Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago
Call Center Representative - Call Center, Full-time - 38738
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The Call Center Representative will work in the SRAlab Outpatient Services Center and to serve as the first point of contact for patients scheduling outpatient therapy and physician appointments throughout the SRAlab system of care. During the scheduling phone calls, the outpatient services call center representative will be responsible for the management of the pre-registration data within the Cerner system. In addition, the outpatient services call center representative will be responsible for triaging non-scheduling calls that come through the Center to the appropriate party.
The Call Center Representative will consistently demonstrate support of the SRAlab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.
The Call Center Representative will demonstrate SRAlab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and SRAlab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.
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The Call Center Representative will:
Inbound Customer/Patient Contact n
Answers all phone calls in a manner consistent with the SRAlab Customer Service standard.
Evaluates patient/customer needs to determine appropriate site and provider of care, based on conversation with patient and insurance eligibility.
Registers and schedules new patients for therapy and physician services at site of practice based on orders received, consult outcome, urgency of care, and patient convenience to time and location.
Assists patients/customers with all issues regarding appointments, including but not limited to rescheduling, canceling, notification of late arrival, etc.
Tracks patient cancellations, and works with management to analyze data and achieve cancellation rate goals.
Assists patients requiring transportation services, including the ability to provide detailed directions to all sites of care.
Assists patients with all other requests and questions, and direct patient to appropriate site/staff when applicable.
Outbound Call Center Representative Contact n
Conducts all phone calls in a manner consistent with the SRAlab Customer Service standard.
Conducts appointment reminder calls to patients when designated by Call Center Manager.
Contacts SRAlab sites to inform on issues regarding appointments, including but not limited to rescheduling, canceling, notification of late arrival, etc.
Monitors scheduling work lists and contacts patient to schedule appointments when patient does not schedule at the site during the check out process.
Maintains and monitors a centralized waiting list and contacts patients to schedule appointments from the wait list. Communicate with sites on status of patients on the wait list.
Verifies insurance and services eligibility by obtaining the necessary information from the patient and needed by the insurance companies. Manage insurance and services denied work lists on Cerner.
Verifies authorizations for treatment from insurance companies and liaises with clinicians at various SRAlab sites when appropriate.
Manages authorization status of the following payers: Medicare Secondary Payer, IDPA, and Workers Compensation.
Conducts proactive appointment booking calls at the request of the Call Center Manager
Daily Outpatient Services Center Tasks n
Performs all tasks and treats all customers (external and internal) in a manner consistent the SRAlab Customer Service standard.
Monitors prescription refill/test result requests coming directly to the Outpatient Services Center, and ensures completion of all requests.
Maintains the Allied Health Database in consultation with the various sites.
Researches referring physician information, including licensure, governmental eligibility, and contact information to maintain in a centralized database.
Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule.
Reports directly to the Call Center Director
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required
Associates Degree or Certificate in a Medical Administration Program is preferred
One to three years experience in a health care field with a knowledge of health care systems.
Working knowledge of medical terminology and insurance.
Previous call center experience preferred.
Previous experience with Cerner Millennium preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft applications: intermediate level skills in the use of Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Proficiency in keyboarding skills. Application of a variety of moderately complex PC software
Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago
Website : http://www.ric.org
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) has been recognized as the "#1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America" since 1991 by U.S. News & World Report. No other specialty hospital has been consecutively ranked the "#1" by U.S. News & World Report for so long.