Health Unit Clerks or Ward Clerks coordinate the unit's communication, maintenance, and activities in order to meet the needs of the medical staff, patients, and their families. Career opportunities for Health Unit Clerks exist in long-term care facilities, medical offices, and hospitals.
Program Learning Outcomes
As part of the Health Unit Clerk diploma program, you will learn to:
- Effectively relay information between patients and staff
- Properly maintain hospital equipment
- Manage day-to-day operations for hospital wards
- Schedule testing
- Manage drug inventory
- Admit and discharge patients
Graduates of the Health Unit Clerk program are qualified to work long-term care facilities, medical offices and hospitals across Alberta.
- Health Unit Clerk
- Unit Clerk
- Ward Clerk
- Record Maintenance Clerk
Health Unit Clerk Practicum
Gain real work experience with a 4-week practicum giving you the opportunity to apply the knowledge you gained in class in a real work setting.
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