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Job No. 151338

  • Job Title:
  • Medical Assistant Apprentice/Trainee
  • Employer:
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Location:
  • Twin Cities , MN
  • Posting Date:
  • 16-Nov-2023
  • Description:
    CUHCC’s mission is to transform care and education to advance health equity. This position will be an apprentice, on-the-job training certification program. Training will include a 12-month online curriculum while simultaneously completing in-clinic skills labs and working as CUHCC employee. The end goal of the program is for apprentices to earn a national credential and be prepared to work in a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) position.

    This position is under the Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Commitment and Tuition Loan Repayment Agreement (“Agreement”) which is forgivable under the terms of the contract which requires that the apprentice must work at CUHCC for at least 1 year post graduation.

    Training Curriculum will include:

    This position is a trainee position and will spend 100% of their time equally performing all tasks this rotation.

    Working as a Medical Assistant (MA) with a focus on Patient Engagement
    The Medical Record and Electronic Health Records (EHR)
    Medical Asepsis (also known as sterile procedures) & OSHA Standards
    Vital Signs
    Sterilization and Disinfection
    The Physical Exam (Pediatric and Adult)
    Physical Agents to Promote Tissue Healing
    Gynecologic Exam & Prenatal Care
    Colon Procedures & Male Reproductive Health
    Minor Office Surgery
    Administration of Medication
    Cardiopulmonary Procedures
    Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory
    Emergency Medical Procedures
    Chronic Diseases
    Behavioral Health

    All required qualifications must be documented on application materials.


    High School Diploma or GED
    Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
    Proficiency in working with computerized medical records, Microsoft Word, and other software.
    Must be CPR certified within 60 days of start date and must continuously maintain CPR certification throughout employment.


    Fluency in Somali, Spanish or Hmong or Vietnamese or Laotian.
    Experience working in a Community Health Center or with clientele who experience many barriers to health care.
    Experience working as a Nursing Assistant
    Aptitude and interest in working with both medical and psychiatry patients in a primary care setting as part of a team
    Attention to detail and persistence in completing tasks.
    Ability to multi-task, organize tasks and prioritize.
    High-level communications skills to work with patients, staff, providers, and outside agencies.
    Excellent customer service skills.
    Respects and works with patients and staff from diverse cultures, languages, and backgrounds
    Capacity to work on a team and make positive contributions to team efforts

    CUHCC reserves the right to modify this job description within the parameters of the job classification.

    A negative Mantoux test, and proof of completion of the Hepatitis B vaccination series.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Twin Cities, MN 55455
  • United States
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