JOB POSTING #884540 ** THIS IS A REPOST, PLEASE DO NOT REAPPLY IF YOU HAVE ALREADY APPLIED**
Position: Call Centre Representative II
Site: All Sites
Department: Laboratory Medicine Program- Call Centre
Reports to: Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Pay Scale: $18.60 - $23.25 per hour (Commensurate with experience and consistent with UHN Compensation Policy)
Status: Permanent Full-time
University Health Network (UHN) is looking for an experienced professional to fill the key role of Call Centre Representative II in our Laboratory Medicine Call Centre.
Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning.
The University Health Network, where “above all else the needs of patients come first”, encompasses Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. The breadth of research, the complexity of the cases treated, and the magnitude of its educational enterprise has made UHN a national and international resource for patient care, research and education. With a long tradition of ground breaking firsts and a purpose of “Transforming lives and communities through excellence in care, discovery and learning”, the University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest research teaching hospital, brings together over 16,000 employees, more than 1,200 physicians, 8,000+ students, and many volunteers. UHN is a caring, creative place where amazing people are amazing the world.
Call Centre representatives are the first point of contact for hundreds of Laboratory Medicine Program (LMP) clients on a daily basis. This experience with the call centre establishes the client’s impression of and confidence in LMP. As an integral member of the LMP Call Centre team, representatives provide exemplary client support including inquiries for all LMP departments, data base searches and maintenance, report handling for the various LMP clients including: UHN home hospitals and all external clients and quality management. Must provide fast, accurate, pleasant and professional customer service to LMP staff and clients over the telephone. Understands and uses all aspects of the laboratory reporting system, including sending reports to remote printers, faxing and via courier. Maintains strict confidentiality according to UHN guidelines. Adheres to policies and procedures related to report handling and is responsible for the distribution of reports as well as the transcription of referred-out test results into the LMP LIS system. The LMP call centre representative will also generate database searches for specific test results and order “add-on” tests in the LIS. The representative will be responsible for communicating to the various laboratories when necessary and in turn telephoning critical value results within 5 minutes of availability. There must be an ability to search and maintain the LMP Internet Web site database menu to provide specimen requirements to clients. The Call Centre will operate as an administrative service reporting to the Call Centre Manager.
Completion of Grade XII or recognized equivalent
Two (2) years related customer service experience
Knowledge of laboratory terminology and procedures an asset
Training in data entry, telephone techniques preferred
Computer/work processing, database and spreadsheet software experience
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Must be able to communicate effectively over the telephone; pleasant telephone manner and attitude
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to be emphatic and tactful
Ability to troubleshoot and resolve clinic/client/customer problems in a diplomatic manner
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Knowledge of applicable Hospital and departmental policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols and practices
Ability to anticipate and tune – in to customer’s unique needs
Ability to be consistent and display a positive/helpful attitude
Ability to work under pressure and use good judgment
Flexibility required to keep pace with an ever-changing environment
Strong telephone/customer service focus
Completion of a recognized post-secondary Office Administration certificate or customer service program, preferred.
Microsoft Office environment preferred
Medical subject knowledge preferred
Experience working in a health care environment as asset
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.
Re-Posted Date: November 22, 2021 Closing Date: December 2, 2021
For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.
UHN thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, persons with disabilities and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.