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Note: A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached to the resume.  The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to the position.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities


Function as part of a team to manage patient flow in a fast paced outpatient setting.  Duties include but are not limited to the following.

  • Rooming patients, obtain vital signs, meaningful use and enter into MIChart, prepare and turn over rooms for surgical procedures.
  • Review surgical procedure, medical history medications and allergies prior to surgery.
  • Assist with procedure, bandaging, review of post-operative instructions, suture removal.  Administering common medications as ordered by physician.
  • Pathology follow-up from excisions and biopsies.  Notify patient of result, review treatment plan per physician result note, schedule and coordinate necessary  appointments.
  • Clean and wrap surgical instruments for sterilization.  Deliver and pick up surgical packs from sterilization.
  • Maintain supplies and linen in surgery rooms.
  • Transport specimens to pathology.
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings and biweekly nursing meetings.
  • Provide for the safety of self and others by adherence to the University safety guidelines, policies, and practices.  Help ensure compliance with all such safety-related policies.
  • Protect and respect patient privacy and provide a secure, comfortable, and welcoming clinic environment.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Assistant Program.
  • Enthusiastic, reliable, hard-working, flexible, detail-oriented, and positive minded individual with demonstrated skills in interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to take direction from a multiple number of medical clinicians and supervisor, and work efficiently in a busy environment.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, consistently uses available time effectively.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Participate in in-service programs for the medical staff.
  • Must have excellent attendance and punctuality.

Desired Qualifications*

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one-year medical assisting experience in an ambulatory care clinic setting.


Work Schedule

Hours:  40 hours per week, would be variable from 8:00-4:30/8:30-5:00

Day Shift:  Monday-Friday, with the possibility of extended hours and Saturday clinics in the future.

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.

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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.