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University of Michigan Patient Services Associate in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Patient Services Associate

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How to Apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.


To provide support and coordination of divisional patient care services.

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.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day

  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Receive and assist patients, visitors, and staff.

  • Schedule patient appointments with patients and/or referring clinic.

  • Monitor waiting area activity and assure a clean, organized, and safe environment.

  • Promote personal comfort and convenience of patients and families by routinely checking their needs.

  • Provide information regarding hospitals and community services as needed.

  • Process and compile patient paperwork for exams and clinical staff.

  • Answer incoming phone calls and triage to appropriate location.

  • Accurately record any phone messages and assure they are forwarded appropriately.

  • Call patients to remind them of upcoming appointments.

  • Utilize paging system to contact appropriate staff as required.

  • Prepare patient itinerary and all other appropriate correspondence.

  • Demonstrate ability to complete multiple tasks independently.

  • Identify and track reoccurring operational problems and participate in resolution.

  • Required to have knowledge and adhere to University and Departmental policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications*

  • Ability to follow Radiology Gold Standard Customer Service guidelines consistently

  • Adhere to high standards of teamwork by demonstrating adaptability, dependability, flexibility, and consistently sharing information and resources with others

  • Ability to work independently in an ever-changing and potentially stressful environment and possess strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrate initiative, ability to prioritize, and ability to accept direction

  • Ability to utilize proper grammar

  • Excellent attendance record

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • 2-3 years experience in customer service setting

Desired Qualifications*

  • Working knowledge of MiChart (Cadence, EpicCare, and Radiant)

  • Familiarity with medical terminology.

  • Experience in a health care environment.

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 6:00am-2:30pm

Work Locations

University Hospital

Union Affiliation

This position is included in the bargaining unit represented by the Service Employees International Union - Healthcare Michigan (SEIU), which represents bargaining unit members in all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours, and other terms and conditions of 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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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

Patient Services Associate

Job Title

Patient Services Associate

Work Location

Michigan Medicine - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

Um Hospital


MM Radiology UH

Posting Begin/End Date

6/10/2024 - 6/24/2024

Career Interest

Healthcare Admin & Support

Patient Care Services


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