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MEDICAL ASSISTANT (TEMP - Michigan Visiting Care Community Wellness Clinics)

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI
  • Expired: June 18, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary This position is responsible for administering vaccinations, per established protocols, based on clinical processes, and vaccine manufacturer guidelines at flu clinics provided throughout the community. Medical Assistants are responsible for using technology and equipment according to department expectations and policies.   Flu Clinics are provided at various locations in Wayne, Washtenaw, Livingston and Lenawee counties.  This position is temporary.  Interested applicants should apply only if they are reasonably confident they will be available to work September - December.  The number of hours available varies per week based on programmatic needs.  Program runs 7 days per week, however most work is during weekdays between 8am-5pm.  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via email.  Please note that these positions do not qualify for UMHS benefits Hourly wage: $12.00 /hour Mission Statement The University of Michigan Health System improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society. Responsibilities* In cooperation with, and under the direction of the on-site RN, the Medical Assistant:

  • Administers vaccinations to patients according to clinical processes. 
  • Assists RN in managing the clinic site, works in collaboration with the clinic team, and monitors clinic supplies/inventory.
  • Assists with set-up and break down of clinic area.
  • Refers to the Clinic Notebook (containing the signed physicians order for vaccine immunizations and emergency treatment as well as all protocols and   procedures) as needed.   
  • Confirms that all systems are in place before beginning to see patients.
  • Documents immunization administration, allergies and deferral reasons in MiChart on site at clinic location. 
  •   Required Qualifications*
  • Successful completion of a Medical Assistant Program
  • Six months of experience as a Medical Assistant or equivalent
  • Ability to work efficiently in a non-structured environment
  • Must exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, families and staff
  • Adhere to high standard of personal and professional conduct
  • Possess excellent customer service, interpersonal skills, and communication skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to interact with a diverse population
  • Must be able to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team and in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to travel from point A to point B throughout the workday as assigned.
  • Must comply with all Michigan Medicine Occupational Health requirements including annual flu immunization.
  • Physical Demands: The employee will be able to perform the assigned duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations: ability to work in a sedentary position for long periods of time, ability to communicate/ exchange information, fine motor coordination/dexterity necessary for keyboarding or typing, and may require reaching, bending, twisting, stooping, moving about, lifting of up to 25 pounds, etc., with or without the use of assistive/adaptive devices. Desired Qualifications*
  • Two years Medical Assistant experience
  • Experience in a clinic setting
  • Clear understanding/ability to learn to access Wi-Fi and/or cellular network on laptop computer. 
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Effective organizational and leadership skills
  • Work Schedule Temporary, Seasonal.  Interested applicants should apply only if they are reasonably confident they will be available to work September - December.  The number of hours available varies per week based on programmatic needs.  Program runs 7 days per week, but most work is during weekdays between 8am-5pm.  Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted via email.  Work Locations This position is located at  various off-site clinics throughout southeast Michigan.   Additional Information This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details. Background Screening 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. Application Deadline 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. U-M EEO/AA Statement The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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