Chief Purpose of this Position
This position serves as a primary point of communication for the patients of VCU Dental Care’s practices. Utilizing superior customer service skills, the agent will accept inbound calls and place outbound calls related to both patient access and revenue cycle management. The agent may also provide live chat services to online customers. Communication duties include the following:
- Providing general information about services offered by VCU Dental Care
- Scheduling screening, urgent care, evaluation, and consultation appointments for new patients.
- Addressing billing questions and accepting payment for services rendered.
- Contacting patients who have expressed interest in the practice via outreach events.
- Contacting insurance companies to verify benefits and gather coverage information.
- Coordinating with clinical areas to properly resolve inquiries.
As this is a flex-duty position, the Agent will provide services to multiple splits based on volume and need. The agent may also provide support to clinical areas in completing office-related tasks related to patient correspondence and clinical documentation.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required:
Excellent customer service skills, especially in a Call Center/Contact Center environment.
Excellent language and grammar skills, both spoken and written.
Ability to speak at a comfortable volume for several hours during the day.
Proficiency in Windows-Based computer software.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in an open-office, team-oriented environment.
Ability to work in a paperless environment.
Working knowledge of dental practice terminology and procedures preferred.
Working knowledge of oral surgery practice terminology and procedures preferred.
Bilingual (Spanish and English) preferred.
Education level and experience required:
High-school diploma or equivalent.
2 years’ experience in a customer service or medical/dental office environment.
Hiring Range: up to $18 per hour, based on relevant work experience.
Brief Summary of Benefits: Benefits for this position include, but are not limited to Health and Group Life Insurance, Vision, Dental Care Discounts (not insurance), 401k Profit Sharing Plan, and Paid Holidays. After a completion of 90 days you are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave, a Uniform Allowance or Uniform, and Professional Development/Tuition Assistance. After a completion of 6 months you are eligible for Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts.
EEO Statement: VCU Dental Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age
Please submit a completed VCU Dental Care Employment Application Form for immediate consideration. Due to the volume of applications, no phone calls please.
Updated on Tue, 06 Aug 2019 12:41:07 EDT
VCU Dental Care is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age.