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Benefits of Earning a Diploma in Medical Records Clerk
  • According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the Median Hourly Wage for Medical Records Clerk was N/A.Whereas the Median Hourly Wage for all occupations was N/A.
  • High Demand: From 2011-2020, job openings are expected to total 74,209. while only 78,413 job seekers will be available to fill these job openings.
  • 71% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.

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  • 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.

The health care industry needs trained professionals to store its huge volumes of medical records and maintain and protect them. A career as a Medical Records Clerk balances administrative and organizational skills with medical knowledge. The Medical Records Clerk diploma program from our featured colleges will train you with academic and practical skills needed to be a guardian of medical records. After the 33 week course, you will be equipped to oversee medical records in hospitals, research centres, health ministries and insurance companies. Students learn the protocols of handling personal medical records, classification of diseases and medical terminology. Collecting, filing, processing, monitoring and protecting health information are some of the core skills learnt. Guidelines for releasing personal information is determined by the Federal Privacy legislation, confidentiality are some of the other things taught. Besides these, froont office and office practices, computer skills and creating a sustainable workplace are also course topics. Students are required to participate in a 125 hour practicum in a field of their study at the end of the program. Job opportunity options are medical records clerk and medical receptionist among others.

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