As a member of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Wound Care Clinic, you will be a part of a team committed to treating chronic wounds through a multidisciplinary approach, so patients may heal and return to a normal life. To ensure patients receive the best therapy options for wound healing we bring together specialists from all aspects of wound care into one location. Our specialist work with a patient’s physician to coordinate care and keep them informed of their progress. Examples of wounds managed in this clinic include diabetic foot ulcers, vascular ulcers, non-healing surgical wounds, malignant wounds, radiation burns, and autoimmune ulcers.
We provide care that is individualized and specialized for our patients. Many of these patients are seen routinely, therefore, as a Medical Assistant you will perform duties and work to build respectful relationships with patients and their caregivers. We are excited to speak with you further about joining this amazing team committed to providing world-class care.
Management that provides quality training and direction
As a Medical Assistant in the Comprehensive Wound Care Clinic you will be responsible for opening set up, rooming patients, taking vital signs, removing wound dressings, measuring wounds, picturing wounds, assisting the provider with procedures, and re-dressing wounds at the end of the patient’s appointment. You will also be responsible for preparing specimens, transferring patients via slide board or Hoyer lift, preparing soiled instruments for processing, cleaning exam rooms, scribing, entering dressing supply orders into MiChart, and performing general office support services as needed.
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.
1 - 3 years of experience
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.
Wound care experience.
Ability to use a Hoyer Lift.
Two years’ ambulatory care clinic experience.
10 hour days M-F. Days with ability to flex hours between 7:15 AM and 6:45PM. Expected to work until 6:30/6:45 PM 2-3 nights per week. Will have one day off each week that will rotate.
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 you 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.
Michigan Medicine 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 improve our contribution to society.
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: 176517
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