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Job Summary

The Kellogg Eye Center is looking for a strong team player to fill our open Patient Care Assistant position. In this role you would work primarily in Kellogg's OR environment, there is no cross over to pre-op or recovery. There is no direct patient care and very limited contact with patients. However, this position provides an excellent opportunity of experience the OR setting and assists multiple disciplines with ensuring safe and efficient care to our patients. This is considered an entry-level position, no prior Operating Room or health care experience is required. 


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.


Daily responsibilities include room turnover (mopping floors as needed, wiping down tables/equipment, clearing out waste), picking needed supplies and instrumentation for OR cases, stocking rooms, checking for outdated supplies, assisting with supply chain and ordering, working alongside the nurse and surgical technologist opening sterile supplies, specimen running and supporting nurse and surgical technologist with additional supplies as needed during surgery. 


Required Qualifications*

  • Excellent attendance
  • Strong customer service and oganiational sills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as, part of a team.
  • Must possess excellent verbal,written and interpersonal communicaion skills
  • Ability to meet functional job requirements

Desired Qualifications*

  • Ambulatory surgery experience
  • Minimum of 2 years exerience in a clinical setting or operating room

Work Schedule

This is a full-time position (40 hours per week) consiting of 8 hour shits, 5 days a week (Monday - Friday). The primary shift time is 10am - 6:30pm however, start and end times will occasionally varying between the hours of 6:30am - 6:30pm to provide coverage as needed.  



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.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.