary Campus.