MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 Americaï¿½s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
GENERAL SUMMARY: As a vital part of MetroWest Medical Center, Guest Services Representative creates a bridge between the hospital, patients, families and the community.
The primary responsibility of the Guest Services Representative is to provide a positive first impression to everyone that is entering the hospital and provide them with the appropriate information as requested. Their work requires them to keep patientsï¿½ rights in mind and answer patientsï¿½ questions and ensure that they are provided with a positive experience upon entering and exiting the hospital.
It is expected that all guests will be welcomed and provided with excellent customer service.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Greets and directs patients and visitors in a courteous, pleasant and approachable manner at all times.
2.Answers all incoming phone lines as scripted. Provide information, directs calls, and takes messages.
3.Completes a variety of clerical duties, such as setting up and maintaining religion lists, opening and closing of the desk, coordinating all of the volunteers and their shifts for the Guest Services desk, distributing and forwarding mail, and monitoring patientï¿½s deliveries. Maintain records relating to various hospital and public meetings, patient appointments, and functions unique to individual hospital offices/dept.
4.Monitors lobby area; maintains a neat and clean presence in the lobby at all times, maintains supply of wheelchairs. Coordinates all patients transport needs and works closely with valet to ensure patients are receiving great customer service.
5.Obtains patient list daily and direct outside professionals and visitors to register themselves in the appropriate area.
6.Abides by HIPAA/PHI standards and ensures confidentiality of information while assisting anyone.
7.Ability to create a positive and caring first impression.
8.Courtesy, Respect and Empathy must be maintained at all times.
9.Ability to use a computer, Microsoft office and other computer software as needed.
10.Commitment to be present at assigned time.
11.All other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
1. High School diploma (Associate degree preferred)
2. Two yearsï¿½ of experience required in customer service.
3. Hospital and Medical terminology experience preferred
4. Bi-Lingual Preferred (Spanish and/or English)
5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
6. Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing,
7. Clerical experience and computer skills necessary
1. Fast paced hospital setting
2. Open receptionist area
Job: Customer Service
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905027694
About MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.