The Call Center Representative position is critical to the success and operational efficiency of the Oregon Health & Science University Mass Call Processing Center
The Call Center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The 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. Representatives deal with a wide variety of callers. It is imperative that the Representative properly screen vague or incomplete requests so that the call may be connected to the appropriate area. The Representative is generally the first impression of Oregon Health & Science University made to the general public. Therefore, this position requires a high level of professionalism and customer service. Call Center Representatives will be accurate and detailed communicators, highly service oriented and able to excel under pressure. These individuals must be able to multi-task, anticipate customer needs and thrive in a very fast paced, high-volume environment. Representative will be expected to perform at a professional business level at all times and will deal with a variety of emergency situations on the telephone. They will deal with various staff, faculty, physicians, patients and the general public.
Incoming calls are processed utilizing a sophisticated CTI system. 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 Representative utilizes these systems in providing quality communication services to the OHSU community & its patrons.
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 r...esearch. 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