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Dartmouth Health Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Training Program-CGP in Manchester, New Hampshire

Overview

The DH WRI Medical Assistant Apprenticeship training program is apaid and benefittedfull-time intensive 12 weeks of studies in partnership with Colby-Sawyer College. In addition to classroom and virtual instruction, trainees can expect a significant amount of homework and studying outside of the classroom. The course material is taught using a combination of in-person classroom instruction, virtual classes, online activities, skills labs, and shadowing.

There is no out-of-pocket cost for those selected to participate in the program. Trainees are provided with all the basic materials to complete the education program, including textbooks, a set of scrubs, and loaned a company laptop. Trainees will need access to reliable internet for virtual classes and out of classroom work.

Classes offered during the program include Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Communications for the Healthcare Professional, Medical Assistant Standards & Practices, and Clinical Medical Assisting Lab. Successfully completing these courses will earn you25 free creditstowards an associate's degree in Health Science

At the conclusion of the 12-week classroom component, trainees sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Exam. Upon transferring out of the classroom portion, participants will be enrolled in a 2000-hour full-time Registered Apprenticeship through the US Department of Labor.

Apprenticeship provides a unique, flexible training system that combines job related technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences. Apprentices have the opportunity to “earn while they learn” as they become more proficient on the job. Monthly professional and technical competencies are reviewed and learning plans are developed with supervisors. Technical and professional competencies are introduced during the classroom educational portion with the expectation that the apprentice will develop proficiency over their apprenticeship.

This posting is for the program taught out of the Bedford, NH classroom. Participants in the CGP program have the opportunity to be placed at the following locations: DH Concord, DH Nashua, and DH Manchester.

If you are ready to apply for the program follow this link:https://wkf.ms/440keh1

If you are looking for a more detailed overview of the program including informative videos, visithttps://dhwri.org

Responsibilities

Medical Assistants (MAs) are valued members of the clinic care team. The MA role is fastā€paced, interesting, and patient safety guides every interaction. The MA is the first person to welcome a patient to the clinic, and they set the stage for a comfortable, caring experience. Once trained by the Dartmouth Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute and certified through National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant, an MA Apprentice will be responsible for: clinical duties such as taking vital signs, giving injections, performing simple diagnostic tests, collecting specimens, drawing blood, sterilizing and cleaning equipment, and maintaining examination rooms at an outpatient care site.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

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  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent by the end of the 12-week training program.

  • Area of Interest:LNA/MA;

  • FTE/Hours per pay period:1.00 - 1.00 - 40 hrs/week;

  • Shift:Day;

  • Job ID:18204;

Dartmouth Health is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. We do not exclude or treat people differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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