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Call Center Representative - Medical Center

Company: Via Care Community Health Center
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJOB TITLE: Call Center RepresentativeSTATUS: Hourly/Full-Time Non Exempt Via Care Community Health Center MISSION AND VISIONThe mission of Via Care Community Health Center (VCCHC) is to provide exceptional health care services to patients in our service area throughout their lives. We envision the day when affordable health care is available to all.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The point of initial contact into the Health Center. Handles incoming calls from patients and the public, schedules appointments, makes follow-up calls to patients and provides accurate information. Exchanges pertinent and non-routine information, answers questions and offers guidance, either face to face, through written correspondence or via the telephone with individuals on a continual basis. Additionally, the Call Center Representative schedules appointments, maintains documentation and records, facilitates the smooth running of the front office, and supports the delivery of quality patient care.Responsible for calling patients and arranging appointments with their primary careproviders for specific reasons and doing so in a caring and professional manner:

  • Responsible for scheduling appointments for patients with their primary careproviders for
    • IHA (Initial Health Assessments) for Medicare and Medicare-MediCal patientswithin 120 days of assignment;
      • Established patients with chronic conditions in need of a follow up visit, test ortreatment that has not been performed;
        • Patients who have been assigned to VCCHC by a managed care plan but havenot been seen by VCCHC within the year;
          • Patients who have been discharged from the hospital after an inpatient staywithin X number of days after discharge;
            • Patients who have been in the ER within 3 days from the discharge from the ER;and
              • Patients who have missed medically necessary visits or
              • Schedule appointments for x-rays, lab visits, vaccinations, etc. as
              • Update patient information and patient registration
              • Assist with the referral process.
              • Attend all required meetings and
              • Consistently demonstrate and uphold VCCHC's principle of providing qualityhealth and human services to the medically underserved and low-incomepopulations in a culturally sensitive manner.
                • All other duties as assignedSpecial Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Attributes:
                  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and decision making
                  • Ability to communicate clearly and
                  • Ability to plan and be organized.
                  • Ability to work well under pressure, take initiative, be flexible and
                  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information and company records.
                  • Ability to exhibit good interpersonal communications skills
                  • Professional appearance and
                  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to the public and patients
                  • Demonstrated proficiency in various PC applications, including E-mail, Microsoft
                    • Excel, and Word, Internet and networking
                    • Demonstrated ability to learn EHR and follow instructions in that system
                    • Required to know, follow and enforce safe work practices, and be aware ofcompany policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rulesWe offer a dynamic work environment with competitive salaries and benefits. VCCHC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Via Care complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location inwhich the company has facilities.Working Conditions Normal office environment with:
                      • Occasional walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping and kneeling
                      • Ability to handle multiple tasks while also being tactful, diplomatic, and
                        • empathetic.
                        • Ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
                        • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with staff, managers, and other
                        • levels of personnel, in person and on the telephone.
                          • Protects patients' rights by maintaining the confidentiality of personal and financial information.
                          • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
                          • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
                          • SALARY $18 to $21 based on experienceQUALIFICATIONS
                            • High school graduate or its equivalency;
                            • Experience in medical front office procedures preferred and knowledge of medical terminology;
                            • Ability to always demonstrate the highest level of performance and behavior standards;
                            • Excellent customer service skills and ability to effectively and respectfully handle dissatisfied patients;
                            • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and flexible;
                            • Knowledge of standard office machines including copier, fax, multi-line telephone, printers, etc.;
                            • Ability to be a team player; support and assist team members.
                            • Bilingual in English/Spanish required. (Other languages as necessary)
                            • Prior experience working with underserved populations preferred SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
                              • Valid California Driver License and automobile insurance coverage;
                              • Subject to a criminal background check prior to employment; and
                              • TB clearance, to be renewed every year. Annual Influenza & COVID VaccinesEEOVia Care Community Health Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. San Fernando Community Health Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the organization has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.by Jobble

Keywords: Via Care Community Health Center, Los Angeles , Call Center Representative - Medical Center, Other , Los Angeles, California

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