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Health Unit Coordinator

Health Unit Coordinator

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Admission Requirements

  • Completion of Wonderlic SLE admission test with minimum 18 score

  • Keyboarding 40 wpm

  • Standard First Aid/CPR – Level C;

  • Clear Criminal Record Check;

  • Adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements

  • Good command of the English language – both written and verbal

  • Completion of standard registration form

Program Highlights

With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce and raise the skill level of that workforce. This program is designed to provide employment-ready and comprehensively-trained graduates. Successful graduates will achieve the Certified Medical Assisting Professional (CMAP) designation in addition to their certificate. These graduates are fully qualified to work in a hands-on administrative and clinical support capacity in the medical industry.


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Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program are qualified to work in a wide variety of healthcare settings and occupations. Job titles vary per location, but graduates are an in

  • Physicians’ offices, clinics, mental healthcare and allied healthcare centres
  • Walk-in care centres
  • Ambulatory clinics
  • Complementary and alternative medicine clinics (e.g., chiropractic and acupuncture centres)
  • Long-term and extended care departments
  • Medical research facilities
  • Medical laboratory and diagnostic imaging centres
  • Physiotherapy and occupational therapy clinics
  • Group homes and community living societies
  • Wellness and fitness centres
  • Hospital admissions and E.R. departments (e.g., switchboard, information, and patient registration)
  • Ambulatory and outpatient departments
  • Laboratory and x-ray departments
  • Medical finance and administrative departments
  • Booking and O.R. bed booking
  • Health records departments
  • Various hospital departments as a HUC

CORE COURSES

Upon completion of the program the participant must demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • HealthCare (Instructor-Led)
  • Health Unit Coordinator Level 1
  • Health Unit Coordinator Level 2
  • Health Unit Coordinator Level 3
  • Program Type:Certificate
  • Anticipated salary:C$30,918 - C$52,363
  • (Information from PayScale Canada)
  • Program Duration:12 Weeks
  • Program Notes:Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.
  • Program Category:Healthcare
  • Program Syllabus:Click to Download
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