Health Unit Coordinator Diploma

Duration: 50 weeksHours: 1421

This program provides students with the medical knowledge, skills, and work experience to become employable in any higher level medical setting, working more on a supervisory position.

Skill development is delivered in three areas:

  • Comprehensive medical administrative knowledge, which includes medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, hospital and medical office administration, and clinical procedures. Specialty Health Unit Coordinator training prepares the student with additional training in running hospital and outpatient wards
  • Full-range of computer and office skills, including current software applications, keyboarding skills, general office management, accounting, personal and professional development, and customer service
  • On-site work experience through participation in a one month clinical externship at an approved healthcare training facility

Career Opportunities

  • Hospital
  • Nursing Units or Outpatient Departments
  • Hospital Admitting/ER Department including Switchboard, Cash Desk, Information Centre, Patient Registration, Morgue
  • Ambulatory/Outpatient Department
  • Diagnostic Lab/X-ray Departments
  • Medical Finance and Administrative Departments
  • Health Records Department
  • Long Term and Extended Care Departments
  • Physicians’ Offices, Clinics, Mental Healthcare and Allied Healthcare Centres
  • Walk-in Care Centres
  • Daycare and Ambulatory Clinics
  • Group Homes and Community Living Societies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Operating Room Booking/Bed Booking
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clinics Such as Chiropractic and Acupuncture Centres
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy Clinics
  • Medical Supply Companies
  • Wellness and Fitness Centres

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