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 Information Open House
March 2, 2017
March 23, 2017
April 6, 2017
April 18, 2017
April 27, 2017
May 11, 2017
May 25, 2017
Location: Salem Hospital, Highland Hall Auditorium, Basement Level, 55 Highland Avenue, Salem, MA 01970
Attendance at an information open house is mandatory for admission. Reservations not required.
Upcoming Class Sessions
February 21, 2017 – June 1, 2017
June 19, 2017 – September 28, 2017
October 16, 2017 – February 1, 2018
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.
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.