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The department of Patient Experience has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Customer Service Representative to work onsite on the UHealth campus. The Customer Service Representative (U) is responsible for providing the pivotal first impression and setting the tone for the patient, family, or visitor experience. This position is responsible for creating ID badges for all patients families, and visitors upon entering the UHealth hospital lobbies. Customer Service Representative (U) will provide directions as needed, assist with parking validations and assist with any needs of our patients, family, and visitors. Must be friendly, empathic, compassionate, knowledgeable, well-spoken, and continuously customer oriented.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
- Maintains patient confidentiality and privacy by accessing patient information only to the extent necessary to fulfill assigned duties.
- Executes departmental policy regarding HIPAA requirements.
- All patient information must be kept private, confidential, and secure.
- All lists, reports, files, and documents must always be properly secured and stored. Interviews should be conducted in such a manner as to afford the patient reasonable audio and visual privacy.
- Make safety, customer service, care, and satisfaction the priority in every interaction.
- Responsible for badging all patients, families, and visitors that enter the UHealth hospital.
- High School diploma or equivalent
- Prior Customer Service experience helpful
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:
- Proficiency in English; multilingual skill is strongly preferred.
- Able to work in a fast-paced environment with a calm, professional, and empathic demeanor.
- Ability to multitask and utilize time-management skills.
- Provide the highest level of customer service and promote a welcoming environment.
- Excellent communication skills; speak clearly and maintain a positive tone and a helpful attitude.
- Ensures a clean, pleasant, and safe working environment.
- Maintains professional attire and demeanor to project confidence with patients, families, and visitors.
- Commitment to the University’s core values.
- Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
- Ability to recognize, analyze, and anticipate our patients, families, and visitors’ needs.
- Greets patients/visitors upon arrival at building entrances.
- Enforces current visitor policy.
- Conducts initial screening utilizing an approved screening questionnaire.
- Directs patient/visitor appropriately based on screening responses.
- Understands, complies and enforces infection control procedures and regulations for visitors.
- Ensures adequate supplies are on hand.
- Works with site leaders to resolve unique situations and troubleshoot issues that may arise.
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
- Dependent on UHealth visitation policy, additional duties may be added as needed.
- Cover morning, mid, evening and weekend shifts as required.
- Assist patients and visitors with wayfinding.
- Retrieve wheelchairs as needed.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.
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