Customer Service Representative in Rochester, NY at Maximus

Date Posted: 8/28/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Customer Service Representative is responsible for answering inquiries from Marketplace individual consumers including but not limited to general information as well as assisting individuals and families in applying for health care coverage through the Marketplace. 
 
Please note this position will require you to be onsite in our Rochester, NY location for training and then there will be an opportunity to transition to work from home (remote) pending a performance review. 
 
Pay and Benefits:
 
- $16.00 Per Hour
- $1,000 Sign On Bonus 
- Quarterly Bonus Opportunity up to 5% of your Quarterly earnings
- Paid training and benefits (including PTO)
- A variety of weekday and weekend shifts that meet lifestyle and family goals
- Supportive work environment
- Many opportunities for promotion and career advancement 
- No cold calling, sales or collection calls!

Responsibilities:

  • Answer incoming calls from consumers including the general public, prospective enrollees and people assisting enrollees or acting on their behalf in accordance with all performance standards, policy and procedures, and protocols.
  • Process new applications for health care coverage via the telephone including building tax household, household income, eligibility determinations, interpreting determinations made by the Marketplace, and enrollment into health plans.
  • Process life event changes, demographic updates, disenrollment requests, and special enrollment periods as requested.
  • Transfer/refer consumers to appropriate entities according to the established guidelines.
  • Perform co-browse interactions with consumers seeking assistance with the application process via the NYSOH, as necessary
  • Facilitate the fulfillment of caller requests for materials via mail, email, or download.
  • Respond to all inquiries consistent with confidentiality and privacy policies and refers callers to alternate sources when appropriate.
  • Escalate calls or issues to the appropriate designated staff for resolution as needed.
  • Track and document all inquiries using the applicable systems.
  • Facilitate translation services for non-English speaking callers according to procedures.
  • Attends meetings and trainings as requested and maintains up-to-date knowledge of all programs and systems.
  • Meet Quality Assurance (QA) and other key performance metrics. 
  • Responsible for adhering to established safety standards.
  • Work is constantly performed in an office environment

Education and Experience Requirements

Requirements:

  • 0 to 1 years of experience
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Strong data entry and telephone skills
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Previous experience with computers, phone systems, and headsets preferred
  • Previous experience in customer service preferred

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Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People®, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. With approximately 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Launch your career with Maximus through one of our dynamic customer service centers.



Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We are proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.



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