Job of the Week: Health Care Representative

This week’s job of the week posting is for a Health Care Representative (Posting #694623) for Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS). CAPS is an on-campus facility that provides students with services on mental health concerns, including individual and group therapy, psychiatric services, screening/triage appointments, multicultural engagement, intensive integrated clinical services, clinical care coordination, hospitalization coordination and support, as well as other related services.

As a health care representative, you will be responsible for performing front desk functions in person and over the phone in a mental health setting. Other responsibilities include greeting visitors, scheduling appointments, checking in and checking out patients to the clinic, data entry and medical insurance verification, among other tasks. The positions requires you to greet visitors in a friendly manner and provide assistance and direction within the office, register and schedule patients for all necessary appointments, maintain patients’ medical records, participate in cross coverage, participate in meetings and training as necessary, maintain confidentiality of protected health information, collaborate with providers to develop the master schedule, as well as enter and update the schedule in the electronic medical record as needed. 

The ideal candidate will have the knowledge acquired in a high school education, a minimum of one year of related or expansive work experience in a mental health office, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Desired qualifications include completion of a healthcare assistant certificate or college course work in a health care related field or business or certification as a medical assistant. Knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Office Suite, patient scheduling software and Athena EHR are also preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills are needed to interact with students, visitors and clinicians.

For more details on the responsibilities of this position, and to view all our current postings, visits Internal applicants should access postings through the Careers @ MSU tile in the EBS portal.

Job of the Week: On- Call Pharmacist

There are always plenty of opportunities to join the MSU community. Apart from the faculty and staff jobs posted on the Careers @ MSU website, MSU is hiring for temporary and on- call jobs within different departments on campus. This week’s job of the week is an On- Call Pharmacist (Posting #690043) for MSU’s Clinical Center. MSU Healthcare offers outpatient care to the Greater Lansing area and collaborates with hospitals in Lansing to provide inpatient care. Applications close on April 30, 2021 EST.

As an on-call pharmacist you will be responsible for overseeing Pharmacy operations, including purchasing drugs and supplies, reviewing the budget, and hiring, as well as scheduling, training and evaluating student personnel.  Other responsibilities include ordering supplies and preparing medications and other pharmaceuticals to fill prescriptions issued by physicians. You will also provide professional assistance to staff and patients. 

The ideal candidate has a Pharm D. or B.S. in pharmacy degree, an active Michigan Pharmacy and Controlled Substance License, and a certification in administering immunizations. You must have a BLS certificate. 

For more information on this position and to apply visit the link above. To learn more about MSU Health Care visit Visit to view all our current job postings.

University Launches More Inclusive Hiring Process for Temporary Employees

MSU recently launched a new process for hiring temporary and on-call positions at the University. The new process requires the public posting of temporary positions to ensure all interested individuals have an equal opportunity to be aware of and compete for this type of employment at MSU. While other types of regular positions at MSU have long been publicly posted, extending that practice to temporary jobs is in line with MSU’s commitment to be a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Effective Nov. 9, 2020, temporary and on-call positions are posted publicly on MSU’s Careers@MSU website. MSU postings, now including Temporary and On-call postings, also are sent to Pure Michigan Talent Connect at to expand the range of individuals likely to see MSU postings.

“Our mission is to attract high-quality employees to all position types at Michigan State University. It’s vital that we ensure our postings reach a diverse, widespread audience and that all individuals feel welcome and encouraged to apply,” said Alice Smith, Director of Hiring at MSU Human Resources. “Introducing this new hiring process, and the posting requirements associated with it, is a step in our ongoing efforts to make hiring processes more inclusive and attract high-quality, diverse talent pools.”

The University collaborated with hiring departments and leadership from across campus for feedback and decision-making as this new process was created and implemented.

Applicants can visit to review existing career opportunities at the University. Hiring colleges and departments can find more information about the new hiring process on the MSU Human Resources website at Contact the HR Solutions Center for more information or questions at or 517-353-4434.