Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate
*** Please note that most health authorities in the province of B.C. and in Canada require that you have your high-school graduation or ABE Diploma in order to get hired on in their hospitals as a Nursing Unit Clerk. The BC Adult Graduation Diploma is obtainable though the Adult Basic Education department at Okanagan College. ***
A nursing unit assistant is a key member of a hospital health care team who assembles and maintains patient charts, handles the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients, processes physicians' orders relating to medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical or treatment plans, and performs standard receptionist duties.
Program includes 324 hours of classroom instruction plus hands-on experience during a 100-hour practicum in a hospital unit.
Apply online now or complete an application form in full and submit it by mail, fax or in person to the campus you are planning to attend.