The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has an opening for an experienced, self-motivated, team orientated Medical Assistant. This role will be to provide skilled support and work collaboratively with other members of the Taubman Orthopaedic Surgery Team
This position is located in the Taubman Center Orthopaedic Clinic that supports the Trauma, Joint and Spine services. The successful candidate will be required to actively participate in the department’s Lean initiatives, Service Excellence programs, maintain M-learning compliance, specific procedure competencies and knowledge of regulatory agency requirements
This position will include a variety of patient support tasks including but not limited to:
Entering x-ray/PT orders
Rooming patients (utilizing an electronic medical record)
Supporting in-clinic procedures
Assist with injections
Casting and splinting
Perform scheduled infection control maintenance of patient care items and equipment
Outside imaging processing
Assist patients with electronic surveys on tablets
Fitting off the shelf durable medical equipment
Managing service in baskets
Completion of paperwork including, but not limited to: FMLA, insurance, workers compensation, work notes, Work Connections, handicap permit forms, etc
In addition, this position will retrieve prior medical history, print pertinent information for providers as needed
Other duties as assigned
High School Diploma or GED.
Graduation from a Medical Assistant program or an 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.
Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills.
Certification as a Medical Assistant.
Experience working within a large, complex health care setting.
Familiarity with UMHS electronic medical record systems.
Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
8:00 am – 5:00 pm (may vary dependent upon clinical needs)
Monday – Friday (with the exception of meetings or coverage when necessary. We utilize flex scheduling to off-set hours worked in excess of 8 hours in any one day)
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.
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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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 179084
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