North Country Healthcare Consortium Medical Assistant Apprenticeship
Employer: North Country Healthcare Consortium, comprised of:
- Androscoggin Hospital, Berlin
- Littleton Hospital, Littleton
- Weeks Medical Center, Lancaster
Length of Medical Assistant Apprenticeship: about two years, including 480 hours of paid classroom instruction at White Mountains Community College in Berlin during which apprentices will work towards a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) certification.
Classes start: April 1, 2019
Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Summary/Important Program Details:
Medical Assistants assist providers in the administration of patient care in assigned clinical areas by assisting with patient examinations, procedures, diagnostic studies, treatment, and dressing changes and performs general administrative duties.
Apprenticeship includes guaranteed pay increases, starting at $10.81 per hour and ending at $15.92 per hour. 12 full-time positions are available, and excellent benefit packages will be offered.
Tuition costs for the classroom instruction component are $3,600 per student, including books. Apprentices will be eligible for financial assistance for tuition from both the employer and ApprenticeshipNH grant. Apprentices will also be responsible for additional supply costs, ranging between $200-$500 total.
Ready to learn more? Attend an upcoming info session:
Wednesday, February 27
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
White Mountains Community College (2020 Riverside Drive, Berlin)
Friday, March 1
10:00 am – 12:00 pm AND 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NHWorks Office (646 Union Street, Suite 100, Littleton)