Customer Advocate Specialist I
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
This is a call center position servicing patient scheduling needs. This position provides excellent customer-focused service in a call center by handling inbound and outbound telephone calls supporting patient scheduling, provider messaging, and general operator services functions. This position maximizes efficiency by facilitating and ensuring the accuracy of the information flow between medical staff, hospital staff and various departments. This position has no responsibility for providing care to patients.
Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.
Provides excellent customer service by resolving concerns and responding to inquires in a professional and engaging manner.
Coordinates services provided to customers according to policies and procedures, and provides customer education, as needed.
Maintains excellent schedule adherence and productivity standards.
Handles all customer contacts in a timely and efficient manner. Customer contacts include patient scheduling requests, sending provider messages, customer inquires, complaints and feedback calls.
Performs other administrative or clerical duties and projects as assigned by the manager.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
Ability to provide excellent customer service and a willingness to go above and beyond to meet the needs of the customer.
Demonstrated excellence in verbal and written communications.
Ability to respond appropriately to customer requests for one call resolution.
Demonstrated computer literacy, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Ability to type at least 45 WPM.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and high productivity in stressful or difficult situations.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to apply the processes, activities, and tools associated with managing customer requests.
Ability to report to work on time and avoid unnecessary absenteeism.
- One year of experience in communications, customer service, a related medical field, or the educational equivalency.
- Experience with Epic and Outlook.
Working Conditions and Physical Demands
Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.
- This is a sedentary position in an office setting 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.
Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Non Indicated, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking
Multi-lingual Candidates Welcomed
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University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.
University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veterans status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:
Director/ Title IX Coordinator
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)
383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu/
For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
Requisition Number 65097
Employment Type Full-Time
Work Schedule Monday-Friday Variable
Clinical/Non-Clinical Status Non-Clinical
Location Name Care Navigation
Workplace Set Up Hybrid
City South Jordan
Department COR CST 39E ENDOSCOPY CALL CTR