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GVSU Scribe Academy
The GVSU Scribe Academy's program is designed to train individuals to assist healthcare providers by documenting patient care in the electronic medical record. Students enrolled in the program are trained in the classroom, online, and in the clinical setting. Students that successfully complete the program will be hired as hourly employees of Helix Scribe Solutions.
Scribes work in emergency departments (ED) and medical office settings. ED shift availability is around the clock, seven days a week. Medical offices operate during normal business hours (great for flexible schedules and gap years!).
**Update: there is no waitlist for scribes available to work in Battle Creek, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Owosso, Paw Paw, and other areas in West Michigan. A $25 per shift travel stipend is offered at select locations. **
GVSU Scribe Academy Application
By clicking this link, you will be redirected to the GVSU Scribe Academy application hosted by AirTable, a 3rd party software company contracted by GVSU’s partner, Helix Scribe Solutions. Access to the data includes staff in the GVSU Scribe Academy and Helix Scribe Solutions.
Non-GVSU students are welcome to apply!
Contact the Program Director if you have questions prior to applying: Jeff Trytko, firstname.lastname@example.org or (616) 331-5943
About Us. High level instructors to mentor students, share real-world experiences, while staying current in the field.
Why Scribe. Jumpstart your healthcare career by gaining an extraordinary clinical experience.
Getting Started. Second-semester freshmen, sophomore, junior, and senior-level college students enrolled in a healthcare academic program are invited to apply. Applying and program training are FREE! (non-GVSU students may apply!)
Learn More: set up an informational meeting with the Program Director. Click here to select a virtual meeting.
Life of a Scribe
Watch this video to see how working as a scribe can help jumpstart your career in healthcare.
Scribes are working at the following Emergency Departments (maps)
+ various medical offices in the Grand Rapids area
Students Enrolled or Planning on Applying to these Academic Programs are Encouraged to Become a Scribe:
Grand Valley State University
- Allied Health Sciences
- Biomedical Sciences
- Cell and Molecular Biology, M.S., P.S.M.
- Exercise Science
- Health Communications
- Master in Public Health, M.P.H.
- Medical and Bioinformatics, M.S., P.S.M.
- Occupational Therapy
- Physician Assistant
- Physical Therapy
- Radiation Therapy
- Social Work
- Speech Language Pathology
- Therapeutic Recreation
- Contact CLAS Academic Advising to find other pre-professional programs that apply