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.
Why work in the ADTU and Infusion Clinic?
The Taubman Center Ambulatory Diagnostic Treatment Unit (ADTU) and Infusion Clinic are outpatient and designed for adult non-oncology patients. These areas are staffed by specially trained infusion nurses who collaborate with trained Medical Assistants. We offer patients a soothing and caring environment and is specifically designed for infusion care with many patient-friendly conveniences, including comfortable patient chairs and DVD players for patient use. When you have a diagnosis that calls for these services you can rely on the Taubman Center to take care of you.
Management that provides quality training and direction
As a Medical Assistant you will function as part of a team to manage patient flow and assist with clinic infusion patient needs at UMH Taubman Infusion Center, Ambulatory Diagnostic Treatment Unit and East Ann Arbor Infusion Center. In this role you will be responsible for:
Obtaining and recording patient information such as vital signs, height and weight.
Maintaining accurate documentation in the electronic medical record.
Checking in patients for procedures/infusions using MiChart.
Assisting care providers with procedures, patient transfers and ambulation.
Preparing patients based on infusion protocol and assisting patients when appropriate.
Preparing, organizing and maintaining patient rooms with appropriate equipment and supplies at beginning, end of day and between patients.
Preparing point of care lab testing, pulse oximetry, nebulizers, EKGs, etc.
Assisting in the vascular procedure room for IV start and PICC placement.
Administering approved medications per ACS MA delegation guidelines.
Collaborate with nursing and providers for optimal patient care delivery.
Maintaining required competencies, actively participating in staff meetings and completing mandatory training.
Assisting in training new MA float staff.
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.
This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. Hours will typically be between 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, but could be subject to change. We are flexible and ask for flexibility in return. There is also a potential Saturday (7:15 AM – 11:15 AM) rotation.
You will be trained within the department by one of our tenured Medical Assistants
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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.
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