Customer Services Advisors (8th August start date)

  • Location
    Harlow, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 8.21 - £ 8.97 / Hour
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Office Assistant
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-072018-15760

Customer Service Advisors (Patient Service Co-ordinators)



Location: Harlow (Pinnacles)


Hourly pay rate: £8.21 per hour (weekly pay)/ £8.97 after 12 weeks


Overtime rates: Time and a half rate (after 37.5 hours a week)


Type: Temporary on-going


Working Hours: 9:00am - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday (please note the first 2 weeks training will be a 10am - 5pm shift)


Interviews: W/C 22nd and 29th July


Start Date: W/C 5th August



Job Purpose:



To work as part of the Patient Services Team to manage enquiries relating to deliveries for patients.



Daily Duties:




  • Installation of patients on the patient management system.

  • Installation call with patients to welcome them to the service and confirm all details.

  • Calculate and arrange delivery dates with patients.

  • If required request nursing visits from the nurse scheduling team.

  • Process orders for required equipment.

  • Pre-delivery call with patient to conduct stock take, confirm delivery date and details.

  • Update delivery details on Navision and produce any necessary instructions for the transport team.

  • Make any required amendments to patient's ancillary items.

  • Process any cancelled deliveries.

  • Assist with customer queries and follow up any actions required.

  • Respond to any queries that patient may have, communicating any required information to other teams.

  • Liaise with other operational teams to resolve any issues on the day of delivery.

  • Re-arrange any failed deliveries.

  • Arrange collections of equipment or drugs from patients.

  • Monitor and action to-do lists.

  • Mandatory recording of patient notes which are to be comprehensive and accurate.

  • Produce patient letters, patient calendars and holiday letters.

  • Send letters to patients we are unable to contact and provide an update to the hospital.

  • Deal with any patient or customer complaints in a professional manner, escalating where appropriate.

  • Enter details of any complaints or incidents into the CAI system.

  • To participate in investigation, defining preventative actions and cause and effect of Complaints and Incidents.

  • Accurately record and report any suspected adverse drug reactions and product complaints.

  • Manage and process wholesale orders to hospitals or pharmacies.

  • Coordinate the payment process for private patients.

  • Manage patient studies/questionnaires.

  • Monitor and action mailboxes.

  • Action daily or weekly reports and action any required data changes in the system.



Qualifications, Training & Experience:




  • Experience of working in a customer service environment would be preferable.




  • IT literate with experience of using MS Word and Excel.




  • Experience of working in a healthcare environment would be extremely desirable.



Personality:




  • Excellent customer service skills.




  • Ability to deal with difficult customers and build rapport.




  • Excellent telephone manner.




  • Good attention to detail.




  • Ability to work in a pressured and fast paced environment.




  • Able to work on own initiative and within a team environment.




  • Able to deal with challenging situations, and be calm under pressure.




  • Understanding of confidentiality and the need for data protection.



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Please apply with your CV to: Emily Abbey