Admission Criteria

Helix Scribe Team Members

  • Area college sophomore, junior or senior student enrolled or interested in pursuing a healthcare professional career, or individual who has recently obtained a college degree in a health or science related field.
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Copy of unofficial college transcript.
  • A working knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 15lbs, and work in a fast paced, stressful environment.
  • Type approximately 65-70 WPM.
  • Immunizations and medical screening for healthcare providers required. (Applicants are responsible for the cost to obtain immunizations and screening)
  • Background Check
  • Drug Screen

Commitment Requirement

Scribe graduates are expected to work two approximately eight hour shifts per week.  Scribes are expected to work when the Emergency Department is open; nights, weekends, and holidays.  A minimum commitment of eighteen months (18) year-round is required.  Summer only scribe positions are not available. 


The GVSU Scribe Academy is a tuition FREE program!

Page last modified October 16, 2017