Medical Office Clerk - Prince Edward Island

Program Info:

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instruction.
  • An admissions interview will be administered to determine if the applicant has the required interest, motivation, and entry-level skills to take this program.
  • Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.

Program Highlights

The Medical Office Clerk Certificate program is designed to provide students with knowledge of healthcare procedures, business concepts and office skills in order to meet the demands of today’s healthcare business. Upon graduation, students will be well-equipped to work in wide variety of healthcare settings.

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Career Opportunities

Medical Secretaries work in administrative and support roles in healthcare establishments. Upward mobility in medical administrative roles is possible with experience, motivation, dedication, and a positive attitude.

CORE COURSES

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

      • Keyboarding
        Minimum 55 words per minute (WPM).
      • Operating Systems
        Basic level of proficiency in a Windows operating system
      • Word Processing
        Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Word
      • Spreadsheets
        Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

    Business Skills

 

    Grammar/Writing Skills for Health Professionals, Math for Health Professionals, Introduction to Medical Terminology, Medical Office Procedures, and Medical Receptionist Practical Simulation, and Medical transcription Level 1 and Level 2

  • Job Readiness/Employability Skills
    Job Search & On the Job Training

Program Type:

Certificate

Anticipated salary:

C$24,234 – C$42,405
(Information from PayScale Canada)

Program Duration

25 Weeks

Program Notes:

Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.

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