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Job Summary

Kellogg Eye Center

The Kellogg Eye Center is an internationally respected department as part of Michigan Medicine.  We provide over 175,000 patient visits per year in 10 different locations in and surrounding Ann Arbor.  With 100 faculty members, 21 residents, and 10 clinical fellows we strive to provide the best eye care available anywhere in the world.  Our purpose is to improve lives through curing, treating, and preventing eye disease.  Our guiding principles are teamwork, caring, integrity, and innovation.  Together, we use our purpose and guiding principles to align ourselves both as individuals and as an organization to achieve our vision of improving lives around the world by enhancing vision in others.  We are a USNWR top 10 program and are seeking individuals who wish to enhance the strength and capability of our workforce to help us become even better at the work that we do. 

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 Ann Arbor area.

Responsibilities*

  • You will perform the assigned duties in specimen procurement in order to assure accurate and timely collection, order entry, transport, processing, and storage of specimens.
  • You will provide total customer focus to meet the needs of every customer, internal and external, medical staff, laboratory staff, patients and families.
  • Performing phlebotomy on adult, pediatric, patients is part of your daily routine. You will obtain blood specimens from patients with alternate venous access devices.
  • You will label, centrifuge, aliquot, distribute, store, and prepare laboratory specimens for testing.
  • You will enter laboratory test orders and results into the Laboratory Information System.
  • You will complete POC laboratory analysis and quality control.
  • You will be a part of a team that works effectively together to accomplish goals.
  • By modeling professional behaviors your partnership with other medical staff will increase.
  • Your assistance with special projects, in-services, evaluating new equipment and techniques, monitor laboratory inventory, and other additional assigned responsibilities will be fundamental.
  • You will assist clinics with prior authorizations.
  • You will assist clinical services by providing ancillary testing needed in clinic.
  • Other duties as directed by supervisor

Required Qualifications*

ASSOCIATE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or equivalent combination of education and 1 – 3 years of experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in phlebotomy is required.
  • Respectful and compassionate attitude
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting
  • Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology 
  • Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
  • Keyboarding skills

ASSISTANT REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or equivalent combination of education and 0 – 1 years of experience
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in phlebotomy is required.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Respectful and compassionate attitude
  • Collaborative and collegial, demonstrates integrity
  • Keyboarding skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of computer applications is desirable.
  • Previous experience with MiChart/EPIC
  • Reasonable knowledge of hospital policies and procedures is desirable.
  • Certification or registration in an appropriate discipline is desirable. 
  • Considerable experience in phlebotomy or laboratory services is preferred. 
  • Indwelling and pediatric experience a plus.

Work Schedule

What will your work schedule look like?

The facility is open 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday. 8 hour workday

Underfill Statement

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

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 improve 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.