Medical Assistant

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7067462

Posted: July 2, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
Management that provides quality training and direction
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.

Perform efficient and accurate intake on patients, including proper medication reconciliation, allergy and social history review, and take vital signs.
Monitor and promote clinic flow by rooming patients.
Perform electrocardiograms.
Maintain stock levels in exam rooms and medical assistant pods.
In surgical areas, perform wound care, including suture and staple removal, wound dressing, and wound vacuum removal.
Administer immunizations.
Ensure personal mandatory MLearnings and competencies are up to date.
Process patient care orders using the electronic ordering system.
Respond to general patient inquiries regarding treatment and clinic policies and procedures.
Saturday clinic staff is responsible for drawing blood and processing lab specimen orders.
Arrange for the repair of clinic equipment.
Required Qualifications*
High school diploma or GED.
Graduation from a Medical Assistant Program or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
BLS within three months of hire.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
Documented history of excellent attendance and punctuality.
Ability to take direction and receive feedback.
Moderate standing / walking, as well as lifting, positioning, pushing and/or transferring patients.
Exceptional interpersonal skills.
0-1 years of experience at the Medical Assistant level, or;
1-3 years of experience at the Medical Asssistant Associate level.
Desired Qualifications*
Certification as a MA.
Previous experience in pathology/blood draws, 12 lead EKG's, or ancillary cardiology procedures and immunizations.
Experience working within a large, complex healthcare system.
Familiarity with Michigan Medicine's electronic medical records systems.
Experience with EPIC software in a healthcare system.
Knowledge of university policies and procedures.

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