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Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program - Interest Requisition

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Job ID: 29158
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Application Deadline: 6/24/2022

UNC Health has recently launched a Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program (MAAP)! This exciting entry-level program, approved by Apprenticeship NC, will be an on-the-job training program designed to teach routine administrative and clinical Medical Assisting skills in the outpatient clinic setting. Our Medical Assistant Apprentices will provide support to providers and other health care team members. This is a full time position at 40 hours a week, Monday - Friday.

Our Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program (MAPP) will have Apprentice opportunities in the following regional areas:

UNC Physicians Network

  • Chapel Hill
  • Goldsboro
  • Lumberton
  • Mayodan
  • Eden
  • Hillsborough
  • Garner
  • Kenly

UNC Faculty Physicians with UNC Medical Center

  • Chapel Hill
  • Raleigh

*Important Note: This is an interest requisition only. We request that if you are interested in this program and in working as an Apprentice in one of the above-listed regional areas, please select “Apply Now” and submit your interest. This will inform our hiring team of those interested to work as an Apprentice in that specific area. We encourage all those interested in this program to also sign up for job alerts. Job alerts are based upon your job search filters and criteria set (entity, location, keywords), you can sign up for job alerts by selecting the “Set Up Job Alerts” button on the left side of the “Search Jobs” page. Job alerts will notify you via email automatically when a new job opens up that matches your filters and job search criteria.

The Medical Assistant Apprentice will work under the supervision of an assigned journeyman, and under the general direction of the designated manager/supervisor.

Learn more details on the program overview, eligibility, and commitments, about our Medical apprenticeship program here:

If hired, the Apprentice/Employee must meet all terms of MAAP commitment agreement.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Performs rooming and/or intake process including vital signs, height, weight, and data collection related to patient’s reason for visit.
  2. Collects patient and family data, including medical and social history. Reviews patient’s current medication list, allergies and preferred pharmacy.
  3. Assists the provider as directed, during treatments, examinations and procedures. Collects specimens and performs phlebotomy. Administers medications under designated manager / supervisor.
  4. Performs tests, for example EKG, eye exams, under designated manager / supervisor. Reviews the patient record to determine whether patient requires any routine health screenings.
  5. Ensures exam/procedure room contains appropriate supplies, equipment, forms and educational materials are available and ready for use during visit/procedure. Prepares, cleans, stocks and maintains exam and treatment rooms. Cleans and sterilizes instruments.
  6. Provides patient with after-visit, follow-up, self-care or procedural instructions and/or educational materials as directed.
  7. Assists with patient registration, check in/check out, appointment scheduling, and scheduling of tests and treatments. Answers clinic telephone and assists in-basket under designated manager/supervisor.


  • High school diploma or general education degree.
  • Will be required to obtain Basic Life Support Certification from American Heart Association as part of the MAAP.
  • Health care experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position as outlined above.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage positively with patients and families and to work as a team with staff and providers.
  • Ability to use a computer to document required information into the electronic medical record.

If you have questions regarding your application for the MAAP, please email HCS Lead Recruiter Bethany Case, at [email protected] 

If you have questions regarding the Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program host locations with UNC Physicians Network, please email Phyllis Graham at [email protected] If you have questions regarding the Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program host locations with UNC Faculty Physicians please email Cynthia Hardin at [email protected].

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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