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 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 South Main Orthopaedic Surgery Team
This position is located in the Huron Valley Professional building – South Main Orthopaedic Clinic that supports the Foot/ankle and Hand 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:
Rooming patients (utilizing an electronic medical record)
Supporting in-clinic procedures
review of surgical procedure, medical history, medications and allergies prior to surgery
Assist with procedure, bandaging, review of post-operative instructions, suture removal.
Clean and wrap surgical instruments for sterilization
Maintain linens and supplies
Reconcile DME compliance log daily
Ensure casting/splinting and Orthotic documentation and billing is completed daily
Scribing for Faculty Physicians
Assist with injections
Entering x-ray/PT orders
Fitting off the shelf durable medical equipment
Casting and splinting (many different cast types for hand, wrist, foot and ankle)
Provide for the safety of self and others by adherence to Michigan Medicine Safety guidelines, policies and practices. Help ensure compliance with all safety-related policies.
Demonstrate problem solving skills, proficient computer and keyboarding skills, telephone etiquette.
Perform scheduled infection control maintenance of patient care items and equipment
Outside imaging processing
Assist patients with electronic surveys on tablets
Managing service in baskets
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma or GED.Graduation from a medical assistant program or an equivalent combination of education and experience (3 -4 years) is necessary; additional formal education in a health care field is desired. Knowledge of basic medical terminology.Experience in panel management including provider registry data and exception reports.
Six months’ previous experience working in an ambulatory or acute care setting; Previous experience working with MiChart/Epic care/Cadence as well as knowledge of University policies and procedures is helpful
Rotating scheduled between the hours of 6:45am to 5:00pm.
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.
University of Michigan Health System 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
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 199174
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