University of Michigan Medical Assistant Associate in Brighton, Michigan

Job Summary

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis in Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-focused individuals who will share in the goal of crafting the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

Why work for Michigan Medicine?

You will play an integral role within our institution, and are important to delivering the highest quality service to patients and their loved ones. We are eager to assist you in becoming a well-rounded employee and individual, and to help you advance in your career. Don’t hesitate – join our team today, and help us provide remarkable assistance our patients in the Brighton area.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

  • 75% Tuition Reimbursement

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays

  • Growth opportunities to higher seniority positions

  • Management that provides quality training and direction


This position will act as a Medical Assistant and Scribe for our Ophthalmology providers. In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Providing exceptional patient service

  • Stocking and maintaining exam and treatment rooms

  • Scribing for physician

  • Calibrating, cleaning and maintaining equipment

  • Inputting of patient information

  • Communicating delays to patients

  • Performing visual fields and other minor patient testing

  • Consenting patients for surgery

  • Obtaining blood draws

  • Completing forms with patients

  • Assisting with complex procedures

  • Providing routine but complex instructions for patient procedures and treatments, as delegated by providers and/or Administrative Manager

  • Other duties as directed by supervisor

Required Qualifications*

  • 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

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work well within a team setting.

  • Communicates effectively.

  • Demonstrates active listening, written, verbal and information technology skills


  • 1-3 years of experience

Based on qualifications and department need, this position can be filled as a Medical Assistant or Medical Assistant Associate.

Desired Qualifications*

  • 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.

Work Schedule

This is a full time position working Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Additional Information

Physical Requirements

Job requires moderate standing and walking, as well as lifting, positioning, pushing, and/or transferring patients.


As part of the orientation training process, your training will be held at multiple locations during your first few months of the employment.

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.

Mission Statement

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 enhance our contribution to society.

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.

Job Detail

Job Opening ID


Working Title

Medical Assistant/Associate and Medical Scribe (Ophthalmology) - Brighton Center for Specialty Care

Job Title

Medical Assistant Associate

Work Location

Brighton Center Specialty CareBrighton, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Um Hospital



Posting Begin/End Date

5/31/2018 – 9/05/2018

Career Interest

Patient Care Services

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