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Children's Hospital Boston Patient Experience Representative (Medical Specialties) in Boston, Massachusetts

55749BRTitle:Patient Experience Representative (Medical Specialties)Department:Ambulatory ServicesAutoReqId:55749BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:AdministrationJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Medical Specialties Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

The Patient Experience Representative will be responsible for:

  • Checking patients in at the front desk for the Allergy, Rheumatology and Dermatology clinics.

  • Scheduling appointments, answering calls, and taking messages for nursing & physician staff.

  • Ensuring patient confidentiality while handling the personal information of our patients and their families.

  • Performing general office support tasks.

  • Providing positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations.

  • Collaborating and communicating with referring providers and practices to facilitate management of complex patient issues. Greeting and directing patients, families and visitors.

  • Monitoring daily schedule and patient flow to optimize resource utilization and patient experience. Communicating with clinicians and/or supervisor and routing patients/visitors to maintain efficient patient/visitor flow.

  • Serving as liaison with ESD, Biomedical Engineering, and Materials Management to resolve equipment, supply, cleaning and safety issues. Following through on identified problems.

  • Collecting and organizing medical records, information, materials and supplies required for admissions or encounters. Preparing requisitions and other standard forms as requested. Verifying, recording and processing patient demographics, insurance/payment and referral information.

  • Collecting, compiling and forwarding related documentation for reimbursement.

  • Reconciling payments and preparing deposits providing an accurate accounting of funds. Providing an accurate record of transactions in the Hospital systems. Facilitating and directing communication with Financial Counseling.

  • Answering, screening and routing telephone calls. Recording and forwarding messages and triaging calls for urgent information or services. Responding to requests for routine information or assistance within scope of knowledge and authority. Initiating call for emergency services as required.

  • Rooming patients and taking vitals such as height and weight.

To qualify, you must have:

  • A high school level of educational development and one to two years of previous experience such as customer service, administrative, or experience in a health care setting.

  • A Bachelor's degree, preferred.

  • The ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.

  • The ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.

  • The desire to join our energetic, hard-working team of support staff.

  • A commitment to quality customer service.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills and be able to multi-task in a high volume practice.

Please Note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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