Patient Service Rep

Boston, MA 02215

Posted: 10/11/2018 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Office Services Job Number: 82240

A top hospital in Boston, MA is looking for a Patient Service Representative. This contract role will include informing and directing patients by answering, screening and processing a high volume of incoming calls at the call center.   This position also includes assisting in scheduling patient appointments, while providing  necessary preparation information. Apply today!

Responsibilities of the Patient Service Rep:
  • Answers, screens, and processes a high volume of calls
  • Utilizes and adheres to the phone scripts and guidelines for calls
  • Asks appropriate questions and uses independent judgement to determine the type of the appointment, the appropriate provider or the urgency needed
  • Schedules appointment using the scheduling system and the software applications
  • Verifies patients information and transfers to registration for updates as needed
  • Informs patients of necessary preparation for scheduled visit, including providing documents, notes, or other related information.

Requirements of the Patient Service Rep:
  • High School Diploma, or GED; Associates Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of work related experience
  • Cell Center and/ or telephone customer service experience a plus
  • Strong typing skills (40+wpm) and knowledge of medical terminology
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship      

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