University of Utah Health Exceptional Patient Experience Advocate I in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA
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The Exceptional Patient Experience Advocate 1 (EPE Advocate 1) processes a variety of account transactions. Transactions are handled with minimal supervision, exercising independent judgment. Position provides a high degree of patient satisfaction through prompt, courteous and friendly service. Patient relationship building and positive outcome is expected for every call.
Provides excellent customer service by resolving concerns and responding to patient inquiries in a professional and engaging manner - the goal is one-call resolution. Patient support may include establishing financial arrangements, researching patient dispute, and/or explanation of the revenue cycle.
Maintains clear documentation of customer encounter, entered in Epic.
Builds rapport with caller by remaining calm, empathetic and displaying patience.
Responds to inquiries in a timely fashion.
Maintains a balance between company policy and customer satisfaction in decision-making. Handles issues with the best interest of both customer and company.
Maintains excellent schedule adherence and productivity standards.
Performs other administrative or clerical duties and projects, as assigned by manager.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Conveys a strong passion for excellent service to build a strong rapport with the patient.
Ability to clearly document patient events within Epic.
Takes ownership for the quality and timeliness of work.
Effective time management skills
The ability to express information in a clear and understandable manner both written and verbally.
Four years of customer service experience.
Completion of Customer Service Program within six months.
Associate's degree in Communications, Business, or the equivalency.
Two years of medical accounts receivable experience.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.
- This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Listening, Sitting, Speaking
Requisition Number 32523
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule 9-5:30pm
Location Name Business Services Building
Patient Care? No
City SALT LAKE CITY
Department COR ISC 10D COLLECTIONS OFFICE
Category Customer Service
The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.