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CrossWinds Counseling & Wellness Customer Service Specialist (El Centro) in Emporia, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12540927

TheCustomer Service Specialistposition provides front office services in English & Spanish in support of clients and provider staff as part of the agencys Customer Service Department.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Schedules and reschedules appointments for staff in electronic medical record according to client or provider staff schedule changes for the designated site. Fills openings for all staff within the scheduling system for maximized billing potential.
  • Accurately enters all required appointment information into electronic medical record.
  • Answers all appointment calls within three rings in a professional and friendly manner and responds to inquiry or directs callers as needed.
  • Handles incoming phone calls from clients needing to schedule or reschedule appointments.
  • Notifies clients daily by telephone regarding upcoming intake dates and times.
  • Communicates with provider staff regarding cancelling and rescheduling client appointments. Resolves cancelled services in the electronic medical record and communicates promptly calendar changes to the relevant staff.
  • Follows up with clients to reschedule any missed appointments.
  • Accurately documents interactions with clients in the electronic medical record.
  • Notifies clients of cancelled appointments for providers who are unable to contact persons due to serious illness or emergency.
  • Assists new clients with the registration and intake process, including distributing related forms, explaining various steps, and helping clients to get assigned as quickly as possible to a new therapist after the intake session is completed.
  • Ensures client privacy during face-to-face and telephone contacts and demonstrates an understanding of client confidentiality to protect the client, CrossWinds, and staff.
  • Maintains provider schedules, including vacations, meetings, trainings and coordinates such schedules with other staff as needed.
  • Collects client fees at the time of each appointment and submits collections to the business office according to agency policy.
  • Obtains all client signatures on required forms as designated, such as annual releases, consumer rights documentation, and fee updates.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, credit card machines and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; handle objects; grasp and reach for items with hands and arms; manipulate hands and fingers; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Language skills are required, including the ability tospeak, read, write, and comprehend Spanish and Eng