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Call Center Representative (Onsite)

Company: Eye Care Associates
Location: Metairie
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Company Overview:Eyecare Associates has been caring for families in the New Orleans community for over 40 years. Our doctors experience and commitment to their patients comprehensive eye care needs, has made them some of the most highly respected and trusted eye care providers in the south. Our team is dedicated to making certain our patients benefit from the safest and latest technological advances in vision health.Position Summary:As a Call Center Representative, you will play a vital role in delivering high-quality service to our patients and ensuring their needs are met promptly and professionally. You will serve as the first point of contact for patients, referring doctor offices and pharmacies, assisting them with inquiries, appointments, medical information, and providing outstanding customer service.Responsibilities:Answer incoming calls from patients and address their inquiries, concerns, and requests in a courteous and empathetic manner.Schedule, reschedule, and confirm appointments for patients across various ophthalmology sub-specialties.Verify patient information and obtain necessary medical information to create a comprehensive medical advisory.Update electronic health records (EHR) accurately and efficiently.Provide accurate and detailed information about healthcare services, procedures, and insurance coverage to patients.Advances medical knowledge to understand various diagnosis for efficient triaging and scheduling requirements.Handle patient complaints, issues, and concerns professionally, aiming to resolve them to the patient's satisfaction.Collaborate with external medical professionals such as referring Doctor offices and other internal departments to ensure seamless patient care coordination.Maintain cohesive physician schedules for affiliated practices and locations.Document call interactions and relevant patient information accurately in the call center software system.Adhere to strict confidentiality standards and maintain patient privacy in accordance with HIPAA regulations.Participate in ongoing training to stay updated on medical procedures, policies, and call center software.Strive to achieve and exceed call center performance metrics, including call quality, first-call resolution, and patient satisfaction scores.Handle high call volumes and manage multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining a positive attitude.Accurately and efficiently process and transfer calls as needed using a multi-line phone systemQualifications:High school diploma or equivalent; associate's degree or certification in healthcare administration is a plus.Previous experience in a call center, customer service, or healthcare setting is advantageous.Previous ophthalmology experience a plus.Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to communicate complex medical information clearly.Empathy, compassion, and a customer-focused mindset when dealing with patients.Familiarity with medical terminology, healthcare procedures, and insurance concepts.Proficiency in using call center software, databases, and electronic health records (EHR) systems.Excellent multitasking skills and the ability to work under pressure.Strong problem-solving abilities to address patient inquiries effectively.Ability to maintain professionalism and composure during stressful situations.Understanding of HIPAA regulations and patient confidentiality.Positive attitude, adaptability, and a willingness to learn and grow in a dynamic healthcare environment.Company Benefits:We offer a competitive benefits package to our employees:MedicalDentalVision401k w/ MatchHSA/FSATelemedicineGenerous PTO PackageWe also offer the following benefits for FREE:Employee Discounts and PerksEmployee Assistance ProgramGroup Life/AD&DShort Term Disability InsuranceLong Term Disability InsuranceEyeSouth Partners is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all Jobble

Keywords: Eye Care Associates, Metairie , Call Center Representative (Onsite), Other , Metairie, Louisiana

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