Tuition-free program for aspiring medical assistants, phlebotomist offered by Ochsner Health System

Tuition-free program for aspiring medical assistants, phlebotomist offered by Ochsner Health System
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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge residents have the opportunity to participate in the MA Now Program, a workforce development initiative which aims to assist locals to achieve job placement in the Ocshner Health System.

The tuition-free, six-month training program is open to residents who are at least 18 years old.

Applicants are required to have a high school diploma or an equivalent certification, meet low income guidelines, and pass a drug screening and criminal background check.

Participants will have the opportunity to interview for full-time positions as a medical assistant, a phlebotomist, or an EKG monitor employed by Ochsner Health Centers after being trained during the program.

Applications must be turned in by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 2 at the East Baton Rouge American Job Center.

There are two locations the applications should be brought to:

  • 1991 Wooddale Blvd. (225-925-4312)
  • 4523 Plank Rd. (225-358-4579)

For any questions about the program, please email workforce@ocshner.org.

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