Medical Assistant/Associate

Michigan,United States
01 May 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Brighton Center for Specialty Care

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis in Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-focused individuals who will share in the goal of crafting the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.
Why work for Michigan Medicine?

You will play an integral role within our institution, and are important to delivering 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 Brighton area.
What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings
  • 75% Tuition Reimbursement
  • Growth opportunities to higher seniority positions
  • Management that provides quality training and direction
  • Direct communication and partnership with Nurse Practitioners and Physicians
  • Potential exposure to many Specialty Care Departments

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.


In this position you will spend the majority of your time covering the Urology and Gastroenterology Departments, but you will be cross trained to help in other areas, as well.

Our Urology/Gastroenterology Medical Assistants will specialize in areas that no other department offers, and we are excited to help you grow your skills. Not only will you set up and assist with urological procedures such as Cystoscopies, Cystometrograms, Prostate Biopsies, Penile dopplers and Urodynamics, you will also perform Leak Point Pressure, Uroflow, Pressure Flows, Bladder Scanning, Urinalysis, and Bladder Irrigation. You will provide clinic assistance by taking vital signs, drawing blood, preparing specimens and assisting patients, disinfect urologic equipment, maintain Urology Lab, order POC testing in MiChart, and instruct patients on procedures per provider’s written protocols.

In addition to these specialized skills and other abilities you already possess as a Medical Assistant, you will perform:

  • Patient intake and rooming duties in the clinic
  • Document health information in the Electronic Medical Record system
  • Assist patients with FMLA, Disability and Return to Work paperwork
  • Coordinate patient flow throughout the clinic
  • Maintain, order, and assemble equipment, order clinic equipment and supplies – including medications
  • Maintain stock levels in treatment rooms and exam rooms

Required Qualifications*

  • We do require that you have a High school diploma or GED
  • You are required to have either graduated from a Medical Assistant program OR have an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Some office experience is necessary.
  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within a team setting.
  • Demonstrated actively listening, written, verbal, and information technology skills.

Additional Requirements for the Associate Level:

1 - 3 years of experience

Desired Qualifications*

  • Certification as an MA is desirable .
  • Additional formal education in a health care field is desired .
  • Experience working within a large, complex healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge of university polices & procedures.

Work Schedule

The facility is open 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday. We are flexible in scheduling, and request that you are also flexible in working various shifts.

Underfill Statement

Based on qualifications and department need, this position can be filled as a Medical Assistant or Medical Assistant Associate.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

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


As part of the orientation training process, your training may be held at multiple locations during your first few months of the employment.

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.  This job 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.