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Job Summary

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.

 

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • 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

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.

Responsibilities*

Our Medical Assistants in Oncology will be part of a team that deals with the diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. In this role you will be serving the adult patient population who are seeking consultation and/or examination prior to treatment. You will master the abilities to obtain vital signs as well as height and weight to help calculate drug dosages accurately. In addition to these skills, you will be responsible for: ensuring patients are efficiently moving through examination, consultation and treatment rooms; preparing, cleaning, and stocking patient and procedure rooms; obtaining and updating medication lists along with medical and surgical histories; performing EKGs, pulse oximeters, and glucometers; tracking external labs; assisting in procedures such as flexible sigmoidoscopies, cystoscopies, laryngoscopes, and administrative tasks such as calling patients for inside and outside facilities, entering notes into MiChart, and faxing, copying, printing and scanning patient records. This role services medical oncology, surgical oncology and radiation oncology. Cross training to other areas, such as the infusion area and ADTU will occur as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Assistant Level

  • We do require that you have a high school diploma or GED.
  • 0-1 years of experience.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively including demonstrated active listening, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer technology skills.

 

Associate Level

  • 1 - 3 years of experience.
  • Additional formal education in a health care field is desired.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification as an MA.
  • Experience working within a large, complex, healthcare setting.
  • Familiarity with Epic/MiChart.
  • Knowledge of University policies & procedures.

 

Based on qualifications and department need, this position can be filled as a Medical Assistant or Medical Assistant Associate.

 

Work Schedule

Patient care hours in the oncology suite are currently 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday. There is possibility for future operations into later hours during the week or for Saturdays.  We are flexible in scheduling, and request that you are also flexible in working various shifts. This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

Job requires moderate standing and walking, as well as lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring patients.

Training

As part of the orientation training process, your training may be held at multiple locations during your first few months of the employment.

 

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.