Wisconsin Youth Apprentice Student – Medical Assistant, Fond du Lac Clinic, Mt. Calvary

It’s more than a career, it’s a calling.WI-Fond du Lac Regional Clinic Mt. Calvary

Worker Type:Intern/Temporary (Trainee)

Job Highlights:

Are you a high school junior or senior interested in a healthcare career? Join SSM Health as a Youth Apprentice and gain hands-on experience, mentorship, and skills for in-demand healthcare roles all while earning $18/hour at one of our Wisconsin locations.  Unlock your potential and make a difference starting now!  

Job Highlights 

Youth Apprentices in the Medical Assistant pathway, work closely with a nursing care team to provide direct patient care and complete office tasks in one of SSM’s outpatient clinics.  Availability to work days during a standard work week is crucial to fulfilling the 450 hour requirement.  A licensed or certified professional will serve as your mentor and will help guide your training while providing ongoing support in the role.  

Job Details  

  • Effectively work as part of a team, communicate effectively with close attention to details 
  • Maintain academic and attendance requirements for participation in the Youth Apprenticeship Program 
  • Participate in progress reviews scheduled with mentors, school staff, parent(s) or guardian(s), and employer 
  • Assist with treatment order from provider with direct supervision from a licensed professional 
  • Interview patients and record information as instructed 
  • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations 
  • Perform office tasks such as answering phones, maintaining records, and filing 
  • Assist with the ordering and stocking of supplies and maintaining a clean and orderly work environment 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • High school junior or senior  
  • 16 years of age 
  • Must be authorized and approved by the Wisconsin Youth Apprentice Program in accordance with your local school criteria  
  • Ability to work 10-15 hours per week at a clinic site M-F during the day 
  • Reliable transportation to get to and from work 
  • Satisfactory progress towards graduation 
  • Commit to completing 450 hours at the jobsite 
  • Demonstrated maturity and responsibility 
  • Skill with attending to details, excellent attendance and a strong work ethic 
  • Foster a culture of caring through interpersonal relationships and communication 

About SSM Health  

SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health care system serving the health needs of communities across the Midwest in Wisconsin, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Missouri.  We are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God’s healing presence to everyone we serve.  We’ve received national recognition from U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, Forbes, Healthgrades, and Becker’s Healthcare in recognition of the quality care and patient experience we provide.   

Job Summary:Under direct supervision, assists with the duties and responsibilities of the clinical role being studied. All work performed is reviewed by clinical supervisor or designee.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:


  • Assists with the duties and responsibilities of the clinical role being studied based on the applicable Youth Apprenticeship on-the-job learning performance standards guide.
  • Apprenticeship may involve working in one the following areas: Lab, Therapy, Medical Assistant, Pharmacy, Imaging, Nursing Assistant, etc.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age prior to start date and current high school student.
  • Acceptance into Youth Apprenticeship program through local high school.


  • No experience required.


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Rare climbing.

Department:7000110166 FM Mt Calvary

Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours:15

SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,pregnancy, veteran statusor any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.


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