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Health Unit Clerk

Gain the skills and knowledge to work as part of a healthcare team.

Learn the responsibilities of a health unit clerk, how to maintain patient and unit records and more.

Join the rewarding and multifaceted field of health care by learning to keep records, manage unit supplies and process physician, diagnostic and laboratory orders.

Learn how to maintain patient records, process physician orders, process diagnostic and laboratory orders and manage unit supplies. As a Health Unit Clerk student, you will gain basic computer skills, and learn about the health environment and the medical terminology used.

  • Program Type
    Full-time and part-time options
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Annual Intakes
    Fall and Winter
  • Locations
    Notre Dame Campus, Interlake and Peguis – Fisher River Campuses and Portage Campus
  • How to Enrol
    Application required
  • Application Type
    Regular admission
  • Program Length
    4 months
  • Program Type
    Full-time and part-time options
  • Credential
    Certificate
  • Annual Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Locations
    Notre Dame Campus and Online
  • How to Enrol
    Quick registration

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Full-time Delivery: Something New Every Term

Gain important skills and practical knowledge through written assignments, group projects, oral presentations and virtual or in-person lectures.

Part-time Delivery: Flex Ed Benefits

Flexible education is at the core of RRC Polytech’s part-time programming. Take advantage of a wide variety of programs, courses, seminars and workshops that help you quickly get the skills you need, when and where you need them.

TERM 1

Study the foundations of the profession and gain practical experience in a clinical component at a local facility.

ADVANCE, CHANGE OR START YOUR CAREER

Upskill and build on your existing experience or reskill and jump into a new career. Our part-time programming is full of accessible opportunities for every point in your learning journey.

LEARN ON YOUR SCHEDULE

Reaching your career goals has never been easier. Complete programs and courses to earn credentials on your schedule – whether that’s weekdays, evenings or even weekends.

TAKE CLASSES ONLINE OR IN PERSON

Tell us how you’d like to learn. Our part-time programs and courses are available online, in person at campuses across Manitoba or as a combination of both.

QUICKLY REGISTER FOR COURSES

Registering for a part-time program at RRC Polytech is as easy as adding courses to your shopping cart. Our academic advisors will happily help you find the perfect program.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Health unit clerk

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

Get all the skills needed to reach your career goals.
Be prepared for the demands of industry thanks to experienced instructors.
Log in on your own schedule.
Build excellent teamwork skills.
Gain confidence in key skills such as decision-making.
Learn from a variety of real-world situations.

Graduate Success

Our graduates proudly use the versatile skills and in-depth knowledge they develop at RRC Polytech to start, change or advance their careers and take on new, rewarding opportunities.

The statistics below represent the opinions and employment statuses of this program’s recent grads. They were retrieved from the 2019-2020 RRC Polytech Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Report.

100% – NEW GRADS HIRED

Instructors are highly educated and experienced in the health care industry’s clerical side, ensuring exceptional, up-to-date training.

$36K – AVERAGE NEW GRAD SALARY

Dedicated instructors, student supports and access to industry connections mean an exceptional experience, building the confidence and skills to succeed after graduation.

86% – CONSIDER INSTRUCTORS KNOWLEDGEABLE

Instructors, working with modern skills and requirements, bring students up to speed with the best practices from the clerical side of the healthcare field.

“I feel like I was well prepared. My instructors were awesome, and I was able to take things that I learned and apply it.”

Kerri Harpman, RRC Polytech Graduate

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Health Unit Clerk program, you are ethical and patient. You also excel at communication and time management.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Adaptable
  • Both introverts and extroverts
  • Detail-oriented
  • Empathetic
  • Independent

SKILLS

  • Instruction following
  • Multitasking
  • Organization
  • Positive attitude
  • Prioritizing

INTERESTS

  • Health care
  • Clerical work
  • Solving problems
  • Providing support
  • Office management

All the Information You Need

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Celebrate and motivate your learning. Whether you’ve sprinted through the first term or just received your acceptance letter, find a variety of bursaries, scholarships and awards.

OTHER INFORMATION

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DATES AND FEES

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LIST OF COURSES

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

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Your future is within reach, and we’re here to help you achieve it. Experience industry-focused opportunities available at RRC Polytech and develop the knowledge and skills to grow, lead and excel in your future career.

Quickly gain the skills you need to stay ahead of evolving industries and reach potential employers. Register today and take advantage of a flexible, part-time education designed to boost your potential and help you achieve your career goals.

FINANCIAL AID

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and bursaries to help tackle your financial needs.

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