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.
The Department of Radiation Oncology is seeking an experienced medical professional to manage the patient flow through consultation, examination and treatment.
The Medical Assistant will be responsible for providing patient information and largely coordinating their clinic experience. Candidates should exhibit the ability to function at a high level and understand the coordination required in a clinical environment. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Schedule patients with chronic disease care.
Coordinate appointments, follow-up tests and treatments.
Complete lab orders, consult requests and providing the patient with an appointment when needed.
Function as a Medical Assistant to fulfill the needs of the clinic.
Assistance with Medical Procedures
Coordination of care with both inpatient and outpatient and joint venture teams.
Ability to work in multiple electronic systems
Contact patients and arrange appropriate testing, referrals or follow-up; document if test completed elsewhere or declines.
High school diploma or GED.
Knowledge of basic medical terminology.
Some office experience is necessary.
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.
Medical Assistant Associate:
1-3 years of relevent experience
0-1 year of relevent experience
Certification as a Medical Assistant.
Candidates demonstrating problem solving ability, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and formal medical experience is preferred.
Experience working within a large complex health care setting.
Familiarity with Michigan Medicine electronic medical records systems.
Knowledge of University policies & procedures.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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.
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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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