Patient Service Representative

Boston, MA

Posted: 05/14/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Office Services Job Number: 83701

A leading medical center in Boston, MA is looking for a Patient Service Representative to join their team. In this contract role, you will be responsible for directing patient access to the practice by answering, screening and processing a high volume of incoming calls in a dedicated call center. The ideal candidate will have excellent telephone customer service experience. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Patient Service Representative:
  • Answer, screen and process a high volume of calls in a professional manner
  • Utilize and adhere to the phone scripts and guidelines for triaging calls
  • Utilize centralized scheduling system and software applications to schedule appointments
  • Verify and update patient’ s demographic information and transfer to registration for update as needed
  • Inform patient of necessary preparation for scheduled visit, including providing documents, films and notes from other providers, required preparation and protocol for diagnostic tests and procedures 

Requirements for the Patient Service Representative:
  • High School diploma or GED required. Associates degree preferred 
  • 3-5 years related work experience required (call center and/or telephone customer service)
  • Experience with computer systems required, including web-based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access
  • Strong typing skills 40+wpm
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship      

Contract Employee Benefits:
  • Health and Dental
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized health and dental insurance coverage upon completion of 120 hours on assignment within four (4) consecutive weeks working a minimum of thirty (30) hours per week.
  • Paid Sick Leave
    • Contract employees who are employed to work in the Commonwealth of MA may accrue and use up to forty (40) hours of paid sick leave per calendar year in increments of no less than one (1) hour.
  • 401(k) Plan
    • Regularly recruited contract employees, who are U.S. citizens aged twenty-one (21) or older, are eligible to contribute to KNF&T’ s retirement savings plan with Fidelity Investments.
  • Short Term Disability
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized short term disability, covering up to 12 weeks of a disability including maternity leave.
  • Free Training
    • KNF&T uses a state of the art e-Learning software training system. We encourage all our contractors to take advantage of this training, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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