MediClerk Training Program
Wellspring Community Education (WCE)
Wellspring Community Education (WCE) empowers individuals and families to live more secure lives through basic needs assistance, education and job training.
The MediClerk Training Program is a focused, occupational education program training adult students for entry level administrative positions within the health care field.
I cannot stress enough how awesome this program was for me. It got me started in a career where I support myself and I feel like there is no limitations on how far I can go.
-Joey, MediClerk graduate ‘13
Cost: Low Cost / Sliding Scale
Course Length: 15 Weeks
When: Monday-Friday 8:30AM – 3:30PM
Where: Salem Campus of North Shore Medical Center
Contact for more information: 978-354-2128
Graduates will be qualified for entry level positions such as:
• Patient Accounts Representative
• Patient Registration
• Unit Secretary
• Medical Records Clerk
• Financial Counselor/Billing
Students will receive specialized training including:
• Instruction in Medical Terminology and Medical Keyboarding
• Software use: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet Explorer
• Professional Success and Job Search skills
• Participation in job shadows within the health care field
• Participation in a two-week internship often leading to immediate employment
Applicants are required to:
• Attend a MediClerk informational meeting
• Present a high school diploma or a GED or HiSET certificate
• Attend the entire 15-week course
• Type at least 25 words-per-minute (WPM)
• Elect to take and pass a Criminal Offender Record Investigation (CORI)
• Meet the North Shore Medical Center Occupational Health Requirements
The teachers wanted us to succeed and were always available to help. The course gave me the skills and confidence to work efficiently in the hospital environment.
-Valerie, MediClerk graduate ’09
Upcoming Class Sessions
January 8, 2018 – April 19, 2018
Informational Open House Meetings take place from 9:30am to 11:00am at Salem Hospital, Highland Hall Auditorium, Basement Level, 55 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970 on the following dates:
September 27, 2017
October 5, 2017
October 12, 2017
November 1, 2017
November 15, 2017
December 7, 2017
December 14, 2017
Attendance at one of the above meetings is mandatory.
The MediClerk Training Program prepares students for immediate placement as medical administrative assistants within the healthcare field. 85% of students who complete the 15-week program are placed in a job within 6 months after graduation. Wellspring provides career counseling and continued support even after graduation and job placement.
Click Here for the Mediclerk Training Program Application Process Sheet
Click Here for the MediClerk Training Program Application
Click here for the MediClerk Training Program Brochure
Click here for the MediClerk Training Program Student Handbook
Click here for the MediClerk Training Program Course Catalog
The MediClerk Training Program is a partnership between Wellspring Community Education, a program of Wellspring House, Inc. and North Shore Medical Center, and is funded in part by: The Cities of Gloucester, Lynn and Salem U.S. Dept. of HUD Community Development Block Grants, The Women’s Fund of the Essex County Community Foundation, The Mifflin Memorial Fund, East Boston Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, TD Bank Charitable Foundation, Peoples United Community Foundation, J. Jill Compassion Fund, Charles Sanders Trust, Edwin S. Webster Foundation, Ludcke Family Foundation, Rowe Foundation, Deutsche Bank Community Involvement Fund, and the Edward S. & Winifred Moseley Foundation.
Wellspring House is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, ancestry, public assistance, veteran history/military status, genetic information or disability.
The Wellspring Community Education MediClerk Training Program is licensed by the Division of Professional Licensure.