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Job Summary

The Cancer Center is a University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults. We are located at 1500 E. Medical Center Drive in Ann Arbor, MI.  We are actively seeking a compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-focused individual 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 to our patients in the Cancer Center.
 
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

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
  • Perform electrocardiogram (EKG), pulse Ox, and glucose testing
  • Give immunizations
  • Maintain efficient clinic flow in partnership with providers
  • Prep for and assist in Bone Marrow Biopsies and Lumbar Punctures
Working with the clinic staff in an office setting you will:
  • Request and process medical records and lab results from outside facilities
  • Monitor interim labs and call patients with reminders and results
  • Draft FMLA and disability paperwork
  • Maintain stock levels and order clinic supplies

Required Qualifications*

  • 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.
  • Associate level: 2+ years of related experience. 
  • Assistant level: 0-2 years of related experience. 

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 clinic is open 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. We stagger our start times starting at 7:00 AM and ending at 5:00 PM, but each staff member has a consistent shift assignment.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

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.

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.