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Job Summary

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest Michigan Medicine Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis Rd. Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-focused individuals who will share in the goal of crafting the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

Why work for Michigan Medicine?

You will play an integral role within our institution, and are important to providing the highest quality service to patients and their loved ones. We are eager to assist you in becoming a well-rounded employee and individual, and to help you advance in your career. Don’t hesitate – join our team today, and help us provide remarkable assistance our patients in the Brighton area.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings
  • 75% Tuition Reimbursement
  • Growth opportunities to higher seniority positions
  • Management that provides quality training and direction
  • Direct communication and partnership with Nurse Practitioners and Physicians
  • Potential exposure to many Specialty Care Departments

Responsibilities*

What skills will you master?

Because our passion lies in making you a well-rounded employee, we want to expose you to and teach you a variety of skills.

Working hands on with a patient you will:

  • Take patient vital signs
  • Obtain health status and medical history
  • Draw blood
  • Perform an electrocardiogram (EKG) test
  • Clean wound(s) before treatment is administered

Working with patients or on a patient’s behalf in an office setting you will:

  • Respond to general patient inquiries regarding treatment and clinic policies and procedures
  • Schedule and refer patients to appointments
  • Coordinate patient care with outside health agencies
  • Process patient care orders using the electronic ordering system may be required in certain areas
  • Perform standard medical laboratory tests, including urinalysis

You will also perform other office tasks such as:

  • Maintain patient files and records
  • Complete insurance forms and initiate other patient correspondence
  • Arrange for the repair of clinic equipment
  • Maintain stock levels and order clinic supplies
  • Sterilize and clean equipment

Required Qualifications*

Minimum Qualifications

  • We do require that you have a High school diploma or GED
  • You are required to have either graduated from a Medical Assistant program OR have an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated active listening, written, verbal, and information technology skills.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification as a medical assistant
  • Some office experience is desirable.
  • Experience working within a large, complex healthcare setting. 
  • Familiarity with Michigan Medicine's electronic medical record systems.
  • Knowledge of university policies & procedures.

Work Schedule

What will your work schedule look like?

The facility is open 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday. We are flexible in scheduling, and request that you are also flexible in working various shifts.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

You will be required to do some moderate standing and walking, as well as lift, position, push, and/or transfer patients.

Training

As part of the orientation training process, your training will be held at multiple locations during your first few months of the employment.

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.

External Applicants: Please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering internal candidates only in an effort to offer advancement opportunities. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration, but our process for external candidates will begin approximately 30-days after the posting date.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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