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 job-seekers for entry level administrative and support positions within the health care field.
Throughout this program, I have changed to be a better version of myself. MediClerk has shown me how to be more confident. It has given me the opportunity to take a step in a new direction with a new career path.”
-Jesika, MediClerk graduate ’20
Cost: Low Cost / Sliding Scale
Course Length: 15 Weeks
When: HYBRID: Mon/Fri online; Tues/Wed/Thurs In-person; 2-week on-site internship
Where: Campus of Salem Hospital, Salem MA
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, Medical Keyboarding, Medical Office Procedures
• Computers: Microsoft Office, Zoom, Google Apps
• Business Communications and Customer Service
• 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 current Salem Hospital Occupational Health Requirements
Upon successful completion of the MediClerk Training Program with a 2.0 or better, graduates are eligible to receive 19 credits from North Shore Community College.
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
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Upcoming Class Sessions
Winter/Spring 2022 Session: January 4 – April 14, 2022 (HYBRID)
Register for a live, online Information Session/Open House to learn more about the program. To register and receive the meeting ID and ZOOM link, contact Yolanda Testaverde at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Information Session Dates
Fridays from 12 pm – 1 pm
October 8 | October 15 | October 22| October 29 | November 5 | November 12
Wednesdays from 4 pm – 5 pm
October 6 | October 13 | October 20 | October 27 | November 3 | November 10
Attendance at ONE of the above meetings is mandatory to begin the application process. If you require accommodations or need to schedule an individual appointment, please contact us.
The MediClerk Training Program prepares students for immediate placement in medical office administration and related non-clinical support roles in health care. 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 Salem Hospital, Mass General Brigham. MediClerk is funded in part by: The Cities of 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, People’s United Community Foundation, J. Jill Compassion Fund, Charles Sanders Trust, Edwin S. Webster Foundation, Rowe Foundation, Essex County Community Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund, Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals Community Collaborative and the Cummings 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.