Universal Health Services Customer Service Representative – REMOTE in TREDYFFRIN, Pennsylvania

March 28, 2024

Job Description


Qualified applicants will reach remote status upon succesful onboarding/metric goals. Candidates MUST live in the King of Prussia, PA area.

Independence Physician Management – IPM

As an IPM employee you will be part of a first class organization offering:

  • A Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans

  • 401(K) with company match

    and much more!

    Summary: The Customer Service Representative is responsible for providing excellent customer service to IPM guarantors who have questions or complaints regarding their IPM statement or other related aspects of the professional billing experience. This position handles in-bound telephone call volumes to meet or exceed the average number of calls per month. Meets or exceeds established performance targets (productivity and quality) established by the Customer Service and Patient Collections Manager. Triages calls in an efficient manner by monitoring overall talk time while recognizing the need to provide quality customer service. Reviews the account history during the call and works to “diagnose” issues raised by the caller and answers questions in a responsive manner. Documents each call in the Practice Management System (PMS) so that notes may be reviewed by others and there is continuity in communication and overall handling of the account. Acts as the call “owner” to include account research, relays questions to the appropriate individuals, and ensures that a quality response is provided to the guarantor in a timely manner. Exercises good judgement in escalating complex account issues or customer dissatisfaction to the Customer Service and Patient Collections Manager. Demonstrates the ability to be an effective team player. Upholds “best practices” in day-to-day processes and workflow standardization to drive maximum efficiencies across the team.

    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently handles in-bound calls made by guarantors, with questions or complaints regarding their physician billing statement, in a customer-oriented and professional manner.

  • Meets or exceeds established performance targets (productivity and quality) established by the Collections Manager.

  • Reviews account history to understand the full impact of the questions/complaints, and ensures that all past account history is appropriately updated.

  • Follows Company policy regarding how calls are to be answered (i.e., call scripts) and documents in Practice Management System so that a consistent level of service is provided to all guarantors.

  • Triages calls in an efficient manner by monitoring overall talk time while also recognizing the need to provide quality customer service.

  • Works with other individuals internally to obtain information needed to service the guarantor. Identifies root causes of customer barriers and/or complaints and works internally to communicate those findings to the appropriate staff.

  • Follows up as needed to ensure that optimal customer service is provided until the question/complaint has been resolved.

  • Participates in regularly scheduled team meetings offering new paths, procedures, and approaches to maximize opportunities for performance, process, and customer service improvement.

    Education and Experience:

  • High School Graduate/GED required.

  • Technical School/2 Years College/Associates Degree preferred.

  • Experience (3-5 years minimum) working in healthcare (professional) billing, health insurance, or equivalent operations work environment


    About Universal Health Services

    One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America’s Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network, and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom. www.uhsinc.com

    We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

    EEO Statement

    All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


    At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852- 3449.


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