MEDICAL ASSISTANT (TEMP)

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How to Apply

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

Responsibilities*

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  •         Rooming patients for clinic visits including patient intake.
  •         Prep clinic exam and procedure rooms and turn over rooms between patient visits.
  •         Restock and maintain clinical supplies and equipment.
  •         Specimen procession, bench lab testing and quality control monitoring.
  •         Immunization and medication administration.
  •         Complex coordination with physicians, nursing, and clerical for safe and quality patient care.
  •         Clean, sanitize, and disinfect equipment according to established protocols.
  •         Chaperone provider and PT examinations.

Required Qualifications*

  • Completion of a Medical Assistant Program or equivalent combination of education and 0-1 years of experience.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Moderate standing/walking, as well as, lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
  • Competence in computer usage, telephone etiquette, participate in team and staff meetings, and follow clinic guidelines and protocols.
  • Must have history of excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Demonstrated abilities to efficiently manage time and prioritize multiple tasks.

Desired Qualifications*

Certification as a Medical Assistant desired. Specific skills preference: 1-3 years previous experience in assisting healthcare provider with patient care, preferably in outpatient physician office setting, ambulatory care setting. Experience working in a high risk OB Clinic; hands on experience with obstetrics and gynecology procedures and IUD's including female exams and Pap smears; knowledge of surgical instruments.

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.