Our client a premier financial services firm is searching for a Customer Services Associate to join their growing team in Columbus, OH.
JOB SUMMARY Responsible for incoming and outgoing communications regarding BayMark Health Services and promoting the appropriate treatment and locations. Serves as the initial point of contact for prospective patients, families, and referral sources to gain information about our treatment programs. Gathers and exchanges information, records data using online forms and databases, and schedules services. Care Advocates are warm, compassionate, and engaging individuals with excellent listening and communication skills. Care Advocates also appreciate the difficulties people with substance use disorders (SUD) have in deciding to stop using drugs and seeking treatment for their addiction. Care Advocates are responsible for educating prospective patients, their family and support person(s) about treatment options and the importance of making this life saving decision. Care Advocates are also entrusted with the responsibility of motivating patients to choose treatment utilizing consultative sales techniques including listening, trust-building, and needs assessment, to guide them to schedule an appointment. Knowledge and Responsibilities Answer calls from prospective patients, family members, and support persons to identify and schedule the best treatment option for that patient. Listen carefully to understand the individual's life situation and drug use history. Use a broad range of consultative sales techniques to build rapport and trust with the caller. Effectively and articulately communicate the benefits of treatment and highlight potential outcomes specific to the individual. Educate the patient/family/support person on the grave and life threatening disease of addiction. Has the ability to accurately collect, document and assess information from callers and explain treatment options and services specific to their need. Possess interpersonal skills, professional attitude, and an appreciation for the challenges people suffering with OUD. Able to recognize signs of suicidality and immediately implement Contact Center protocols. Act as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) on all services offered. Serve as patient advocate, representing the patients' needs and concerns. Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure a positive patient experience. Confirm receipt of patient information, promptly connect patient to treatment centers as appropriate, and provides information to process appointments. Assure timely responses to inquiries regarding services; screening forms, assessments, referral services and associated data collection. Facilitate access to the appropriate treatment center; follows-up with patients to confirm appointments, provide additional information regarding services, and address unresolved inquiries. Ability to empathize, acknowledge and convey compassion in all call interactions. Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with callers at all times. Requirements Qualifications