Fairbanks, AK — The American Red Cross of Alaska Service to the Armed Forces program serving the far north and interior of Alaska is launching its first ever Medical Assistant Program. The program, which is free of charge to members of the military community, will take place in partnership with Bassett Army Community Hospital.
Applications for the Medical Assistant Program will be available starting February 8, 2019 at the following locations:
- 3601 Santiago Ave., Suite 215, Fort Wainwright, AK 99703
- Bassett Army Community Hospital, 2nd Floor-HR Suite, Fort Wainwright, AK 99703
- 3501 Lathrop St. Unit G, Fairbanks, AK 99701
- Via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The application deadline is April 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. Interviews for the program will take place May 2-3, 2019 and classes will begin on August 20, 2019. The program capacity is 12 students.
Applicants must be a dependent, retiree, veteran, or dependent of a contractor with access to military installations. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen, be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent by the program start date. Applicants must commit to complete the program from start to finish and pass a security clearance.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Misty Bruce, Service to the Armed Forces specialist for the Red Cross of Alaska serving the Far North and Interior, and Kathy Hamby, volunteer partner for Service to the Armed Forces serving the Far North and Interior, are available for interviews and to provide more details on the upcoming program. To schedule an interview, please contact Misty Bruce at 907-987-4178.