Careers are defined by moments. Moments you decide to pursue excellence. Moments when you grow personally and professionally. And the moment when you take the next step in your career.

This is your moment to be part of something greater as part of the growing support staff at one of the nation’s premier academic health systems.

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Being part of a healthcare team doesn’t always require advanced training or degrees. All it takes are a compassionate heart and a desire to help your community. At UVA Health, everyone is part of a caring team and every step you take can lead you to advance your career. With just a high school diploma, you can begin your journey at UVA Health in our hospital or various clinics with support staff roles in the following areas.

Earn While You Learn

With UVA Health’s Earn While You Learn program, you can start earning full-time employee benefits while you go through one of our professional on-the-job training courses that will prepare you to start an exciting new career in any of the following professions:

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – 3-month program
  • Pharmacy Technician – 4-month program
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) – 6-week program

Our one-of-a-kind training programs are ideal for recent graduates or experienced professionals looking for a career change. These programs are available for new hires and current employees. No previous experience or training is required; all you need is a high school diploma or GED.

Ask your recruiter about these programs during your interview.

Administrative Staff:

The administrative teams are the backbone of our clinics and offices. They ensure that documentation, schedules and electronic records are maintained. Establish or enhance your computer, people and database management skills in roles such as:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Specialists
  • Resource Clerk
  • Office Coordinator

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Call Center Staff:

Help navigate patients, families and community members to the right resources to assist them with their inquiries and needs. Our call center staff is the first resource for our services. Build or expand upon your customer service, interpersonal communication, computer and problem-solving skills in roles such as:

  • Call Center Resources
  • Call Center Phone Representative

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Patient Care Staff:

Many of our nurses and healthcare staff begin their healthcare career journey as a member of the patient care staff in our hospital and ambulatory care centers. Develop on-the-job experience working directly with patients, care teams and medical treatment devices in roles such as:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant
  • Medical Assistant
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Patient Companion

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Patient Registration Staff:

Our patient registration staff provides the cornerstone for every great patient experience. Known as Access Associates, they help patients find and schedule the care they need, navigate complicated insurance questions and provide the tools they need to ensure an optimal care experience. Access Associate positions are available throughout our system in hospital, clinic and outpatient office locations.

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Transport Staff:

Patients, visitors and staff rely on our transportation team to safely deliver people and equipment across our campuses. The transport staff makes a huge difference in our ability to care for people in roles such as:

  • Patient Transportation
  • Transit Bus Drivers
  • Transporter Specialists (UVA helps attain the necessary CDL)

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Taking Care of You and Your Family

Benefits for you. We want our employees to be happy and healthy and to have peace of mind. Our generous benefits package allows you to focus on what's important: making UVA an ideal place to study, work and grow. Benefits-eligible employees receive the following:

  • UVA health plan
  • Teladoc
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Prescription drugs
  • Benefit savings accounts (FSA or HSA)
  • Continuing education benefit
  • Retirement savings
  • Disability benefits
  • Optional life insurance
  • Employee Community Resources Service
  • Back-up care
  • Long-term care insurance

This is your moment to discover what’s possible, personally and professionally, when you join our world-class team. If you’re ready to take the next step towards something greater, this is your moment.

Contact us to learn more.