POSITION PURPOSE=Work Remote Position
Performs the day-to-day customer service activities within the hospital revenue operations of an assigned Patient Business Services (PBS) location. Serves as part of a Customer Service team at an assigned PBS location responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction through timely and professional follow-up to customer complaints and issues. This position reports directly to the Supervisor PFS Customer Service.
Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
Performs daily activities as part of a customer service team that handles various self-pay and insurance billing and collection functions as part of the revenue cycle process for an assigned PBS location.
Assists patients to resolve billing issues, handles complaints, and sets up payment plans.
Documents customer complaints, issues, and interactions in appropriate system(s).
Tracks trends of customer service encounters and recommendations for resolutions of the issues and findings for the supervisor.
Resolves or escalates issues affecting customer complaints and issues to the Supervisor PFS Customer Service.
Performs communication and follow-up processes related Customer Service and ensures such activities are submitted timely, tracked, trended and reported to key stakeholders.
Assists in the training and education of Customer Service Representative I colleagues upon hire and ongoing, and as new systems, processes or payers are created.
Provides problem resolution of issues as needed.
Performs other duties as needed and assigned by the supervisor.
Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health’s Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.
High school diploma or Associate's degree in Accounting or Business Administration or related field, and up to three (3) years of experience and relevant knowledge of revenue cycle functions and systems working within a hospital or clinic environment, a health insurance company, managed care organization or other health care financial service setting, performing medical claims processing, financial counseling, financial clearance, accounting or customer service activities or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a complex, multi-site environment preferred.
Previous service/call center experience with the ability to respond to customer inquiries and expectations in a highly efficient and effective manner.
Bilingual in English and Spanish highly desirable
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational abilities.
Strong interpersonal skills in interacting with internal and external customers, which includes the ability to interpret customer requirements and recommending appropriate actions to satisfy customer needs.
Accuracy, attention to detail and time management skills.
Ability to work independently and operate keyboard and telephone effectively.
Basic understanding of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment
Completion of regulatory/mandatory certifications and skills validation competencies preferred.
Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
This position operates in a typical office environment. The area is well lit, temperature controlled and free from hazards.
Incumbent communicates frequently, in person and over the phone, with people in all locations on product support issues.
Manual dexterity is needed in order to operate a keyboard. Hearing is needed for extensive telephone and in person communication.
The environment in which the incumbent will work requires the ability to concentrate, meet deadlines, work on several projects at the same time and adapt to interruptions.
Must be able to set and organize own work priorities and adapt to them as they change frequently. Must be able to work concurrently on a variety of tasks/projects in an environment that may be stressful with individuals having diverse personalities and work styles.
Must possess the ability to comply with Trinity Health policies and procedures.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.