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Job Summary

Assist in the delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of a professional nurse. Supports operational functions in the PACU/Preop at the East Ann Arbor Surgery Center. Assists in obtaining and caring for equipment. Helps maintain a safe and clean environment. 


  • Assist in patient admission and discharge procedures.
  • Obtain and record vital signs. Assist in preparing patients for surgery.
  • Assist with preparing patients for discharge.
  • Assist with maintaining unit stock. Work in MiChart.
  • Assist with front desk reception duties as needed. 
  • Adheres to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability and flexibility.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member are crucial, as well as being highly motivated and organized, with a strong desire to learn.
  • Effective time management, as well as excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Candidate will demonstrate excellent customer service skills as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Works well with minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Complete annual mandatory competencies. 

Required Qualifications*

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent, ability to read and write,  and one of the following:

    • Junior status in an accredited BSN program
    • 2nd year in accredited ADN program
    • Bachelors Degree in Applied Medical Science
    • a minimum 1-year recent experience in an unlicensed assistive role in a patient care setting, such as nurse aide in a hospital setting
    • a minimum two years experience in in an unlicensed assistive role in a patient care setting in a nursing home or other health care environment

Desired Qualifications*

Previous experience in an ambulatory care clinical setting or Preop/PACU. 

Work Schedule

This is a full-time position, 3- 12 hour shifts, with start time of 8a-830pm or 9a-930pm . Will include 2 Saturdays/ month.

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.

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.