Some call it a career. For us, it's a calling.
National Jewish Health is currently seeking a Scheduling Customer Service Representative to join our dedicated team of qualified Patient Access professionals. Non-sectarian National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the United States. It is known worldwide for the treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research.
This position will have a high level of impact on the institution as the first point of contact on each patient's journey to the world class health care experience that only National Jewish Health can provide. Our Scheduling Customer Service Representatives collaborate with clinic staff and other health professionals to provide outstanding patient-centered care.
The candidate selected for this role will thrive working in a fast paced, fun environment with a focus on detail and quality, and will be passionate about customer service with kindness and compassion. The ideal candidate will bring strong customer focus, adaptability, quality orientation, and ability to independently problem solve.
If helping kids and adults to have the best possible patient access experience is your calling, apply to join our fantastic team of Scheduling Customer Service Representatives now!
The Scheduling Customer Service Representative is responsible for answering incoming calls and making outbound calls to schedule appointments for physician and ancillary services. Maintains communication with both patients and clinical staff to ensure a successful patient experience.
- Provides excellent customer service to patients, co-workers, physicians and clinical staff.
- Schedules new patient appointments for both physicians and ancillary departments appropriately and accurately.
- Collects and updates all necessary patient demographic, insurance, and clinical information.
- Accurately updates computer systems with patient demographic, insurance, and appointment information.
- Ensures appropriate clinic has accurate patient information as to the nature, severity and duration of concern.
- Communicates with patients to keep them apprised of the status of their appointments. Monitors all aspects of individual patient schedules for continuity of appointments and appropriate prerequisite appointments.
- Communicates with Admissions, Financial Counseling and Utilization Management when necessary to ensure a successful patient visit.
- Communicates with clinicians to ensure that patient appointments are accurately scheduled.
- Maintains knowledge of NJH clinical operations, insurance procedures, and clinical terminology. Maintains appropriate level of expertise with the Registration systems, Scheduling system, Passport and Electronic Medical Record system.
- Accountability: Accepts full responsibility for self and contribution as a team member; displays honesty and truthfulness; confronts problems quickly; displays a strong commitment to organizational success and inspires others to commit to goals; demonstrates a commitment to National Jewish Health.
- Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
- Attention to detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
- Customer Focus: Ensuring that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers’ and own organization’s needs.
- Decision Making: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
- Informing and Communicating: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
- Peer Relations: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing assignments.
Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility
- Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
- Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
- Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
- Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
- Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
- Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
- Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
One year customer service experience required. One year patient scheduling or health care call center experience preferred.
Special Training, Certification or Licensure
Bilingual Speaking Spanish highly desired.