Health Advocate Evening Customer Care Associate - Full or Part time (10% rate differential)
West Corporation

Atlanta, Georgia


For this opening we will consider candidates from the following locations: , United States |

Our Customer Care Associates are compassionate and dedicated professionals with exceptional listening skills who assist our members in navigating the healthcare system. They work as part of a team and demonstrate customer service excellence.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Receives member's pre-service requests on the toll free 800#, determines needs, gets demographic information and directs to proper area of responsibility, if it is symptom related or post-service request.
  • If the caller is requesting routine locator information, the Customer Care Associate can help them directly (e.g. eldercare assistance, health and Rx plan schedules, identifying resources for employer health plans).
  • Achieve or exceed Call Center Metrics.
  • Assist members and their families with basic healthcare questions and helps them to understand and utilize their health insurance benefits coverage. This request can come from the member or from another member of the Health Advocate staff
  • Handle routine to moderate issues with regular supervision such as answering member questions, dealing with irate members and assisting other departments with their member cases.
  • Regular contact with members, physician office receptionist and insurance carrier customer service representatives.

Requirements
  • Achieve/exceed call center metrics (ASA=
  • Identify target resolution for all member calls and then, if possible, ensure cases close at or near the target resolution
  • Inform members of your plan of action, expected results and timeframes, then meet or exceed those timeframes
  • Build confidence in our services to encourage members to call back with future questions
  • Allay member anxiety and frustration
  • Add value to our services by going beyond the member's initial request
  • Locate providers for routine care (non-symptom based) using HA's policy and procedure
  • Assist PHA's in the location of healthcare providers
  • Research of employer group plan documentation, and the communication with insurance carrier representatives
  • Clarify insurance plan provisions to members
  • Link members to the appropriate health care services and providers; locate participating providers
  • Assist seniors and their families in finding senior housing and care facilities, health and prescription plans
  • Document all cases in case management system using the SOAP method (Subjective, Objective, Assessment, Plan) when appropriate
  • Research, locate services as requested by members including gym and exercise classes, smoking cessation programs
  • Intercedes for the member to obtain earlier appointments

Qualifications
  • College degree or one to three years customer service experience, preferably in healthcar
  • Understanding of basic medical terminology to assist in locating appropriate care option
  • Telephone triage experience helpful
  • Understanding of health benefit plans and the insurance industry
  • Understanding of medical procedures, including billing, diagnosis codes and pre-certification
  • Understanding of Home Care Services
  • Strong desire to provide outstanding customer service
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to educate callers
  • Strong listening skills and empathy
  • Ability to ask open-ended questions and uncover information
  • Effective communication skills to interact with members, physicians, and insurance carrier representatives
  • Ability to calm anxious callers and defusing angry or hostile callers
  • Assertive, self-confident and resilient
  • Attention to detail and strong documentation skills
  • Demonstrate appropriate judgment in escalating cases in a timely manner to supervisors
  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Well organized, meticulous attention to detail with ability to multi-task
  • Proficient computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Adobe PDF, Internet Searches)

Hours of operation are:
  • Monday - Friday
  • Full Time: 1 - 9:30 pm; 1:30 - 10 pm
  • Part time hours will be considered between 1:00-10:00 pm

Hourly compensation includes 10% shift differential, if applicable.

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ABOUT US

Connecting people with each other and the right information is mission critical. Intrado develops innovative cloud-based technology to make it easier, more effective and more efficient to make the right connections. Our solutions put people in sync with each other and the right information, so they gain the insight needed to reach better decisions on the issues that matter most. We do it with a laser focus on reliability.

Intrado is a leading provider of technology-driven, communication services, serving Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety, technology and healthcare. For more than 30 years, we have been leading the way in hosted and cloud-based solutions.

Our solutions connect people with each other and the information needed to gain insights for better decisions on the issues that matter most - Information to Insight.

Intrado has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Latin and South America and is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Health Advocate is the nation's leading provider of health advocacy, navigation, well-being and integrated benefits programs. For nearly 20 years, Health Advocate has provided expert support to help our members navigate the complexities of healthcare and achieve the best possible health and well-being. Our solutions leverage a unique combination of best-in-class, personalized support with powerful predictive data analytics and a proprietary technology platform to address nearly every clinical, administrative, wellness or behavioral health need. Whether facing common issues or an unprecedented challenge like COVID-19, our team of highly trained, compassionate experts work together to go above and beyond expectations, making healthcare easier for our members and ensuring they get the care they need.


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