Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate
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1. *** 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. ***
2. A minimum typing speed is not a requirement for the NUA Certificate program, however, it may be an employment requirement. Please ensure that you check with potential employers for their specific employment requirements.
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.Apply online now.