Patient Support Services Careers

If you love people and want to make a real difference, this is the job for you.

When your shift ends, you will leave knowing you played a valuable part in helping your patients and your colleagues. Then, you can relax enjoying all of the spectacular activities that abound in northern Michigan.

Many opportunities are available for roles in patient support services. Medical assistants, nursing assistants, CENAs and opportunities with Munson Healthcare Home Health are vital to the care patients receive across northern Michigan.

Munson Healthcare also has entry-level positions available in fields like housekeeping, nutrition services, central transport, and central processing, all with a starting wage of at least $14 per hour, with benefits.

If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of others and embracing meaningful work, view all of our job opportunities.


Medical Assistant

Join the healthcare team in providing essential care to patients. A Medical Assistant plays a critical role in patient care assisting with clinical and administrative duties. Medical assistants support care across Munson Healthcare, including family practices, cardiology, urology, neurology, and oncology.

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Nursing Assistant

Join the team at Munson Healthcare in providing essential care to patients. A Nursing Assistant plays a critical role in caring for a patient's needs under direction of a registered nurse. Duties may include performing basic patient care, collecting specimens, recording vital signs, assisting patients with walking, and transporting patients between departments. Nursing Assistants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. 

Competency-Evaluated Nursing Assistant (CENA)

Munson Healthcare also has opportunities for Competency-Evaluated Nursing Assistants (CENAs). CENAs are valued members of the healthcare team who help meet the personal and comfort needs of patients a variety of healthcare settings, including inpatient units and long-term care facilities. Full time and on-call positions are available at Munson Healthcare. CENAs must have a high school diploma or equivalent, have successfully completed a nursing assistant training program, and be certified in the state of Michigan.

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Home Health

Munson Healthcare Home Health, northern Michigan’s most comprehensive home care company, offers a variety of job opportunities for nursing assistants. With our main office in Traverse City, along with regional offices in Gaylord and Cadillac, we serve people in 23 northern Michigan counties who need care in the home, including skilled nursing, physical therapy, help around the house, medical equipment such as oxygen, medication management, and as patients plan for the end of life.

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Rachael’s Story

Rachael feels valued as a nursing assistant at Munson Medical CenterAs a nursing assistant at Munson Medical Center, Rachael enjoys helping patients through some of their worst days.

“It’s emotionally rewarding to help people feel better. These are not their most glorious moments and I love to make them laugh. I also work with great people. I’m really valued as a teammate. No matter what position you’re in, this is a really cool team atmosphere.”