This Senior Patient Experience Representative will be responsible for:
- Monitoring clinic activity to ensure the best possible patient experience. Assisting with resolving customer service and scheduling issues.
- Providing positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations.
- Obtaining prior authorizations for medications/studies.
- Obtaining and recording required authorizations on electronic or manual scheduling systems to compile and distribute patient and staff schedules.
- Monitoring daily schedule to optimize resource utilization and patient experience.
- Answering, screening and routing telephone calls.
- Recording and forwarding messages and triaging calls for urgent information or services.
- Responding to requests for routine information or assistance within scope of knowledge and authority.
- Initiating call for emergency services as required.
- Participating in the development of training programs to update staff on department/hospital processes including patient experience focused initiatives and computer training.
- Training, orienting and cross training clinic staff in department systems, processes and terminology.
- Serving as conduit regarding changes in hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
- Ensuring staff is informed regarding Customer Service and IT system changes.
- Demonstrating high level problem resolution skills, team work and multitasking.
- Providing assistance to other support staff in evaluating and resolving problems and issues.
- Serving as a resource on clinic/service/unit operations and procedures, payer and billing requirements and related matters.
- Providing assistance to other support staff in evaluating and resolving related problems and issues.
- Participating in and contributing to departmental and organizational initiatives projects with a focus on continuous process improvement.
- Recommending and assisting when implementing change in internal systems and procedures.
- Partnering with the manager to identify higher level projects within the department.
To qualify, you must have:
- A High School Diploma or GED and 6 to 12 months of closely related experience in a healthcare setting.
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
- The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
- The ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.
- The ability to multi task and work in a high volume setting and prioritize competing demands.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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