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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.


-Follow established procedures for purging and destroying dental records from boxes and on-site inventory, with a high degree of accuracy. Manual
dexterity to lift banker boxes repeatedly.

-Perform data clean up of demographics on patient accounts from ad hoc lists. Review, verify, and update data as needed.

-Perform a vast range of digital imaging functions, which include: Identifying dental anatomy to scan, import, export, and mount radiographs.
Provide assistance to staff, faculty and students on digital imaging functions.

-Process record duplication requests. Communicate effectively and explain release of information policies, ensuring that compliance with HIPAA and
privacy standards are met. Contacts may include dental providers, patients, and insurance carriers.

-Retrieve records when batch requests are submitted for research or special projects.

-Maintain inventory of office supplies, and coordinate orders with staff. Upload invoices and investigate any discrepancies.

Required Qualifications*

Two or more years of clerical experience. Computer proficiency with MS Office applications. Experience using scanners and scanning software. Ability to lift crates weighing up to 35 pounds. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated excellence in customer service. Demonstrated excellent attendance and punctuality. Excellent attention to detail. Excellent ability to prioritize work and be flexible in performance of work duties. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills.

Desired Qualifications*

Demonstrated experience using an electronic health record and computerized patient management database. Experience with HIPAA guidelines and privacy standards. Knowledge of dental and radiography terminology.

Work Locations

This position is located in the School of Dentistry at 1011 N. University.

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details.

Additional Information

Work schedule will be Monday thru Friday 8AM-12PM.  Hours for temp apt will initially be 20 hours and increase to 40 hours as of Feb 2018. 

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

MDentistry: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery. 

MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: -Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.  -Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.