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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has an opening for an experienced, self-motivated, team orientated medical assistant. 


This position will include a variety of patient support tasks submitting x-ray orders, processing patient report outcome surveys, rooming patients (utilizing an electronic medical record) and supporting in-clinic procedures, (suture/staple removal, sterile field for joint injections, casting, wound care).  In addition this position will retrieve prior medical history, print pertinent information for providers, etc.
The successful candidate will be required to actively participate in the department’s Lean initiatives, Service Excellence programs, maintain M-learning compliance, specific procedure competencies and knowledge of regulatory agency requirements.  

Required Qualifications*

The preferred candidate will possess certification as successfully passing a medical assistant course; have six months previous experience working in an ambulatory or acute care setting; will have demonstrated exceptional interpersonal communication skills, superior customer service, an exemplary attendance record, the ability to manage stress effectively, a superior work ethic and handle multiple responsibilities.     The candidate must be proficient using the Microsoft suite products with a typing speed of 50 wpm.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous Casting and/or ortho experience.  Previous experience working with MiChart/Epic care / Cadence as well as knowledge of University policies and procedures is helpful.      

Work Schedule

8:30-5:00pm  (may vary)

Work Locations

Taubman Health Center

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.