Providence Health & Services Medical Assistant - Apprentice in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Medical Assistant - Apprentice (Full Time) to Providence Medical Group in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for providing direct patient care and will practice up to the skills learned and approved to practice through the apprentice program.

  • Apply current healthcare concepts and assist with routine or general clinical responsibilities that may contribute directly and indirectly to patient care.

  • Complete 2,000 hours of clinical practice under the guidance of the Medical Assistant (MA) coach, 364 hours of coursework (unpaid), 2 skills labs (unpaid) and participate in all required apprenticeship activities.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Education or Equivalent

  • Must have participated in and passed a complete medical program in their junior or senior year at a K-12 partner institution (NEWTech and Spokane Valley Tech are preferred K-12 Tech School partners with Providence in the Spokane area)

  • Successfully completed a relevant technical program focusing on a medical specialty (such as Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, EMT, sports therapy or other relevant program)

  • Written documentation is required from the technical program regarding the level of educational preparation and an assessment of the knowledge and skills of the individual

  • Current Blood borne Pathogens 7-hour Training

  • Current Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) as certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) (May be completed within the first 30 days of hire)

  • Proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English

  • Proficiency in the use of computer programs and equipment utilized in a clinic setting (e.g., web-based EMR, web-based training platforms, general computer proficiency)

  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the beginning date of the MA Apprentice program

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior work or volunteer experience in a medical setting

About the clinic you will serve.

Providence Medical Group is a group of primary care, specialty care and hospital-based medical providers who serve eastern Washington in clinic locations. Our providers and staff strive to create a distinctive health care experience for each patient – one focused on trust, respect, communication and teamwork.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Assistant

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 186417