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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 Radiation Oncology is looking for a temporary medical assistant to manage efficient patient flow in examination, consultation and treatment rooms for radiation patients.

Responsibilities*

The medical assistant will be responsible for the efficient patient flow in examination, consultation and treatment rooms, preparing patient rooms for visit/procedures by setting up all instruments/supplies; clean examination rooms between patients, assisting with diagnostic procedures and treatments, provide information to patients as directed, provide clinical assistance by taking vital signs, drawing blood, preparing specimens and assisting patients, operating and monitoring patient care equipment; setting up instruments/supplies in exam and treatment rooms, and assisting with patient lab result collection and disbursement. The medical assistant may perform some or all the duties of clinic clerical staff. 

Required Qualifications*



  • Demonstrated problem solving ability as demonstrated by previous employment references and during the interviewing process.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills demonstrated by previous employment references.


  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.


  • Some office experience is necessary.

Work Schedule

Flexible shifts of either 8 or 10 hours depending on needs of the clinic.

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details.

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 three 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.