Weill Cornell Medical College Customer Service Representative in New York, New York

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, is responsible for ensuring the efficient and accurate management of incoming communications and the scheduling of patient appointments, utilizing established protocols and procedures

Job Responsibilities

  • Obtains, reviews and updates patient demographic and insurance information within the practice management billing system.

  • If applicable, ensures that patients provide any pre-visit documentation, pre-certifications or authorizations for medical services as needed, and/or a referral, if required.

  • Coordinates calendars and schedules appointments and meetings. Prioritizes requests for meetings and coordinates the necessary arrangements for meetings.

  • Answers incoming phone calls and inquiries. Routes calls and messages within the practice management system to appropriate staff.

  • Adheres to “scripts” and protocols for responding to requests and questions. Exercises some independent judgment when dealing with patients and unusual or special requests; escalates complex or difficult situations.

  • Schedules and/or reschedules patient appointments within the practice management system.

  • Maintains general cleanliness and neatness of work areas.

  • Ensures that facilities and equipment are in optimal and proper working condition. Coordinates preventative maintenance and repairs as needed. May perform minor repairs if qualified and as needed. May advise on upgrades for performance enhancements.

Education

  • High School Diploma

Experience

Approximately 2 years of experience in a customer service role

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • Demonstrated organizational skills; capable of working independently and as a team member.

Licenses and Certifications

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

Standard office work; Role will require long period of time in a sitting position

Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world. Our doctors and scientists-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization-are engaged in world-class clinical care and cutting-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U.S. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients - the center of everything we do. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer.