Customer Care Advocate | iRhythm | $17-$22 | Remote (United States)

Customer Care Advocate | iRhythm | $17-$22 | Remote (United States)

17 - 22 / hour
Remote US
Application ends: July 25, 2024
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Job Description

Customer Care Advocate – (Tuesday – Saturday 10am-6:30pm CST)

Boldly innovating to create trusted solutions that detect, predict, and prevent disease.

Discover your power to innovate while making a difference in patients’ lives. iRhythm is advancing cardiac care…Join Us Now!

At iRhythm, we are dedicated, self-motivated, and driven to do the right thing for our patients, clinicians, and coworkers. Our leadership is focused and committed to iRhythm’s employees and the mission of the company. We are better together, embrace change and help one another. We are Thinking Bigger and Moving Faster.

About This Role

The Customer Care Advocate is responsible for being a part of a high-volume inbound Contact Center in which the Advocate verifies and investigates patient insurance, estimates benefit coverage and out of pocket costs, and discusses patient responsibilities and/or patient payment options. The typical daily responsibilities consist of the following: answering inbound calls and providing benefits investigations via phone and online web portals, collecting information from customers, outbound patient phone calls, and documenting all activities in iRhythm’s customer support system. The ideal candidate will have experience with working in a Contact Center, health insurance, benefits investigations, reimbursement, and providing financial counseling to patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer inbound calls in our Contact Center
  • Provide an estimate of the potential patient responsibility based upon the benefits coverage
  • Make outbound phone calls to patients to discuss payment options
  • Document in Salesforce all details surrounding patient’s healthcare benefit coverage and recommend appropriate payment options, if needed
  • Update records with complete patient and insurance information
  • Assist and cross train in other departments as business needs dictate during critical times
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient data and medical records in compliance with HIPAA regulations
  • Maintain consistent work presence and impact during normal business hours, and be available for ad hoc check-ins with managers and/or team leads
  • Deliver on challenging work objectives, including meeting daily, weekly and/or monthly productivity metrics
  • Produce high-quality, high-volume work by leveraging self-motivation and initiative in a remote work environment
  • Provide superior customer care by troubleshooting customer/patient issues relating to product, services, and patient enrollment
  • Respond to inquiries, complete order fulfillment and provide information to external and internal customers and accounts
  • Maintain a positive attitude and working relationship with all customers, patients and iRhythm associates

Experience

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of customer service experience, with a focus on assisting patients in a healthcare environment
  • Experience working in a high-volume Contact Center environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, virtual communication tools – especially Outlook, Teams; Word, Excel and PowerPoint preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be flexible, able to adapt quickly and positively to change, able to handle a fast-paced growth company environment
  • Strong evidence of great customer service via phone, e-mail, fax or web modalities
  • Must be patient and customer focused, demonstrating professionalism in stressful situations; Resourcefulness and high levels of emotional intelligence to identify obstacles and collaborate with others to discuss potential solutions
  • Must demonstrate independent thinking and sound judgement skills not covered specifically in manuals or procedures

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience
  • Experience with health insurance, benefits investigations, and reimbursement
  • Experience providing patient communication, researching, and documenting patient financial information for a healthcare provider
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management software, Provider Engagement Portals, and Salesforce experience highly desired

Salary and Perks

This is a regular full-time position with competitive compensation package, excellent benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurances (all of which start on your first day), health savings account employer contributions (when enrolled in high deductible medical plan), cafeteria plan pre-taxed benefits (FSA, dependent care FSA, commute reimbursement accounts), travel reimbursement for medical care, noncontributory basic life insurance & short/ long term disability. Additionally, we offer:

  • emotional health support for you and your loved ones
  • legal / financial / identity theft/ pet and child referral assistance
  • paid parental leave, paid holidays, travel assistance for personal trips and PTO!

iRhythm also provides additional benefits including 401(k) (with company match), an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, pet insurance discount, unlimited amount of LinkedIn Learning classes and so much more!

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Actual compensation may vary depending on job-related factors including knowledge, skills, experience, and work location.

Estimated Pay Range: $17—$22 USD

As a part of our core values, we ensure a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome and celebrate people of all backgrounds, experiences, skills, and perspectives. iRhythm Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with all applicable laws.

iRhythm provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in job application procedures, including those who may have any difficulty using our online system. If you need such an accommodation, you may contact us at taops@irhythmtech.com

About iRhythm Technologies
iRhythm is a leading digital healthcare company that creates trusted solutions that detect, predict, and prevent disease. Combining wearable biosensors and cloud-based data analytics with powerful proprietary algorithms, iRhythm distills data from millions of heartbeats into clinically actionable information. Through a relentless focus on patient care, iRhythm’s vision is to deliver better data, better insights, and better health for all.

Make iRhythm your path forward. Zio, the heart monitor that changed the game.