Healthcare

Medical Transcriptionist

Get the opportunity to work in a hospital environment by enrolling in a competitive program.

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Type

Diploma

Duration

43-51 Weeks

Internship

8 Weeks

Program Outline

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About The Program

The Medical Transcriptionist (MT) program offers an 8-week internship to gain hands-on experience. Successful graduates will be eligible to write the Registered Medical Transcriptionist exam through the Association of Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) – students must make these arrangements directly with AHDI.

Career Opportunities

Medical Transcriptionists work in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, transcription services, insurance companies, home healthcare agencies, and other locations where dictation for the purpose of healthcare documentation requires transcription. Many MTs work from their homes as independent contractors or home-based employees.

 

 

Employers Who Have Hired triOS Grads

  • Grand River Hospital
  • Toronto General Hospital
  • Lakeridge Health
  • Region of Waterloo
  • Halton Family Health
  • Living Arts Medical Centre
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Joseph Brant Hospital
  • Yorkville Cosmetic Centre

Salary

85 %

Employment Rate*

$ 24

Average Wage/HR**

$ 27

High Wage/HR**

*Employment Rate based on 2018 contactable triOS graduates employed in a related field.

Source: workingincanada.gc.ca

NOC Code: 1251 - **Wage data rounded down to the nearest dollar. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated on Dec. 15, 2019.

Course Details

Are you interested in joining the healthcare industry? Do you want to acquire skills that will help you succeed in a hospital and medical office environment? If so, then the Medical Transcriptionist program is just what you need to launch your career in a new field.

As part of this in-demand program, you will gain in-depth knowledge of Microsoft applications, spelling and grammar standards in the industry, medical report formatting, and keyboarding techniques – skills which are all mandatory for the role. By the end of the program you will have a solid understanding of the human body as well as the skeletal, muscular, integumentary, cardiovascular, reproductive, endocrine, sensory, and nervous systems.

Students enrolled in the program receive:

  • Microsoft Office and Windows are included in the tuition costs.
Course Listings
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Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Management
Our Career Management program introduces students to the strategies and components of an effective job search, including self-marketing and awareness, skills inventory, job search tools and the job market. The Career Management course is delivered by our on-campus Career Services Team who are there throughout the job search to assist and mentor students towards achieving their ultimate goal of employment in their field of study. Our Team of Career Services Professionals maintain relationships in their communities with key employers and organizations that recognize the value triOS graduates have to offer. The skills learned throughout Career Management at triOS will continue to serve students in their job search as they navigate their new careers.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Medical Transcriptionist Internship (160 hrs)
Admission Requirements
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– High school graduation diploma, or Mature Student Status (18+ years of age and passing grade Academic Achievement Assessment)
– Passing grade on Entrance Assessment
– Demonstrated fluency in English (oral and written)
– Typing speed of 40wpm

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Success Stories

The Medical Transcriptionist program at triOS gave me confidence to pursue a new career. I would like to take this opportunity to thank triOS for a memorable and meaningful learning experience. I am on my way to building a happy and fulfilling new career. A new career for a better life for me and my family.

Nathalee P.

Graduated 2014