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Job Summary

Purpose of Position

To assist physicians and nursing staff in the delivery of patient care and support operational functions in the Transplant Procedures Unit.



  • Schedule biopsy and paracentesis appointments per guidelines in MiChart using Cadence scheduling
  • Patient intake (e.g. documenting chief complaint, V/S, height, weight)
  • Transfer patient to procedure room and assist in transferring back to recovery area
  • Assists with complex procedures
  • Prepare specimen labels as necessary
  • May perform complex diagnostic tests (allergy) and complex specimen collections
  • Provides routine but complex instructions for patient procedures and treatments, as delegated by providers and nurses
  • May assists with complex procedures, requiring knowledge of complex and varied equipment (i.e. LEEP and laser)
  • Patient intake (e.g. documenting chief complaint, V/S, height, weight)
  • Review and update MiChart as directed
  • Patient follow-up for normal and low complexity test results as directed by provider
  • Assist providers with management of point-of-terminology.
  • 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.

Required Qualifications*

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • MI Chart Cadence Scheduling
  • Experience working within a large, complex health care setting. Familiarity with UMHS electronic medical record systems. Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
  • One year of experience as a medical assistant is desirable.
  • Prior experience assisting in procedures area
  • Excellent Attendance.

Work Locations

Transplant Clinic Procedures Unit

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine 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

Michigan Medicine 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.