MediClerk Training Program
Wellspring Community Education (WCE)
Wellspring Community Education (WCE) inspires families and adults on the North Shore to achieve employment and financial security through stable housing, education, job training and career readiness.
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: 978-354-2495
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
Upon successful completion of the MediClerk Training Program, graduates are eligible to receive 19 credits from North Shore Community College.
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
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Upcoming Class Sessions
Spring 2020 Session: January 6th – April 16th, 2020 (Enrollment period closed)
Summer 2020 Session: May 5th – August 12th, 2020
Fall 2020 Session: September 3rd – December 17, 2020
Informational Open House Meetings at:
Highland Hall Auditorium
55 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA 01970
No meetings are scheduled at this time.
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.
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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.
Wellspring Community Education is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, Georgia 30350, Telephone: 770-396-3898 / FAX: 770-396-3790, www.council.org.