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Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Joel

As a University of Michigan Health-West (UM Health-West) patient, Joel was so impressed by the friendliness of the UM Health-West staff, that he decided to join the team. Joel is now a Maintenance Tech. In this role, he provides preventative and ongoing maintenance of the facilities and vehicle fleet. “My responsibilities are to ensure comfortable, Read More

Employee Spotlight: Kari

Some people are born to be a nurse, for others it is a calling realized later in life. For registered ICU Nurse Kari, it’s a little bit of both. Her mother was a University of Michigan Health-West (UMH-West) Nurse and Kari has even worked alongside some of the same compassionate colleagues as her mom. Prior Read More

Employee Group Spotlight: Medical Assistant Council

The Medical Assistant (MA) Council is one way University of Michigan Health-West is supporting a flourishing team culture where staff members are empowered to continue providing patients with expert, innovative and compassionate care.  The employee group is a platform for Medical Assistants to communicate their needs and patient care priorities directly with other areas within Read More

Employee Resource Group Spotlight: Makabila

We believe by embracing the strength of diversity, justice of equity and welcome of inclusion, we become a better workplace and center of healing. Profound disparities exist for the Black community. To close these gaps, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion values must be genuinely woven into the culture of our health system. One Read More

Employee Spotlight – Rachelle

Metro Health Phlebotomist Rachelle draws blood with such warmth and care that you may not even notice the needle poke.  Rachelle started working at Metro Health in 2008 as a medical assistant. Always loving the phlebotomy aspect of her work, she accepted an opportunity to transfer to the lab and develop her skills. According to Read More