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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 Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery has an opening for an experienced, self-motivated, team orientated Medical Assistant.  This role will be to provide skilled support and work collaboratively with other members of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Team.

Mission Statement

The 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.



This position will include a variety of patient support tasks: check in/out duties, submitting x-ray and PT orders, working with team members on in-basket tasks (including FMLA paperwork, insurance form completion, school/work letters, handicap permit form, outside imaging processing), processing patient report outcome surveys, rooming patients (utilizing an electronic medical record) and supporting in-clinic procedures, (suture/staple removal, casting, wound care, stocking rooms, billing completion for cast room items).  Perform scheduled infection control maintenance of patient care items and equipment.  In addition, this position will retrieve prior medical history and print pertinent information for providers.  The successful candidate will be required to actively participate in the department’s Lean initiatives, Service Excellence programs, maintain M-learning compliance, specific procedure competencies and knowledge of regulatory agency requirements.

Required Qualifications*

High School Diploma or GED. Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of basic medical terminology. 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*

Previous Orthopaedic experience is helpful.  Previous experience working with MiChart/Epic care /Cadence as well as knowledge of University policies and procedures is helpful. The candidate should be proficient using the Microsoft suite of products and a typing speed of 50 wpm.    

Work Schedule

Work day and hours will be based on clinical needs.  (We utilize flex scheduling to off-set hours worked in excess of 8 in any one day). This is a temporary position.

Work Locations

1540 E Hospital Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 481091540 E Hospital Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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.

Application Deadline

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.