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Apply now Job no: 242839-US
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Services Administration

Job Summary:

The primary role of this position is to provide administrative support to the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine(DEM), University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UW SMPH). The department is composed of 50+ Faculty Physicians, 36 Residents, 18+ Advanced Practice Providers, and a growing number of staff members. The incumbent will perform administrative duties to meet Faculty, Department, Hospital, and UW Health goals. This position will assist Faculty and Department Leadership in successful performance of the departmental clinical, teaching, administrative, and research activities.

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.

About the Job:

Medical Program Assistant (HS009)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


H.S. Diploma


1. Previous administrative work experience in an office setting or clinic, and/or education in medical administrative support or similar field is preferred.
2. Outstanding interpersonal skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.
3. Excellent command of spoken and written English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
4. Proficient use of Microsoft Office programs, such as Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Vizio, Survey Monkey, and Word. Proficiency with email, internet, and other computer skills preferred.
5. Ability to conduct literature reviews as needed.
6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents, providers, and staff in all aspects.
7. Effective problem solving skills.
8. Strong organizational skills and ability to manage diverse assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced, challenging, and stimulating environment.
9. Ability to independently prioritize work; follow through and complete tasks in a timely manner.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Work Schedule:


Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $19.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.


Michelle Rindal
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. )

Official Title:

Medical Program Assistant(HS009)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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