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Customer Support Specialist - Diagnostic Labs

Company: Versiti, Inc.
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Under the direction of department leadership, responsible for providing a high level of inbound and outbound customer service for customers of Diagnostic Labs. Acts as a liaison between customers and internal departments to drive customer satisfaction and retention and resolve customer issues as appropriate. Provides support for test menu additions and updates.


Screens and handles all inbound customer service requests via phone and email and serves as the face of Diagnostic Labs on all professional inquiries in a positive, results-oriented manner; seeks additional help when necessary. Documents all customer contact in appropriate software.
Acquires and maintains a thorough understanding of the products/service lines of the Diagnostic Laboratories with ability to speak comfortably, at a high level, to inquiries with ease.
Provides internal customer support to all laboratories within Versiti Diagnostic Labs and interfaces on their behalf with external vendors and other Versiti support departments including, but not limited to, Sales and Marketing, LIS & DL Billing, Clinical Trials Operations, Hospital Services & Hospital Relations, and Accounting.
Resolves and documents complex issues with clients, specimens, requisitions, and billing, as appropriate. Ensures that issues outside of the scope of this position are directed to appropriate personnel for handling. Follows up on outstanding items and monitors progress through resolution.
Serves as customer facing subject matter expert on and responds to calls/questions regarding use of web-based order entry and reporting applications; instructs and assists customers in the use and troubleshooting of system.
Identifies and responds appropriately to customer needs and concerns regarding current services; communicates potential new service opportunities to appropriate personnel/leadership.
Sets up and maintains client accounts in appropriate systems.
Communicates issues and opportunities to DL leadership and leads follow up with customers as appropriate.
Using strong attention to detail, performs review of customer facing documents for accuracy; works with project team to ensure only high-quality accurate documents are published to customers.
Writes, edits and reviews new and existing procedures, policies, job aides and SOPs for the department.
Takes initiative to serve as point person on departmental assignments/projects.
Opens and closes customer service department independently and ensures promise to customer is met.
Provides recommendations for potential process improvements, seeking input from team members.
Maintains inventory of appropriate office supplies.
Maintains confidentiality of all patient information.
Supports Versiti's mission, vision and values as well as department goals and objectives.
Works well in team environment.
Other duties, as assigned.




***All new employees must obtain primary Covid-19 vaccination (single dose Johnson & Johnson or 2 dosages of Pfizer/Moderna/Novavax) prior to start date or have an approved accommodation prior to their start date. ***


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in science
Equivalent combination of education and 3 to 5 years related experience may be substituted for the degree with the approval of Client Services Management and Human Resources


One-year customer service experience preferred
One-year experience in a laboratory setting or other health care related environment preferred

Skills and Knowledge

Must have strong customer service, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to provide constructive criticism to peers.
Ability to apply judgment to written or oral instructions.
Ability to organize work to provide productive workflow, through effective time management and prioritization skills.
Flexibility to work independently and with a team, with minimal direct supervision.
Has strong attention to detail.
Strong organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
Ability to respond quickly and proactively in a changing business climate.
Ability to learn job specific computer applications.

Tools and Technology

Personal Computer (desktop, laptop, tablet)
General office equipment (computer, printer, fax, copy machine)
Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Laboratory Information System (LIS)
Customer Relationship Management (CRM)%6371115%

Keywords: Versiti, Inc., Milwaukee , Customer Support Specialist - Diagnostic Labs, Other , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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