Dartmouth Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute enrolling for medical assistant apprenticeship program

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Dartmouth Hitchcock Workforce Readiness Institute  is accepting applications for its upcoming Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program. The Workforce Readiness Institute is part of Dartmouth Health, the largest system of community hospitals, clinics and healthcare services across New Hampshire and Vermont.

Medical Assistant Apprenticeship participants are hired by Dartmouth Health to work in one of its clinic sites alongside instructors and mentors while earning college credits and an hourly training wage. The full-time, hands-on training program includes both classroom and clinical training. At the conclusion of the training, participants will sit for the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) exam.

Registration for the fall 2022 Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program is open until Thursday, August 4, 2022.

Medical Assistant Apprentices may work at one of the following Dartmouth Health locations: Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon, Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, Dartmouth Hitchcock Clinics in Concord, Manchester Nashua, Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vermont, Ottauquechee Health Center in Woodstock, Vermont, or New London Hospital.

To learn more about this program and to register, visit www.dhwri.org

About Dartmouth Health

Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire's only academic health system and the state's largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 56 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, which includes Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the state’s only children’s hospital, and multiple clinic locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Bennington and Windsor, VT; Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.