Call Ctr Representative
Scheduling patient appointments, processing and updating of sensitive and confidential information, resolves patient access issues and performs general clerical and communication support services
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Independently answers large volume of inbound inquiries in order to schedule and assist patient’s access issues. During the call makes independent decisions to refer/resolve emergent situations. Access the appropriate business systems and/or software to navigate, interpret, analyze, report, troubleshoot, schedule appts, register patients and access records information. Documents problem resolutions.
Sorts patient calls and schedules appointments using expert knowledge to respond to patient needs while following protocols. Determines when situations warrant contacting Administration, security, or Public Relations. Registers patients in Axium system and resolves inquiries efficiently. Escalates calls appropriately so all calls are resolved/documented
Anticipates, prioritizes and maintains a balance between inbound & outbound activity as well as other clerical and/or administrative activities. Independently initiates outbound communications following prescribed protocol and Standard Operating procedures in order to achieve & maintain optimal patient access targets & organizational goals/standards. This may include, but is not limited to, making routine appt reminders, managing wait lists and communications regarding event cancellations, changes, updates.
Monitors appt schedules, systems and resources. Provides feedback/suggestions to Leads, Supervisors and/or departments. Alerts Leads to problems with systems, equipment, work stations, and resources in a timely manner. Responds to inquiries and provides information to depts, persons, patients in order to answer inquiries and connect callers.
Keeps abreast of regulations, compliance /HIPAA requirements and applies best practices. Is aware of, and avoids, issues downstream related to scheduling, initial registration and billing. Keeps current on payer websites. All other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma required
Phone or intra-personal experience in dealing with customers using excellent verbal and written communications reuqired
Experience in dealing with customers, computer literate, ability to multi-task and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills required
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How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Pay Range: $18.00 - $23.40 Hourly
The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.
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