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The Carthage Technical Center and Mercy Hospital Carthage have partnered to provide a unique opportunity for those interested in becoming a Clinical Medical Assistant.  This program is designed by the Carthage Technical Center with work and family in mind.  It requires a commitment of 2 days per week, 3 hours per day for 16 weeks and 40 hours of clinicals for students to complete on their own time. Learning will occur in the classroom, laboratory and actual medical office or clinic.  Mercy Hospital Carthage believes in helping someone find a career that not only makes the most of their skills and talents, but also their heart.  Because financial challenges exist with starting a new career, Mercy Hospital Carthage is proud to cover all program costs for each student participating in the first offering of this class.


To be considered for this training and financial assistance, you must complete the application process by July 13, 2018.   If selected, students will be required to successfully pass a drug screen and submit to applicable background screenings and immunization requirements. 


Application Process:


Step 1: Complete the CTC Enrollment Form

Step 2: Complete the Mercy Screening Process 

              a. visit

              b. click the orange external applicant

              c. enter code 2018-771544 in the “start your job search here” box

              d. click Student- Medical Assistant

              e. click "Apply for this job"

Step 3: Turn in CTC Enrollment Form with accompanying documents

              a. Driver's License 

              b. SSC

              c. High school transcript or GED

Step 4: Wait to be contacted for interview



To view the CMA program flyer click HERE. 


Click HERE to download CTC application.