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Job Summary

Brighton Center for Specialty Care

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan 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 in 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 delivering 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?

Our Allergy Medical Assistants will specialize in areas that no other department offers, and we are excited to help you grow your skills. Not only will you assist the provider during patient visits, you will also perform spirometry and rhinoscopy procedures along with skin and medication testing. In addition to these specialized skills and other abilities you already possess as a Medical Assistant, we will also ask you to perform the following:

  • Prepare and organize clinic exam and procedure rooms with appropriate equipment and supplies.
  • Obtain and record accurate/pertinent intake information that includes preparing medical information and reports for the appointment (reviewing PSL, updating prescription information, etc.).
  • Efficiently prepare the patient either based on complaint or predetermined protocol.
  • Share test preparation with the patient/family.
  • Track clinic patient flow, identify holdups, and notify patients if the schedule runs behind.
  • Prepare and assure patients are given appropriate and prepared paperwork (encounter forms, test requisitions, school or work forms, etc.).
  • Administer all appropriate medications using the five rights and by written physician order.
  • Provide accurate and efficient clinical support processes that include prescription refills, test results reporting, and pharmacy insurance authorization.

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
  • Some office experience is necessary.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology is necessary.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Demonstrated active listening, written, verbal, and information technology skills. 

Additional Requirements for the Associate Level: 

  • 1 - 3 years of experience

Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification as an MA is desirable.
  • Additional formal education in a health care field is desired.
  • Experience working within a large, complex healthcare setting. 
  • Familiarity with Michigan Medicine's electroinic medical record systems. 
  • Knowledge of university policies & procedures.

Work Schedule

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.

Underfill Statement

Based on qualifications and department need, this position can be filled as a Medical Assistant or Medical Assistant Associate.

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.