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Patient Relations Coord

  • Job ID: 462505638
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 4 10-hour shifts a week, rotating weekends
  • Shift: Rotating
  • Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
  • Department: Volunteer_Community Sv
  • Location: 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.24 to $30.32 / hour


Function as a liaison between patients/families and hospital to provide the following services: communication about patient rights and responsibilities, submission and resolution of patient complaints/grievances in order to improve patient satisfaction. Support clinical care and ancillary services by alleviating inconvenience, elevating spirits, resolve and accommodate the special needs of patients and their families/visitors.


  • Participate on committees related to family-centered care or service excellence.
  • Assist volunteer activities associated with the Patient Representative function.
  • Carry out requirements of complaint management policy and procedure.
  • Respond to complaints, grievances, and requests for assistance or inquiries from patients and families seeking problem resolution with any aspect of their healthcare experience.
  • Participate in care conferences as a support person for family members, providing assistance in understanding, interpreting, and organizing information for inquiry resolution.
  • Accurately document and report accounts of problems and activities on behalf of patients and families.


  • Bachelor's degree and 1 year of customer service experience; or an Associate's degree and 3 years of customer service experience; or HS Diploma and 5 years of customer service experience.
  • 1 year of health care experience is required.
  • Ability to command resources, influence peers and multi-task.
  • Understand and apply quality improvement principles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work independently.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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