Apria Healthcare

  • Manager, Area Customer Service

    Requisition ID
    2018-5229
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Customer Service
    Location : Location
    US-KS-Overland Park
    Full/Part Time
    Full-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.

     

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Area Customer Service Manager position will be aligned with a specific product line with the Customer Service Team.   The position will work closely with General Manager and Market Vice Presidents to achieve P&L objectives.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assists with escalated customer service issues that cannot be addressed at the customer service representative level.
    • Reviews trends for phone volume, staffing levels, customer satisfaction and revenue management to determine where process improvements may be made.
    • Creates an environment of excellence in serving customers. 
    • Achieves customer satisfaction through courteous and effective communication, problem solving, and efficient processes.
    • Guide team members to follow standard methods of dealing with customer service issues.
    • Reinforces compliance with all company policies and procedures.
    • Monitors all complaints and resolutions
    • Monitors daily stats achievement in customer service.
    • Provides one-on-one training to staff members when needed.
    • Manages productivity and quality standards to meet goals.
    • Reinforces compliance with regulatory requirements impacting customer service function.
    • Performs other duties as required.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • This position manages all subordinate employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management, hiring, and discipline of subordinate employees within the department.
    • Develops required corrective action to resolve disciplinary issues.
    • Oversees the day-to-day operations of a customer care team consisting of approximately 3 supervisors and up to 75 indirect reports.
      • ACD Line Management
      • Fax Management System monitoring
      • Insurance Eligibility and Qualification
      • Revenue Processing

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    • MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

       

      Education and/or Experience

      • 4-year college degree or equivalent experience is required.
      • Eight years of Call Center related experience is required
      • Experience and understanding of customer care center administration, systems and reimbursement methodologies in the Healthcare industry

       

      Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

      • N/A

       

      SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

      • Demonstrated success in building and leading effective teams
      • Strong operational, problem solving and managerial skills. 
      • Leadership in an environment with virtual teams across the global
      • Business Acumen
      • Strategic Thinking
      • Problem Solving/Analysis
      • Financial Management (Budgeting)
      • Project Management
      • Communication Proficiency
      • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

       

      Computer Skills

      • Advance skills in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, Word

       

      Language Skills

      • English (reading, writing, verbal)

       

      Mathematical Skills

      • College level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data, desired

       

      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.  There are opportunities for telecommuting for the qualified candidates.

       

      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.

    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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