This position coordinates and processes inbound and outbound calls and tasks for several facilities and the community. Provides quality customer service and accurate information to internal and external customers by efficiently processing and responding to all incoming, outgoing, interdepartmental & community calls, emails and other correspondence.
Accurately and efficiently processes a high volume of incoming, outgoing and interdepartmental calls providing information to callers and responding to caller requests in a professional, confidential and courteous manner. Follows written and computer based procedures to ensure that calls are processed according to individual facility guidelines.
Maintains accurate and timely information provided by internal departments for physician referrals and class/event schedules. Includes entry of information into database as well as upkeep. Maintains accurate documentation related to this work.
Uses the computer and telephone to access information for a designated group of facilities, processing calls, referrals and scheduling for patients, staff, and the community at large. Locates database information quickly and process calls accurately utilizing computer based software, web-based and database information, patient databases, organizations intranet, and other available resources.
Completes scheduling and physician Referral functionality for internal and external contacts. Follows detailed instructions established by each educator or department and shows initiative and problem solving skills when handling difficult or challenging situations. Maintains accurate documentation in electronic database and written records as set forth by each educator or department.
As assigned, process payments and ensure security and confidentiality of electronic credit card payments, adjustments, correspondence, refunds, in an accurate and timely manner, meeting goals in work quality and productivity. Coordinates with other staff members and department staff as necessary ensure correct processing. May perform other office and clerical support work including, but not limited to, making copies, sending faxes communication with patients and Banner Health staff and/or other routine responsibilities.
Maintains and organizes class and event schedule as well as physician profiles within a database, paperwork and/or documentation and ensures the confidentiality of those items.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Reading, writing and math skills.
Must possess a general knowledge of operations in a telephone/customer service environment, specifically with a call center and/or switchboard telephone system, as normally demonstrated through one to two years of experience.
Must possess excellent oral and written communication, as well as listening skills to effectively interact pleasantly and calmly with incoming callers. Must possess basis computer skills, including familiarity with computer keyboards. Must be able to effectively prioritize and make sound decisions following established department policies, procedures and standards. Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with frequent interruptions. Must be able to learn and apply department procedures to react quickly to emergency situations, as well as process calls within defined standards. Must possess the ability to work cohesively in a team environment, as well as train and act as a mentor to peers.
Experience with a hospital switchboard strongly preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.