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 our patients in the Brighton area.
- 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
What skills will you master?
This position will primarily focus on supporting the Cardiology, Pulmonary and Surgery clinics, but may be asked to support other areas as needed.
As a Medical Assistant in Cardiology, you will be part of a team that is dedicated to the heart and vascular care of our patients by providing top-quality cardiovascular care.
The Pulmonary Department accepts referrals for evaluation and treatment of patients who have or are suspected of having acute or chronic respiratory disease. As a Medical Assistant, you will help provide care for patients suffering from diseases such as COPD, Asthma, Lung Cancer, or Sleep Apnea just to name a few.
As a Medical Assistant in our Surgery units, you will be a part of a team that provides life-changing treatments to patients through operations and procedures.
In these specialized areas you will perform:
- Taking patient vitals
- Patient intake and rooming duties in the clinic
- Perform procedures such as EKGs and wound care
- Document health information in the Electronic Medical Record system
- Assist patients with FMLA, Disability and Return to Work paperwork
- Coordinate patient flow throughout the clinic
- Maintain, order, and assemble equipment, order clinic equipment and supplies – including medications
- Maintain stock levels in treatment rooms and exam rooms
- 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 ability to work well within a team setting.
- 1 - 3 years 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.
The facility is open 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 7:00 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 you 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 improve 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.