Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate

Bow Valley College

Program Description

Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate

Bow Valley College

As our population ages, few careers are as important – or fast growing – as health care. As a Hospital Unit Clerk, you will keep the system running smoothly, which is vital to the successful treatment of patients. As part of a team of medical professionals operating in a dynamic environment, you’ll find very few careers as fulfilling.

This 8-month (2 semester) Certificate program prepares you to manage information in a hospital nursing unit. You will learn about basic human needs, hospital organization, medical terminology, processing medical orders, communication skills, and basic computer skills.

EMPLOYMENT

Over 95% of Bow Valley College graduates have found employment. Job opportunities for program graduates are significant regardless of age. Employers seek candidates who demonstrate excellent communication skills, maturity, strong interpersonal skills, reliability and organizational skills.

PROGRAM LENGTH

8- month (2 semesters)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • English 30-1 or English 30-2 or equivalent
  • Credit in a Grade 10 Math (excluding Math 10-4 and Math 16 levels)

OR:

  • Successful completion of the General Equivalency Development test (GED) with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing and 450 in Math

OR:

  • Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test

English Language Proficiency Requirement. For applicants whose first language is not English, please review English language proficiency requirements online.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Work experience options are available. Please contact a Student Engagement Officer for details. Learners will be required to obtain a Police Information Check (PIC) and Immunization Report dated within 90 days of the start of work experience.

TRANSFERABILITY

Bow Valley College has a number of transfer agreements in place with other leading Canadian colleges and universities.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 1, 2017
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8 months
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Canada - Calgary, Alberta
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