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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
  • Retirement Savings Opportunities


This position is responsible for receiving, accessioning, triage, delivery and return of outside case materials for the purpose of private consultations or for patients transferring their care to the University of Michigan for continuation of care.

  • Create case information in customized pathology software.
  • Adjust rapidly to daily changes in workflow.
  • Pay attention to detail to ensure correct patient assets are accessioned and returned correctly.
  • Work as a team to efficiently accomplish daily work in a production environment.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment. 

  • High school diploma and 0-2 years of experience.
  • Applicant must posses good keyboarding skills to work at a fast pace in a production environment.
  • Strong ability to multitask and not let tasks fall through the cracks in spite of the constant interruptions throughout the day.
  • Good communication skills whether in person, telephone or E-mail with professional tone, correct grammar and spelling, and a positive, pleasant attitude.
  • Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Applicant should possess excellent problem solving skills; able to solve problems independently as well as attention to detail to ensure correct patient assets are accessioned and returned correctly.
  • Experience and aptitude with a variety of computer software programs, including but not limited to MiChart, Soft, Microsoft Office products and E-mail systems is a must and the ability to work as a team with diverse populations.
  • Ability to work as a team with diverse populations.

Desired Qualifications*

Candidates who posses an Associates degree, previous experience at the University of Michigan, previous experience within a Pathology setting and are proficient using Michigan Medicine software such as Soft, MiChart and the Cancer Center Tracking Tool would be highly desirable.

Work Locations

This position will be located at the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) which is located at 2800 Plymouth Rd. There may be occasional coverage required at Michigan Medicine.

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job 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.