Connection Advisor Associate, Remote

Hennepin Healthcare, Minneapolis, MN 55415, Openings : 1,
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Job Description :

Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult Trauma Center and Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital, as well as a clinic system with primary care clinics located in Minneapolis and across Hennepin County. The comprehensive healthcare system includes a 473-bed academic medical center, a large outpatient Clinic &amp Specialty Center, and a network of clinics in the North Loop, Whittier, and East Lake Street neighborhoods of Minneapolis, and in the suburban communities of Brooklyn Park, Golden Valley, Richfield, and St. Anthony Village. Hennepin Healthcare has a large psychiatric program, home care, and operates a research institute, philanthropic foundation, and Hennepin EMS. The system is operated by Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc., a subsidiary corporation of Hennepin County.

Equal Employment Opportunities: We believe equity is essential for optimal health outcomes and are committed to achieve optimal health for all by actively eliminating barriers due to racism, poverty, gender identity, and other determinants of health. We are committed to equitable care and working in an environment that celebrates, promotes, and protects diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We are committed to bringing in individuals with new cultural perspectives to assist in creating a more equitable healthcare organization.


We are currently seeking a Connection Advisor Associate to join our Connection Center team. This full-time role will primarily work remotely (days/evenings). The schedule for this position will be 40 hours a week between the hours of 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM Monday – Friday. The schedule will be decided following the 6 week training period. The training period will be a Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM schedule and will be held on campus.

Working remotely will start after the training period has been completed. Individuals will need a quiet working environment, high-speed internet, fire alarm, fire extinguisher, and desk space. Hennepin Healthcare will supply computers, monitors, keyboard, mouse, and phone. Employees will need to be within a 100-mile radius of our downtown campus

A $500 hiring incentive is available for eligible external candidates (current employees, contract/temporary workers, and former employees returning to HHS within one year are ineligible).

Purpose of this position: Under general supervision, answers incoming calls and meets caller’s needs by scheduling, canceling or rescheduling appointments for assigned Clinics or Services using call center, electronic health record and departmental technology. Answers inquiries and questions, trouble shoots basic issues and provides information.


  • Answers assigned calls prioritizes, screens, and/or redirects calls as needed. Answers questions, handles routine matters and takes messages.
  • Schedules, cancels and reschedules appointments for patients/callers following standard work and departmental policies and procedures
  • Obtains and accurately captures demographic information and patient’s health insurance information provided by the patient or caller.
  • Completes multiple types of patient registrations in a professional, accurate, customer-oriented and timely manner while following departmental policies and procedures.
  • Requests and processes payments for co-pays, pre-pays and outstanding balances.
  • Meets all departmental quality standards
  • Transfers calls to Telehealth nurses and/or escalates calls to Team Coordinator or Supervisor as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned, but only after appropriate training


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • One year data look-up/data entry experience
  • Two years’ experience in customer service involving complex analytical problem-solving skills
  • One year experience in a call center with emphasis in a customer service/medical industry


  • An approved equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual: Spanish/English

Youve made the right choice in considering Hennepin Healthcare for your employment. We offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients lives. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to both current and prospective employees. We are driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception. Thank you for considering Hennepin Healthcare as a future employer.

Please Note: Offers of employment from Hennepin Healthcare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements.

Department : Connection Center Primary Location : MN-Minneapolis-Downtown Campus Standard Hours/FTE Status : FTE = 1.00 (80 hours per pay period) Shift Detail : Day Job Level : Staff Employee Status : Regular Eligible for Benefits : Yes Union/Non Union : Union Job Posting : Feb-27-2024
Last Date For Apply: 2024-06-12 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here