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Benefits of Earning a Diploma in Medical Records Administrator
  • According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the Median Hourly Wage for Medical Records Administrator was $18.00.Whereas the Median Hourly Wage for all occupations was $21.00.
  • High Demand: From 2011-2020, job openings are expected to total 53,182. while only 61,939 job seekers will be available to fill these job openings.
  • 77% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.

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Financial Aid & Scholarships Available
  • Government Student Loan.
  • RBC Royal Credit Line for Students.
  • There may be other forms of financial aid available to you. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for specific government grants and bursaries. Additionally, you may be eligible to receive funding through a government-sponsored agency such as HRSDC or WorkSafe.

Information management plays an important role in medical facilities. Institutions depend on well-trained professionals to collect and maintain detailed health records used to enhance the quality of patient care. The Medical Records Administrator program at Vancouver Career College will teach you to compile, review, analyze and classify health-related information.

As a student in the Medical Records Clerk program you will learn medical terminology and disease classification systems. You will also examine the various legal and ethical issues surrounding medical records, including government legislation relevant to confidentiality (Federal Privacy Act) as well as the release of information with and without patient consent. In addition, you will gain hands on experience during a five-week practicum in a health care setting.

Career opportunities include Medical Records Clerk, Meedical File Manager, Admitting Clerk, and Ward Clerk amongst others.

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