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Apply now Job no: 104211-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

Residency Education Assistant

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Hiring Department:





This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.42

Job Summary:

The primary role of this position is to provide a sophisticated level of administrative support to the Vice Chair of Education within the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM), part of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health (UW SMPH). The department is composed of 40+ faculty physicians, 36 residents, 15+ mid-level providers, and a growing number of staff members. This position will assist faculty and staff in the successful performance of the departmental clinical, teaching, administrative, and research activities. Responsibilities include continuous tracking, prioritizing, organizing, and communicating of multiple ongoing initiatives at various stages of progress. The position requires outstanding administrative, organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills, as well as the ability to work independently and proactively. The position must interface with outside physicians and administrators.

This position functions under limited supervision, reporting to the Department Administrators. Work direction and guidance will also be provided by individual physicians and staff.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.



Additional Requirements:

1. Outstanding interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent command of spoken and written English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
2. Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, such as Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Vizio, Survey Monkey, and Word. Familiarity with email, internet, and other computer skills preferred. Ability to conduct literature reviews as needed.
3. Previous administrative work experience in an office setting or clinic.
4. Knowledge of ACGME Requirements and Policies preferred.
5. No degree required. A degree (associate or higher) in medical administrative support or similar field, preferred.

Schedule Comment:

Typical office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Schedule flexible to the meet the needs of the Department. Attendance expected at residency special events held outside of work hours.


Leah Tews
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.

Title and pay rate will be decided at the time of hire based on candidate qualifications and experience. The following are the minimum pay rates for each title:
Medical Program Assistant Associate: $15.42
Medical Program Assistant Senior: $16.67

This position is being posted at an FTE range of 80-100%.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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