Medical Assistant Associate

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Summary

Opportunity to work in a team environment providing services to youth between the ages of 0 and 21 in the UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools International Academy of Flint school-based health center. Support a multidisciplinary health professional team, both clerically and clinically.

Hours for this position are 40 hours/week. Position is located inside of the International Academy of Flint RAHS in Genesee County, 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.

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
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

Responsibilities include performing standard medical laboratory tests, phlebotomy, 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.

Required Qualifications*

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and 1-3 years of experience is necessary.
  • Some office experience is necessary.
  • Position requires good organizational skills combined with excellent communication and problem-solving abilities.

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.

In addition to the screenings indicated above under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

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.