This position will have two components:
1) to serve as a Part-time Customer Services Representative.
2) to provide Part-time support to the Volunteer Coordinator.
The Customer Service Rep presents a pleasing, helpful, and courteous welcome to patients, families, physicians, visitors, co-workers, and all other internal and external customers of University Hospital. The purpose of the position is to make a positive first impression, to ensure a comfortable transition into the hospital environment, and to see that immediate needs and concerns are addressed appropriately for every guest.
The Customer Service Rep greets all patient and visitors in a professional manner and provides information as needed regarding locations and activities. The Customer Service Rep maintains all information regarding hospital department locations and events daily. The Customer Service Rep exemplifies University of Louisville Hospital customer service standards and follows established policies and procedures in the hospital when providing service. The Customer Service Rep projects and maintains a polished appearance,
a confident demeanor, and courtesy. Vocabulary that convey University Hospital’s commitment to service excellence for the customer. The Customer Service Rep will be able to recognize, articulate and enact the role that service plays in the health and wellness of patients and families. The Customer Service Rep will exhibit a person-centered approach and express a genuine interest in the patients', families', and visitors' well being,
whether opening a door or offering a verbal greeting.
The Customer Service Rep maintains a current listing of resources, merchants and services and hours of operation; provides area maps, brochures, travel routes and transportation schedules. Participates and completes all in-service training and continuing ed programs, and exhibits an interest in self improvement and expression of highest potential; willingly and cheerfully completes other duties as assigned. Provides wheelchair escort for patients and visitors requiring physical assistance from the curb, front door, or lobby area to/or from the clinics (for patients) or patient rooms (for visitors); also provides physical assistance as needed. Is knowledgeable about and prepared to answer questions regarding locations and services offered on the campus, and has the ability to accommodate customer requests regarding these services
As support to the Volunteer Coordinator, this position shall work with the coordinator to provide needed support which may include completing specific assignments with the volunteer pool or in some cases filling in for the coordinator when called upon. While the schedule shall vary on this part of the position a minimum of 4 hours a week is to be expected.
Education & Training: High School graduate or GED required
Experience: Two to Four years related receptionist and/or customer relations experience preferred. Demonstrate service in providing volunteer hours for a non-profit group, over a three-year period.
License and Certification: None