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Job Summary Munson Healthcare is excited to announce the fourth annual Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program! About the Program: The selected apprentices will receive paid on the job training as a Medical Assistant at a Munson Healthcare facility while attending lectures and laboratory training through Baker College's 9-month Medical Assistant Certificate Program. At the completion of the program apprentices will have the opportunity to complete the AAMA certification exam to become a Certified Medical Assistant! In collaboration with Michigan Works!, Munson Healthcare will be covering the cost of the Baker College Tuition for the selected apprentices in exchange for a service commitment at the completion of the program. What is a Medical Assistant? A Medical Assistant is an allied health professional who supports Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in a clinic setting. The role includes both clinical and administrative duties and frequent interaction with patients and their families. Clinical Duties may include:

Taking medical histories

Explaining treatment and procedures to patients

Timely follow through and completion of referral requests

Preparing patients for examination

Assisting the physician during exams

Collecting and preparing lab specimens

Performing basic laboratory tests including blood draws

Instructing patients via standardized pathways and protocols

Preparing and administrating medications as directed by the physician


Removing sutures and changing dressings

Other clinical services as required by specialty

Administrative Duties may include:

Answering phones

Greeting patients

Documenting and updating medical records

Coding and filling out insurance forms

Scheduling appointments

Arranging for hospital admissions, referrals and laboratory services

Using computer applications


Apprentice Pay: $16.04 / hour

Apprentice Pay after completion of 180-day introductory period: $16.29/ hour

Upon receiving Credential: $19.28

Application and Selection Process:

Apply online to this job posting!

You will be contacted by a Recruiter for a phone interview

If selected to continue you will complete a paper application for the program and apply for admission to Baker College

Panel Interview with Munson Healthcare Hiring Team

If offered an apprenticeship, apply for funding with Michigan Works!

Program starts August 26, 2024

Possible clinic placement locations include Traverse City, Cadillac, Manistee, Frankfort, Charlevoix, and Boyne. There is no guarantee to placement at a specific clinic. All Apprentices will have to attend a Baker College class once a week in Cadillac.

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