Academy of Learning Career College - British Columbia

Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk

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Program Information

School:Academy of Learning Career College - British Columbia
Faculty:Healthcare
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Description:The Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk Diploma program provides students with the base knowledge, skills, and work experience to become permanently employable in a medical setting. Skill development is delivered in four areas: comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, medical office and clinical administrative procedures; in-depth hospital administrative knowledge of nursing units, emergency response codes, infection control and treatment procedures, including an understanding of mental disorders and treatments, workplace ethics, and processing medication, laboratory and doctors’ orders; full range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, bookkeeping, and personal and professional development; and on-site work experience through participation in a 160 hour Clinical Preceptorship at an approved healthcare facility.
URL:Medical Office Assistant with Unit Clerk at Academy of Learning Career College - British Columbia
Length:50 Week(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have completion of Grade 12 or equivalent (or CAST testing).

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Applicants are required to: have a Clear Criminal Record Check; be 19 years of age or older (varies, depending on province specific ministry requirements); have an adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements; have completion of Wonderlic admission test with minimum score of 18; good command of the English language – both written and verbal; and N-95 Mask Fit Testing which may be mandatory based on provincial requirements. Hepatitis B, other vaccinations and\or a TB test may be required by this industry.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on July 19, 2019