Micro-credential:

Medical Office Clerk

Micro-credential

In the health services industry, there is a need for highly trained and competent administrative staff. The Medical Office Clerk Micro-Credential provides the skills and competencies for those seeking healthcare office administrative opportunities as a medical clerk, hospital administrative support or unit clerk. Students learn valuable job-specific knowledge regarding medical terminology and key health office administrative processes, patient information management and confidentiality, scheduling and billing procedures. 

 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those entering the program, the recommended program pathway is:

These courses are part of the Medical Office Clerk Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Three (3) Courses

Administrative and Electronic Health Records Process
Course Code:
OADM70030
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Medical Terminology 1
Course Code:
OADM70006
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Medical Terminology 2
Course Code:
OADM70007
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class

Program Delivery

This is a part-time program and is delivered via online (asynchronous) or virtual (synchronous) classroom. 

What are Micro-Credentials?

Micro-Credentials certify an individual’s achievements in specific skill sets and differ from traditional credentials, such as degrees or diplomas. They are shorter, personalized, and enables employment in specific roles. At the end of this program, you will receive an official document credential from Sheridan Continuing & Professional Studies. 

Program Description

The Medical Office Clerk Micro-Credential provides job-specific skills and competencies for those seeking healthcare office administrative opportunities as a medical clerk, hospital administrative support or unit clerk. Students learn in-demand and essential skills for health office administrative processes that healthcare managers, professionals and recruiters need for quality operations. Medical terminology and key health office administrative processes, patient information management and confidentiality, scheduling and billing are foundational course learning objectives. Students experience hands-on learning experiences with Accuro QHR provide higher level learning and understanding of patient management software.  

Recommended Program Pathway

For those entering the program, the recommended program pathway is:

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-845-9430 option #3. 

Sample job titles include:

  • Medical Office Clerk
  • Healthcare Administrative Clerk
  • Medical Billing Clerk
  • Hospital Unit Clerk