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Bilingual (Spanish/English) Call Center Representative

Open Door Family Medical Centers Ossining, NY

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Open Door Family Medical Center provides health care and wellness programs to individuals and families in need throughout Westchester, Putnam and Ulster Counties. A pioneer Federally Qualified Health Center, Open Door provides more than 300,000 patient visits annually and serves nearly 60,000 individual patients who might not otherwise have access. Open Door offers integrated services and a holistic approach to building healthier communities. Primary medical care, dental care, integrated behavioral health care, clinical nutrition, wellness programs, and chronic disease management are the foundation of its clinical programs.

Founded as a free clinic in 1972, Open Door’s mission of building healthier communities through accessible, equitable, culturally competent health care has led to site and service expansions. Today, Open Door operates centers in Brewster, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Ossining, Port Chester, and Sleepy Hollow, in addition to eight School-Based Health Centers in the Port Chester and Ossining School Districts, a mobile dental van in Mount Kisco, and a new dental practice in Saugerties, NY.  For more information, please visit our website at www.opendoormedical.org.

Open Door is seeking a Call Center Representative for its Family Medical Centers in Westchester and Putnam counties. The Call Center Representative will report to the Director of Practice Administration & Call Center and will be based in Ossining, NY. The Call Center provides assistance with all incoming calls to our centers and supports access for care to our patients for medical, dental, and behavioral health services provided throughout our locations.

 

Responsibilities  

  • Provide superior Customer Service to Open Door Family Medical Center patients, providers and colleagues. 
  • Accurately and promptly answer incoming telephone calls, eCW messages and Patient Portal inquiries. 
  • Serve as a liaison between care providers and patients to ensure that patients can access medical services, medications, and other crucial aspects of health care in a timely manner. 
  • Document thoroughly and accurately patient communications and actions taken on their behalf in our electronic records. 
  • Follow procedures to correctly prioritize patient needs with provider availability. 
  • Use appropriate means of communication for serving our patients’ needs (appointment, telephone encounter, overhead pages) with required staff. 
  • Respond to emergency calls according to established procedure. 
  • Maintain patient confidentiality at all times, following HIPAA and Open Door Family Medical Center guidelines. 
  • Demonstrate ability to know when to request supervisor or additional support to meet the needs of our customers, patients and the community. 
  • Participate in special customer service projects intended to further engage or provide general education about the services offered at our centers. 
  • Represent Open Door in community outreach activities.  

 

Requirements  

  • Bilingual English/Spanish with written and verbal fluency in both languages. 
  • High School Degree required. College credits, Associates Degree, Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
  • At least 1-2 years experience as a call center representative.
  • Medical office experience is preferred 
  • Proficient in computer use and experience with MS Office applications, including Excel. 
  • Customer service experience required. Experience with community and health organizations preferred. 
  • Excellent telephone manners required. 
  • Enjoys working in a team based environment 
  • Responsive and comfortable working in a fast paced environment. 
  • Ability to work well with both external and internal customers, exhibiting empathy and excellent communications skills in the written and verbal exchanges. 
  • Ability to function well in a culturally sensitive manner within this organization’s philosophy and mission 
  • Passionate about providing high quality care to low income, under-served residents and those lacking access to health care  

There are many fantastic benefits to a career at Open Door Family Medical Centers. In addition to working to effect positive change in the health and lives of thousands residents of Westchester and Putnam counties, Open Door offers its employees a stimulating, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) and 401(k), generous paid time off, onsite Wellness facilities, and educational assistance. Aside from excellent benefits, we offer a competitive salary and annual bonuses based on patient care.

 

At Open Door, we enjoy working in a team-based, patient-centered environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that values our patients and the communities we serve.  If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of patients in the health of our communities of Westchester and Putnam counties, and if the position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to improve the health of our communities, please complete the application, upload your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email. Open Door is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Company Description
For more than 45 years, Open Door has been a trusted resource for our local community. Every day, we educate and empower people to take charge of their health, so they can lead active, fulfilling lives.

Since our beginning in the basement of the First Baptist Church in 1972, our aim has remained constant: to provide high-quality health care that’s affordable, accessible, and efficient. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Open Door provides top-notch health care to those who are hardest to reach, regardless of their ability to pay. Often we serve patients who may not otherwise have access to care – including low-income families and individuals without insurance.

Beyond the medical, dental, and behavioral health care provided in our facilities, we promote wellness, good nutrition, stress reduction, and physical activity. Through our focus on prevention, we help to identify illnesses early and decrease the need for more expensive treatment down the road. Our goal is to help entire generations of families stay healthy.

Over the years, Open Door has risen to meet the growing demand for health care in Westchester and Putnam counties. We are proud to provide a medical home to nearly 57,000 local residents every year. Our award-winning Family Medical Centers have opened in a growing number of locations, and we operate numerous School-Based Health Centers to ensure that routine and preventive care is provided when and where children need it.

Good health affects everyone. We believe that when you help one person, you can lift up an entire community. Your community needs Open Door, and Open Door needs you. Learn more about our services, join us, and help us continue to grow.

Open Door Family Medical Centers

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For more than 45 years, Open Door has been a trusted resource for our local community. Every day, we educate and empower people to take charge of their health, so they can lead active, fulfilling lives. Since our beginning in the basement of the First Baptist Church in 1972, our aim has remained constant: to provide high-quality health care that’s affordable, accessible, and efficient. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Open Door provides top-notch health care to those who are hardest to reach, regardless of their ability to pay. Often we serve patients who may not otherwise have access to care – including low-income families and individuals without insurance. Beyond the medical, dental, and behavioral health care provided in our facilities, we promote wellness, good nutrition, stress reduction, and physical activity. Through our focus on prevention, we help to identify illnesses early and decrease the need for more expensive treatment down the road. Our goal is to help entire generations of families stay healthy. Over the years, Open Door has risen to meet the growing demand for health care in Westchester and Putnam counties. We are proud to provide a medical home to nearly 57,000 local residents every year. Our award-winning Family Medical Centers have opened in a growing number of locations, and we operate numerous School-Based Health Centers to ensure that routine and preventive care is provided when and where children need it. Good health affects everyone. We believe that when you help one person, you can lift up an entire community. Your community needs Open Door, and Open Door needs you. Learn more about our services, join us, and help us continue to grow.

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