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Apria Customer Service Specialist in Remote, Kansas

Location: Remote, Kansas, United States

Categories: Full-time

Full/Part-time: Full-time

Work Location Type: Fully remote

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience

Job Summary

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our patients at home. We are looking for empathetic, thoughtful, and compassionate people, to meet the needs of our patients. Already an industry leader in healthcare services, we provide home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help our patients sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for identifying and resolving customer issues and answering customer inquiries regarding the status of their order.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle continuous work volume by interacting with patients and referrals via (inbound & outbound) phone calls, email, fax, chat, text, web inquiries, and other electronic sources

  • Receive and process order requests from referrals for durable medical equipment and healthcare services

  • Provide accurate information and updates as related to new orders, resupplies, pickups, and/or exchanges

  • Demonstrate professionalism and provide high quality service when interacting with patients, caregivers, and/or referrals

  • Resolves patient/referral complaints and escalations with urgency by the identifying problem, troubleshooting of equipment and/or coordinating appropriate corrective action

  • Assess patient and referral needs, identify satisfactory resolution, and provide high quality customer service

  • Comply with and adhere to all regulatory compliance areas, policies and procedures, and best practices

  • Follow quality program guidelines and procedures for all transactions to ensure that we give the best service to all customers

  • Performs other duties as required

Minimum Required Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 1-3 years of Call Center Experience preferred

  • 1-3 Years of Healthcare and/or Health Insurance Customer Service experience preferred

  • Experience working in remote environment preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • N/A

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Assess problems & identify solutions

  • Professional verbal and written communication

  • Effective listening, paraphrasing, and summarization

  • Personal accountability and emotional intelligence

  • Time management and reliability

Computer Skills

  • Basic skills in using a Windows based computer.

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Basic level mathematical proficiency

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is a stationary position that requires frequent sitting or standing, repetitive wrist motions, grasping, speaking, listening, close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. It also may require occasional lifting, carrying, walking, climbing, kneeling, bending/stooping, twisting, pulling/pushing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching above the shoulder. Employees in this position must be physically able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to moderate noise.

TRAVEL

Occasional travel as required.

OTHER INFORMATION

The essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual’s position.

Apria Healthcare is committed to hiring veterans and military spouses.

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package offered for eligible employees:

  • Competitive salary

  • Ability to have early access to earned wages

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Accounts and Healthcare Savings Accounts

  • Life, AD&D and Disability Insurance

  • Paid Time Off, including Vacation, Personal Time, Paid Sick Leave & Paid Holidays

  • 401K Savings Plan (available immediately)

  • Educational Assistance

  • Employee Referral Reward Program

  • Employee Discount Programs

  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan (available immediately)

  • We recognize our veterans by offering a company paid day off for Veterans Day

  • Career Advancement/ Development Opportunities

Compensation

  • Compensation is commensurate with experience

  • Annual compensation is based on a 40 hour week

  • Salary range

  • $16-$16.60 (depending on location)

EEO Statement

As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet

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