Customer Service Rep - 4C - Phoenix, AZ

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Working in a call center environment under supervision to receive and process inbound calls from patients, providers and other medical staff. Execute outbound calls or electronic task to assist with providing medical related services. Assist callers with appointment scheduling, prescriptions refills, facility locations and lab results. Resolve routine to complex issues.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Answers calls from patient, resolving moderate to complex issues
  • Schedule and verify appointments in clinical information system
  • Verify and update patient demographic and insurance information
  • Send and receive tasks to Provider offices to assist patient with access to medical care
  • Receive and process; expedite stat and at-risk referrals
  • Contact patients to inform of appointment and referral status
  • Extreme high-volume data entry
  • Process and resolve expedited patient complaints
  • Review and processing of medication refills
  • Proactive response to inquiries from patients, Providers, and internal medical personnel

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Expanded knowledge and use of Excel
  • SHS training curriculum must be completed within two years of training
  • Advance computer skills in Windows environment
  • Able to demonstrate customer service and proper telephone etiquette
  • Ability to prioritize call type

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Training in a medical office or customer service-related field
  • 6+ months experience in a customer service / call center or healthcare environment
  • Medical Terminology
  • Knowledge of insurance products
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound - listening, critical thinking, decision-making, telephone, customer service and problem-solving skills


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