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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


Function as part of a team to manage patient flow in a fast paced outpatient setting.  Duties include but are not limited to the following.

  • Rooming patients, obtain vital signs, meaningful use and enter into MIChart, prepare and turn over rooms for surgical procedures.
  • Review surgical procedure, medical history medications and allergies prior to surgery.
  • Assist with procedure, bandaging, review of post-operative instructions, suture removal.  Administering common medications as ordered by physician.
  • Pathology follow-up from excisions and biopsies.  Notify patient of result, review treatment plan per physician result note, schedule and coordinate necessary appointments.
  • Clean and wrap surgical instruments for sterilization.  Deliver and pick up surgical packs from sterilization.
  • Maintain supplies and linen in surgery rooms.
  • Transport specimens to pathology.
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings and biweekly nursing meetings.
  • Provide for the safety of self and others by adherence to the University safety guidelines, policies, and practices.  Help ensure compliance with all such safety-related policies.
  • Protect and respect patient privacy and provide a secure, comfortable, and welcoming clinic environment.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program.
  • Enthusiastic, reliable, hard-working, flexible, detail-oriented, and positive minded individual with demonstrated skills in interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to take direction from a multiple number of medical clinicians and supervisor, and work efficiently in a busy environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, consistently uses available time effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Participate in in-service programs for the medical staff.
  • Must have excellent attendance and punctuality.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Minimum of one-year medical assisting experience in an ambulatory care clinic setting.

Work Schedule

Hours:  40 hours per week, would be variable from 7:30-4:00/8:00-4:30.

Day Shift:  Monday-Friday, with the possibility of Saturday clinics in the future.

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.