Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Scholarship - 100% Fully-Funded!!

Clinical Support/Nursing Dubuque, Iowa


Medical Associates is offering an excellent opportunity to apply for our 100% tuition assistance (fully funded!) Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) scholarship! 

Why you should consider the CMA scholarship:

  • You are ready for a change and excited for a career in healthcare
  • You have experience in customer service or healthcare and enjoy helping people
What does the scholarship include:
  • Fully-funded tuition assistance!
  • Attend the Medical Assistant program at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) beginning in August 2021 through July 2022
  • AAMA certification exam fee paid after completion of the program 
  • Full-time job guarantee at Medical Associates upon successful completion of the program  
Why a CMA scholarship?
CMA's are one of the fastest-growing health care professionals who perform administrative and clinical functions in a medical office setting. CMA’s are valuable to Medical Associates and can be found in almost all of our clinical departments working alongside clinical staff to support our 170+ advanced practice providers and physicians.

Scholarship program details:
NICC's Medical Assistant program runs from August 2021 through July 2022. The program includes a six week on-site clinical externship that will be facilitated at Medical Associates Clinic in the summer of 2022. When the Medical Assistant program and certification exam is complete, the scholarship recipient(s) will start working as a full-time Certified Medical Assistant at Medical Associates.

The CMA role at Medical Associates clinic will provide quality patient care for clinic patients. You will assist physicians, providers and co-workers in coordinating and carrying outpatient care plans and services.

Don't miss out on this excellent opportunity to receive a fully paid tuition scholarship to become a CMA.
Complete your application for the scholarship today!

To learn more about the CMA Scholarship, please watch this youtube video: https://youtu.be/OTNq5ekefy4

Eligibility Requirements
Education: High school diploma or GED by spring 2021. Must apply and be accepted into the NICC Medical Assistant program.

Customer Service or healthcare experience preferred.

Interpersonal Skills
: A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary.

Other Skills: Keyboarding skills and use of electronic equipment.

Physical Aspects:

Stooping - Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling - Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

Crouching - Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

Standing - Particularly for sustained periods of time.

Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.

Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

Fingering - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sound with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

Vision - 20 / 40 or better in the best eye with or without correction

Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 pounds force constantly to move objects.

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