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Medical Assistant Apprentice
Location:Bellingham, WA
  
Are you looking for a career change? Are you interested in joining the UCNW clinical staff? Would you like to receive top-notch training while getting paid to learn? Then consider applying for Unity Care NW's Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program.

What is it?
• 12 months/2000 hours of on-the-job paid practicum at our beautiful Bellingham clinic
• Supplemental coursework and lab days
• Qualification for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam through the National Health Career Association

What do I get out of it?
• Top-notch instruction and hands-on training in patient interaction, clinical procedures and diagnostic tests, data entry, quality improvement and care team interactions
• A fully funded course of study including instruction, mileage reimbursement for lab training days, study materials
• Fully paid fees for a CCMA exam and WA DOH Medical Assistant-Certified Certification (CMA)
• An hourly wage and full benefits
• Promotion to Unity Care NW MA role following successful program completion and licensure subject to continued good-standing as an employee
• A new career

What are the requirements?
• Be a UCNW employee in good standing for at least two years – this is preferred, but may be waived pending other considerations
• Apply via UCNW’s website 
• Complete an Application for Apprenticeship and Apprenticeship Agreement and submit to HR if chosen for the program
• Be prepared to commit to working at UCNW as a Medical Assistant for a minimum of two years following successful program completion, testing and licensure as long as you remain in good standing as an employee
• Attend a mandatory, all-day apprenticeship kick-off event on Friday, April 5th, in the Seattle area (may require traveling to Seattle the night before & staying overnight)
• Apply no later than Friday, January 25, 2019