Medical Assistant

Location
Michigan, United States
Posted
21 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2018
Ref
162409
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Summary

Why work for Michigan Medicine?

You will play an integral role within our institution, and are important to providing the highest quality service to patients and their loved ones. We are eager to assist you in becoming a well-rounded employee and individual, and to help you advance in your career. Don’t hesitate – join our team today, and help us provide remarkable assistance our patients in the Ann Arbor area.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

Excellent medical, dental and vision coverag

2:1 Match on retirement savings

75% Tuition Reimbursement

Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Continuous direct patient contact

Collaborative work environment

Management that provides quality training and direction

Responsibilities*

A Medical Assistant in our OB/GYN and Pediatric Briarwood clinic has the privilege of working with individuals going through pregnancy, labor, and puerperium along with children of all ages. While you will be cross trained to work on the OBGYN side of the clinic, the majority of your time will be spent working with pediatric patients. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with your patients and walk them through this ever-changing time in their lives. In this role you will be responsible for:

Taking patient vital signs

Preparing specimens, immunizations and injections

Administering medications and treatments as ordered

Ensuring efficient patient flow to the examination rooms

Assuring patient paperwork is complete

Cleaning and stocking exam rooms

Performs other miscellaneous duties as appropriate for delegation by RN staff or Manager

Administering injections

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma or GED

Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Must have good attendance and exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with a team setting

Knowledge of basic medical terminology

Ability to communicate effectively

Demonstrated active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.

Desired Qualifications*

Certification as a Medical Assistant

Previous Pediatric and OB/GYN experience

Respond positively to change and show willingness to learn new ways to accomplish work

Experience working within a large, complex healthcare setting

Familiarity with Michigan Medicine's electronic health record systems

Knowledge of university policies & procedures

Physical Requirements

You will be required to do some moderate standing and walking, as well as lift, position, push, and/or transfer patients.

Work Schedule

This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. The clinic is open from 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and 8:00 AM – 12:00 on Saturday. This position will require some flexibility to work varying shifts during the week and rotating Saturdays.

Work Locations

400 E. Eisenhower Pkwy.

Building 2, Suite B

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Additional Information

Training

You will be trained within the department by one of our tenured Medical Assistants.

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.

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 improve our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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