Operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, OHSU\u2019s Call Center responds to over 8,000 incoming calls and places nearly 1,000 outgoing calls a day for the diverse OHSU staff and employees campus wide, as well as for off-campus health professionals, institutions, patients and the general public.
As a Call Center Representative(CCR) you will be part of a dynamic team of customer service agents who utilize a sophisticated CTI system to process incoming calls. Currently the Telecommunications switching equipment has a capacity of 18,000 lines, encompassing two prefixes, with five digit dialing, networked for a total capacity of 40,000 lines, additionally the University maintains its own private paging transmission systems. The Call Center Representatives utilize these systems in providing quality communication services to the OHSU community & its patrons.
The following are some of the essential duties for this position:
Call Processing (Answering, screening, routing, and paging) in a timely manner.
Route calls to the appropriate place by connecting, paging, or supplying a number.
Provide information to callers, including directions, addresses and hours of operations.
Use schedules and departmental procedures to locate appropriate on-call person for internal and external callers.
Dispatch of clinical services/notifications
Maintain database for on call schedules, directory information, and paging profiles.
Research and update incorrect entries on the directory and paging systems.
Maintain directory system with rotating resident and intern specialties.
Use OHSU tools and applications to perform services to the OHSU community and its customers.
Answering, coordinating, and communication of numerous emergency procedures.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm