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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.

Job Summary

The selected candidate will assist in the delivery of patient care in a busy clinical office setting.  

 

Responsibilities*

  • Assist with various procedures (arthrocentesis, wound care, etc.)
  • Assisting patients with mobility restrictions, e.g. getting out of wheelchair on to exam table
  • Basic clerical tasks that require proper telephone technique, basic typing, computer and data entry skills
  • Basic medical assistant competencies (EKG, medical history, vital signs etc.)
  • Clean and stock exam rooms
  • Injections and specimen collection and processing
  • Maintain supplies
  • Obtain insurance authorizations
  • Patient flow
  • Provide patient with appropriate educational/preparation information for procedures
  • Retrieve laboratory reports
  • Work directly with physicians and nurses regarding patient concerns/issues/questions
  • Work in MiChart electronic records (notes, update patient medication lists)

Required Qualifications*

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Graduation from medical assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary 
  • Ability to pass customer service and medical terminology quizzes  
  • Ability to spell correctly and use proper grammar
  • Able to work in a fast paced customer friendly environment 
  • Adheres to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability, flexibility and consistently shares information and resources with others
  • Documented history of excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Effective time management skills/consistently uses available time effectively
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (e.g. ability to provide and receive constructive feedback, seeks constructive approaches to resolving workplace issues)
  • May be required to cross cover other areas
  • May be required to work overtime
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Works well with minimal supervision
  • May be required to cross cover other areas
  • May be required to work overtime

Desired Qualifications*

  • Previous experience in: ambulatory care clinical setting  
  • MiChart
  • Certification as a medical assistant
  • Clinical data entry
  • Lab monitoring programs
  • Knowledge of University and Department of Internal Medicine policies and procedures 

Work Schedule

Appointment: 40 hours/week
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday thru Friday, 7:00am to 6:00pm hours will vary. Also work one Saturday every 6 weeks.


 

Work Locations

Geriatrics Center Clinics

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.