Centerville Clinics – Externship Highlight

Centerville Clinics is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), a non-profit community based health organization. Centerville Clinics has ten facilities across the state of Pennsylvania. The facilities provide comprehensive primary care, dental, and mental health services to people in all spectrums of their life. Centerville Clinics also helps patients access specialty and hospital care services not available at the center. Centerville Clinics participates in most Managed Care programs. Centerville Clinics is providing unique care to those in the state of Pennsylvania, while accepting new patients at each of its facilities.

Centerville Clinics accepts Clinical Medical Assistant students from West Virginia Junior College to complete their 160-hour externship, making the experience enjoyable, while also preparing them for employment. With the number of facilities in the area, Centerville Clinics is able to give students a wide array of experience in different departments.

There are many requirements to complete an externship at Centerville Clinics. Students must successfully pass a drug test, background check, and obtain a child abuse clearance. Students must also have up to date immunization records and complete an educational course. This process prepares the student for requirements that will have to be completed when they are going through the employment process.

Centerville Clinics is a site that is ever growing and has continued to teach Clinical Medical Assistant students what their future will look like in the field. West Virginia Junior College is proud to work with a site that is professional and continuously growing.