Welcome

Interested in the field of healthcare and helping patients, but not sure where to start?  Working as a Medical Assistant may be a perfect fit.

At Vanderbilt, Medical Assistants are a vital part of the outpatient/clinic healthcare delivery team that includes Vanderbilt Adult Ambulatory Division and Children's Hospital Outpatient Clinics (CHOC).

Medical Assistant responsibilities include:
• Assisting with patient exams and procedures
• Organizing and managing patient flow
• Office processes 
• Additional responsibilities can vary based on patient care areas

Requirements to become a VUMC Medical Assistant:
• High School Graduate (minimum)
• No prior healthcare or work experience is required
• Active and current Medical Assistant Certification/Registration from a VUMC-approved
  certifying organization:
  - American Medical Technologists (AMT)
  - American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)
  - National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT)
  - National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
  - National Association for Health Professionals (NAHP)

Vanderbilt Can Help you Become a Certified Medical Assistant
For more information, please visit our Become a Vanderbilt Medical Assistant► page.

What We Offer

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Bonuses
 

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus
Refer-a-Friend Bonuses
   
   
   
   
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VUMC HR
Benefits

A minimum of 30 hours per week 
  qualifies for full-time benefits; Health
  Benefits start when you do
Exclusive VUMC Employee Discounts
MTA/VUMC Free Ride to Work
  Sitter Services, 403B Plan, + more!
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Certification
Reimbursement

   
   
   
   
   
   
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Work
Options

200+ Vanderbilt clinics located 
  throughout Tennessee and beyond
A variety of patient care specialties
  and populations
   
   
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Collaborative
Work Environment

Our MA's are respected as a vital
  part of the healthcare team
MA Staff Council open-membership;
  part of VUMC's Shared Governance
  which focuses on optimal work
  and patient care outcomes

 

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Nursing Across
Vanderbilt University 
Medical Center

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