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Job Summary

To perform basic tests and procedures under the close supervision of medical and allied health staff.

Responsibilities*

  • Provide exceptional patient service.
  • Stock and maintain exam and treatment rooms
  • Scribe for physician
  • Calibrate, clean and maintain equipment
  • Clerical duties
  • Triage patient calls
  • Obtain patient history
  • Instill dilation drops when appropriate
  • Schedule appointments
  • Check in/Check out
  • Input of patient information
  • Communicate delays to patients
  • Perform visual fields and other minor patient testing
  • Consenting patients for surgery
  • Phlebotomy
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications*

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and 0-1 years of experience
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Moderate standing
  • Moderate standing/walking, as well as, lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
  • Respectful and compassionate attitude
  • Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
  • Keyboarding skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Formal MA program
  • Associate's Degree in Health area
  • Experience in field of ophthalmology.
  • Electronic Medical Record experience.
  • Experience working within a large, complex healthcare setting. 
  • Knowledge of university policies & procedures.

Work Schedule

  • Monday- Friday
  • Dependent on Clinical hours, may require 11:00 am to 7:00 pm some days of the week.

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 Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, innovation and integrity.

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.