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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 Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking an experienced medical professional to manage the patient flow through consultation, examination and treatment. 


The Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing patient information and largely coordinating their clinic experience.  Candidates should exhibit the ability to function at a high level and understand the coordination required in a clinical environment.  Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Schedule patients with chronic disease care.
  • Coordinate appointments, follow-up tests and treatments.
  • Complete lab orders, consult requests and providing the patient with an appointment when needed.
  • Function as a Medical Assistant to fulfill the needs of the clinic.
  • Assistance with Medical Procedures
  • Coordination of care with both inpatient and outpatient and joint venture teams.
  • Ability to work in multiple electronic systems
  • Contact patients and arrange appropriate testing, referrals or follow-up; document if test completed elsewhere or declines.
  • Self-motivated.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and 1-3 years of experience
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
  • Some office experience is necessary.
  • Moderate standing/walking, as well as, lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.


Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification as a Medical Assistant.
  • Candidates demonstrating problem solving ability, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and formal medical experience is preferred.
  • Experience working within a large complex health care setting.
  • Familiarity with Michigan Medicine electronic medical records systems.
  • Knowledge of University policies & procedures.

Work Schedule

Flexible work schedule consisting of 8 or 10 hour shifts.

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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.