Department Name: H4001:Ambulatory Patient Access Services
Under the supervision of the Senior Manager of the Medical Contact Center, the MCC Call Agent is responsible for answering calls from state-wide and out-of-state physicians; forwarding these calls to appropriate physicians and other UK Healthcare clinics, divisions and departments. The call agent will also facilitate calls from referring physicians for transfers and admission to UKHC. Call agents are required to interact with professionals who are often working under time constraints, caring for patients who are experiencing serious health events. Call agents are expected to provide a high level of efficiency, accuracy and courtesy while initiating callers' requests. The selected candidate will be required to learn a working knowledge of the UK HealthCare system, some general medical terminology, procedures and information regarding hospital programs and services.
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of medical terminology; the ability and dedication to provide outstanding customer service; the ability to use multiple computer applications including an Internet-based phone system; and the ability to multitask and work as part of a team. Typing, attention to detail, and exceptional communication skills are all essential to this position.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Some college and at least three full years of related employment experience.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.