Apria Healthcare

  • Logistics Center of Excellence (LCE) Specialist Team Lead

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Logistics (Non-Driver Positions)
    Full/Part Time
  • Job Summary

    With over 300 locations across the US, Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our 1.8 million patients at home by providing home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help them sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer. Additional information can be found at www.apria.com.


    This position is responsible for the triage and escalation of after-hour calls, assessing patient and referral needs determining appropriate coordination of care to ensure patients do not encounter service failures.  Duties include successfully addressing customer service questions, troubleshooting equipment issues and fielding complaints through appropriate corrective action. As a lead this position will be involved with supervision of staff and staff development.  May also act as back-up to subordinate staff and /or carry workload similar to a LCE Specialist.


    • Ensures service intake procedures facilitate seamless operation between departments and /or other branch offices.
    • Complies with and adheres to all regulatory compliance areas, policies and procedures and "best practices". 
    • Demonstrates professional etiquette and courtesy when interfacing with customers, branches and referral sources.
    • Responds to telephone, fax and EDI inquiries and orders from referral sources and homecare patients on durable medical equipment, supplies and services according to Logistics policy and procedures.
    • Resolves patient/customer complaints by identifying problems and coordinating appropriate corrective action for successful resolution. 
    • Troubleshoots problems regarding orders.
    • Responsible for communication to the branches regarding a drivers’ route progress, errors in patient information, time frames, and any other work order issues that negatively impact customer satisfaction with delivery service.
    • Provides reports to servicing branch on call and delivery activity to patients via the company’s reporting software system.
    • Responsible for monitoring and reporting of MobileCast activities to the branch and immediate leadership as requested.
    • Updates ACIS with delivery notes as needed.
    • Schedules, coaches and organizes work assignments for subordinate staff.
    • Ensures work is performed accurately, efficiently and timely.
    • Monitors staffing requirements based upon order volumes and makes appropriate adjustments to staff and/or process as appropriate.
    • Makes recommendations on selection, promotion, merit increases, and employee discipline. 
    • Provides training for new employees.
    • Performs other related duties as directed by supervisor.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    • Education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma is required, and education or experience equivalent to a four-year college degree is preferred
    • At least five years related experience is required
    • Knowledge of personal computers and various software programs (Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), UPS-LT and ACIS systems and familiarity with an Automatic Call Distribution system (ACD) preferred.
    • Customer care and call center oriented mindset is required

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be considered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


    • The position requires frequent standing, kneeling, and stooping
    • The use of hands to write, use computer, and manipulate papers is constantly required.
    • Talking and hearing are frequent requirements.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

    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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