Team Lead - Call Center Representative - Laboratory Medicine

Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
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Position description
*** Supports the Lab Call Center in leading and providing excellent customer service to our clinical operations and acts as an information resource at our various lab locations at both outpatient and inpatient settings. ***

Efficiently and effectively leads a team of call center representatives and manages a high volume of incoming and outgoing telephone calls. Serves as the subject matter expert for tasks performed in the call center. Assists in the educational development of staff and completion of annual appraisals and competencies. Uses and teaches professional communication with staff and patients. Serves as a liaison for the call center. Is responsible for working cooperatively with Mayo Clinic staff and patients promoting professional and respectful interactions. Serves as an informational representative of clinical departments/divisions providing general information in response to patient and Mayo Clinic practice inquiries. Maximizes availability for incoming calls to meet demand by making adjustments as needed to accommodate workload and staffing needs. May be required to provide coverage at different work locations (e.g. Mayo Clinic Hospital, Mayo Clinic Phoenix Building, Mayo Clinic Building Scottsdale). The successful candidate will have evidence of problem-solving and organization skills. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment as well as independently and lead a team. Demonstrated ability of excellent phone etiquette and ability to utilize appropriate resources. Utilizes knowledge gained from previous experience in laboratory medicine, laboratory call center and lab customer service to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other job related duties and tasks as assigned.
High school diploma or GED equivalent.
A minimum of two years’ experience in a call center environment.
Minimum one year of experience in a laboratory environment required for representatives in the Department of Laboratory Medicine Call Center.
Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
Must have excellent customer service skills
Must have strong computer skills working with various applications, i.e. windows, word, excel, etc.
Must have familiarity with electronic medical record software
Must have superior problem solving and organizational skills.
Must have ability to prioritize and maintain productivity in a fast paced environment
Must have strong multi-tasking skills and attention to detail
Additional qualifications
Associate's degree from an accredited institution preferred. Customer service experience and Windows/Word proficiency preferred. Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Superior problem solving and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and maintain productivity in a fast-paced environment. Strong multi-tasking skills and attention to detail.
License or certification
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.81 per hour.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Hours / Pay period
Schedule details
Monday thru Friday 6am-14:30
Weekend schedule
Possible weekends/holidays
Site description
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant investments in both the physical and technological future of health care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the fifth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.
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Mary Ricci
Equal opportunity employer
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