Client Information Specialist - Casual
LifeLabs
Surrey, BC
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At LifeLabs, we are focused on our vision of building a healthier Canada! We are the largest community diagnostics laboratory in Canada with over 382 collection centres, 16 laboratories and service over 20 million patients each year.

Caring, Agile, Customer Driven, One Team - We live our values every day in what we do to help our patients and healthcare providers. With over 5,700 employees, we all make a difference and that’s why our people are so important to us.

This is an exciting time to join our LifeLabs team, grow your career with us and support numerous business initiatives, innovations, best practice and business development opportunities. LifeLabs is currently looking for a Client Information Specialist to join our team in Surrey, BC.

The Client Information Specialist position serves as the initial customer contact for telephone calls to Lifelabs. The Client Information Specialist screens the call to understand the nature of the inquiry and satisfactorily resolves the request. This involves interaction with the appropriate applications and resources to source information required. Information provided must be accurate and in keeping with the policy and procedures. Demonstrates Lifelabs Vision and Values in all activities.

This is a Casual postion available at our Surrey office.

Successful candidates must be available for varying hours:
Monday to Friday from 0600 to 0015hrs
Saturdays from 0700 to 2115hrs
Sundays from 0800 until 2015hrs

Causal employees are scheduled to work as required by the operation and will work anywhere from 0 to 37.5 hours weekly, Monday through Sunday. Some shifts may be pre-assigned and other shifts will be considered ‘on call’ (i.e. coordinated with Scheduling on day of). Employees are required to complete a Casual Availability Form each year and commit to provide ongoing availability that meets operational needs.

Your responsibilities will include:
Provides test results and test information to internal and external clients in an efficient and accurate manner. This includes calling, faxing, and answering incoming inquiries as required.
Receives and implements requests for additional testing on specimens.
Provides patient information to referring physicians and referral labs.
Refers questions/complaints to specialists as appropriate for follow-up
Responds to routine inquiries from doctors and patients, ensuring follow-up to our clients.
Ensures client service information is current by collating statistical information and documentation, follows-up to ensure information is received, updates information as appropriate, file searches archives for medical/legal purposes
Receives and follows-up requests for physician consultations

Requirements:
Post-Secondary education preferred
Completion of a Medical Office Assistant training program or equivalent training or related work experience preferred
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities
Must be comfortable with PC based technology, keyboarding and navigating thought the applications required to source information
Excellent problem solving skills
Good understanding of Medical terminology an asset
Team players as well as the ability to work independently
Flexible to work in a shift environment which may include evenings, weekends
Desire to meet and exceed pre-defined performance goals

Does this sound like the job for you? We’d love to discuss your qualifications. Apply online today!

As a caring and customer driven organization, LifeLabs is committed to providing inclusive, barrier free services and workplaces. We will accommodate the accessibility needs of individuals with disabilities during the recruitment process. Should you require accommodation, please advise the Recruiter who contacts you and we will work with you to meet your needs.

About LifeLabs
LifeLabs has operated in Canada for more than 50 years. It is a leading provider of laboratory testing and management services, contributing to the treatment and prevention of disease by enabling healthcare providers to operate more efficiently and effectively. LifeLabs provides more than 100 million diagnostic tests for approximately 19 million patients visits annually. Information from these tests plays a vital role in predicting, diagnosing, treating and monitoring disease. LifeLabs operates the largest community medical laboratory network in Canada, together with our hospital and healthcare partners. LifeLabs also partners with healthcare providers to build a healthier Canada by transforming and managing laboratory organizations to better meet the complex healthcare challenges of today and tomorrow.