About the Career

Nursing Unit & Hospital Clerks provide valuable clerical, secretarial, and administrative support in public and private health care settings. They act as the heart of a health care unit by maintaining the pulse. Typical duties include admitting and registering patients into various departments and/or hospital units, collecting patient data, data entry, clerical tasks, and handling patients’ charts. They focus on non-clinical tasks, direct resources, communicate with patients, nurses and doctors, and ensure urgent tasks are completed efficiently.

About the Program

The Nursing Unit & Hospital Clerk (Dual Diploma) program is 48 weeks long and includes a 6-week practicum in hospitals.

Graduates of the program can hold a variety of job titles such as:

  • Hospital Registration Clerks
  • Hospital Switchboard Operations Clerks
  • Diagnostic Imaging Clerks
  • Health Records Clerks
  • Nursing Unit Coordinators
  • Nursing Unit Assistants
  • Health Unit Coordinators
  • Unit Clerks
  • Medical Office Assistant

Our graduates demonstrate the knowledge base, skills and attitudes consistent with industry expectations for entry-level employment. Graduates are employed by health authorities and several non-hospital settings such as clinics and private surgical and diagnostic facilities. They can also seek a professional designation in the United States as a Certified Health Unit Coordinator.

Program Highlights

  • Delivery: ONLINE (5 days in-person)
  • Duration: 48 weeks, including a 6-week practicum
  • Credential: Dual Diploma
  • Starts: Three times per year (March, June & November)

98% Employment Rate

Over 98%* of our graduates are working in their field of study within 6 months of program graduation. (As of January 2022)