Medical Assistants in this clinic will gain a unique perspective learning the clinical and prior authorization aspects of our surgical specialties. We are excited to help you grow your skills. Not only will you provide clinic assistance by taking vital signs, helping patients, preparing specimens, performing point of care testing, maintaining Lab, and instructing patients on procedures per provider’s written protocols. You will also set up and support procedures such as Cystoscopies and stent removals. You will personally be able to perform, Uroflow, Bladder Scanning, Urinalysis and pre-appointment prior authorization work.
Perform patient intake including taking patient vitals and recording the following in our electronic medical record: chief complaint, vitals, patient history: including medical, surgical, family, social (specifically including smoking history, packs per day, etc.) menses status (when applicable), medication reconciliation, allergies, and entry of point of care testing orders as assigned
Obtain medication prior authorizations
Enter point of care testing results into MiChart
Set up and assist in urological procedures i.e. Cystoscopies, Prostate Biopsies, Penile dopplers, etc.
Maintain, order, and assemble equipment as necessary
Maintain stock levels in treatment rooms and exam rooms
Prepare and prep patients for procedures
Instruct patients on procedures per written guidelines
Maintain Urology Lab and prepare specimens
Other duties as assigned
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.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team setting is needed for success in this role
You must be able to demonstrate active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills
A knowledge of basic medical terminology is necessary
At the MA Associate level 1-3 years of relevent experience.
Certification as an MA
Additional formal education in a health care field
The facility is open 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. We are flexible in scheduling, and request that you are also flexible in working various shifts.
This position may be filled 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. 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.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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: 193808
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