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Certified Medical Assistant Scholarship - 100% Fully-Funded!!

Medical Associates

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Posted On 04/22/2024

Job Overview


Medical Associates is proud to offer fully funded Certified Medical Assistant scholarships to help talented individuals obtain their education and join our team as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) upon completion of their studies! See below for more information and our application.

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 the scholarship includes:

  • Fully funded tuition for the Medical Assistant program at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) beginning in August 2024 through July 2025
  • Books and additional fees are included!
  • AAMA certification exam fee paid after completion of the program 
  • Full-time job guaranteed at Medical Associates upon successful completion of the program  

Why a CMA scholarship?
CMA's are one of the fastest-growing healthcare 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:
Medical Associates will cover the cost of tuition, books, and exam fees not covered by other federal, state, institutional and private awards including Federal Pell Grant and Last Dollar Scholar. In other words, we will cover the remaining fees after all other federal, state, and private funding has been applied.

NICC's Medical Assistant program runs from August 2024 through July 2025. The program includes a six-week on-site clinical externship that will be facilitated at Medical Associates Clinic in the summer of 2025. 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 video:

Eligibility Requirements
Education: High school diploma or GED by spring 2024. 

NICC Medical Assistant Program: You must apply and be accepted into the NICC Medical Assistant program. To apply to NICC, please click on this link: 

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.

Medical Associates Clinic & Health Plans is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, national origin, marital status, parental status, disability, veteran status, or other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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About the Company

Our mission is to provide superior healthcare and an excellent patient experience.

Medical Associates Clinic is a well-established multispecialty group practice with over 170 providers and a staff of over 1,000 health care professionals and support personnel. The group was founded in 1924 and is Iowa’s oldest multispecialty group practice. Today, Medical Associates Clinic is the area’s leading health care provider and only multispecialty group practice.  Medical Associates Clinic has been recognized since 1998 as a “better performing practice” by the Medical Group Management Association.

In 1982, Medical Associates developed the Tri-State’s first health maintenance organization, Medical Associates Health Plans, which offers comprehensive health benefits to over 400 employers and 45,000 members. Medical Associates Health Plans has maintained an “Excellent” rating, the highest level of accreditation possible by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, for 13 consecutive years.

Medical Associates Clinic offers several locations from which to seek medical care, including facilities at 1500 Associates Drive, 1000 Langworthy, and 4155 Pennsylvania Ave in Dubuque, Iowa; as well as facilities in Bellevue, Cascade, Dyersville,  Iowa; Cuba City, and Platteville, Wisconsin; and Elizabeth and Galena, Illinois.