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Job Summary

Opportunity to work in a team environment providing services to youth between the ages of 5 and 21 in the UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools Ypsilanti Community High school-based health center.  Support a multidisciplinary health professional team, both clerically and clinically.

Hours for this position are 36 hours/week. Position is located inside of Ypsilanti Community High School in Ypsilanti, MI.

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 include performing standard medical laboratory tests, treatment of minor illness/injury following clinic protocols, vital signs, administering immunizations, scheduling and rescheduling patients for appointments.  Respond to general inquiries of parents, students and school staff members. Maintain patient files and records. Maintain inventory, equipment and immunizations. Enter patient demographic and visit-specific information. Collect data for grant reporting. Position requires good organizational skills combined with excellent communication and problem solving abilities. General supervision is received from the site supervisor, Nurse Practitioner. No supervision is exercised.

Required Qualifications*

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Position requires good organizational skills combined with excellent communication and problem-solving abilities.
  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
  • Some office experience is necessary.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification as a Medical Assistant is desirable.
  • Familiarity with UMHS policies is desired.

Underfill Statement

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

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.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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