Appointment Center Patient Service Specialist

Posted on Feb 3, 2019 by Solon Call Center Access to Care

Solon, OH 44139
Call Center & Customer Service
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
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Job Summary:
Provides customer service to patients, physicians and other callers in a closely monitored call center environment by, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance data and coordinating clinic wide resources to meet needs and facilitates access.
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Responsibilities:
  • Provides customer service to patients by coordinating services, directing callers to appropriate scheduling area and providing special instructions.
  • Determines appointment type and urgency then schedules appointments.
  • Communicates scheduling information, instructions and directions.
  • Captures and verifies referrals and cancellation reasons, insurance coverage and physician data.
  • Processes intranet appointment scheduling requests.
  • Acts as a liaison for outside referring physicians and facilities to resolve scheduling issue between patients and providers then review and confirm appointments.
  • Maintains acceptable performance in quality, patient experience, first call resolution (FCR), customer satisfaction, teamwork, and medical terminology.
  • Monitors combined registration reports, AHIQA. Identifies patients in need of financial counseling to facilitate payment then aligns correct insurance coverage with type of service provided and processes insurance registration.
  • Utilizes customer service skills to resolve patient's concerns and issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education:
  • Bachelor's degree, Excellent analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills, with strong customer service and human relations skills.
  • In lieu of a degree, three years of high touch customer experience.
Certifications:
  • None required.
Complexity of Work:
  • Requires critical thinking skills, analytical skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a Call Center.
  • Must adhere to strict Call Center Metrics in a closely monitored environment.
  • Requires strong communication, customer service, interpersonal, PC navigation skills.
Work Experience:
  • Three years high touch customer experience, or three years of Cleveland Clinic Epic experience or has completed CC Epic scheduling and registration and appointment center training.
  • Must be able to type 25 WPM.
Physical Requirements:
  • Typical physical demands include a high degree of dexterity to produce material on a PC; normal or corrected vision and hearing.
  • Requires constant sitting and data entry with a headset.
  • Requires occasional lifting or carrying of up to 25 pounds.
Personal Protective Equipment:
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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Keywords: Scheduling, patient scheduling, customer service, call center, call, center, appointment

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Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Cleveland Clinic strives to reward dedication with an integrated and comprehensive benefits program that meets the needs of a diverse workforce and provides meaningful choices. Along with pension/savings plans, wellness programs and medical/dental/vision coverage, we offer flexible spending plans, life insurance and disability plans, paid time off, a tuition assistance program, and reimbursement for professional certification.

EEO Statement: Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Reference: 636932794

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