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 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 Brighton and surrounding areas.
- Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
- 2:1 Match on retirement savings
- 75% Tuition Reimbursement
- Professional Growth and Advancement Opportunities
- Leaders who provide quality training and direction
- Direct communication and partnership with Nurse Practitioners and Physicians
- Potential exposure to many Specialty Care Departments
This position will primarily focus on supporting the Infusion and ADTU departments, but may be asked to support other areas as needed.
As a Medical Assistant in our Infusion Department, you will help us offer our patients a soothing and caring environment for infusion services. Infusion is the administration of fluids, including medication, through the vein and into the bloodstream by intravenous means, which allows us to provide treatment to our patients suffering from cancer, rheumatoid and gastrointestinal diseases and/or disorders.
As a Medical Assistant in the ADTU (Ambulatory Diagnostic and Treatment Unit), you will help treat patients with acute conditions or acute flare-ups of chronic conditions. These conditions often require an extended period of time for appropriate diagnosis and treatment, to reduce ED admissions, and enhance patient convenience.
In these specialized departments you will master the ability to obtain vital signs, height and weight to help calculate drug dosages accurately. In addition to these skills and the abilities you already possess as a Medical Assistant, you will be responsible for: ensuring patients are efficiently moving through examination, consultation and treatment rooms; preparing, cleaning, and stocking patient and procedure rooms; obtaining and updating medication lists along with medical and surgical histories; performing EKGs, pulse oximeters, and glucometers; tracking external labs; and administrative tasks such as calling patients for inside and outside facilities, entering notes into MiChart, and faxing, copying, printing and scanning patient records.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1 - 3 years of experience
- 0-1 year of experience.
Based on qualifications and department need, this position can be filled as a Medical Assistant or Medical Assistant Associate.
- 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 using Michigan Medicine's electronic medical record systems.
- Knowledge of university policies & procedures.
The facility is open 7:30 AM – 7:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM on Saturday. We are flexible in scheduling, and request that you are also flexible in working various shifts.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
You will be required to do some moderate standing and walking, as well as lift, position, push, and/or transfer patients.
As part of the orientation training process, your training will be held at multiple locations during your first few months of the employment.
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.
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.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time 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.