Part-time Call Center Agent - Remote After 3 Weeks
Clarkson Eyecare3.0
Ballwin, MO
Job description
Help patients and SEE yourself as part of the EyeCare Partners team! We are looking for our next Patient Engagement Advocate (Call Center Agent) in our Patient Engagement Center (PEC) to help provide a great experience for our patients. Our Patient Engagement Advocates handle patient calls and inquiries along with addressing other patient needs as the true extension of our 350+ eye care offices. If you like helping people - this could be the job for you!

We offer:
Great working hours - Our Call Center is open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Work from home opportunity after 3 weeks of training in office.
Paid comprehensive training - no prior call center experience is required.
A full suite of benefit offerings.
We bring all Advocates on our team at $16/hour but after 90 days of successful performance, the hourly rate will increase to $17/hour.
If you are looking for a long-term opportunity with huge growth potential, we want to hear from you!

What You'll Do -

Support Inbound and Outbound Patient Communications - Handle patient calls and inquiries, as well as scheduling and confirming appointments. Our Call Center is open 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Be an extension of our offices - Take inbound and place outbound calls to our patients, caring for their overall health.
Assist our patients - Check on orders for contacts and eyeglasses, verify and pre-authorize insurance, take patients' payments over the phone and handle urgent situations as they arise.
Be a team player - Perform all other duties as assigned Meet or exceed specified metrics - Patient Experience measured through quality assurance and patient survey. Valuing our patient's time which is measured through Average Handle Time (AHT) and After Call Work (ACW), along with successfully setting up patient appointments.

What We're Looking For -

Education & Work Experience:
Customer service experience preferred
High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience working in a fast paced environment and ability to embrace change

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Pleasant, friendly, professional manner and effective customer service skills. Requires a positive attitude, ability to multitask, ability to work independently or as part of a team, and have a genuine interest in people and desire to help
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Proper phone etiquette
Data entry proficient
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with high level of emotional intelligence.

More about the job and us -

Physical Requirements:
**You MUST be local to St. Louis, MO area, as you will be working on-site for the first 3 weeks of employment.**
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Must be able to sit for an extended period of time.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The job operates in a professional office environment. The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Please note the Patient Engagement Center hours are subject to change based on business needed.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but you must be available during the "core" work hours of 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday and work 40 hours each week to maintain full time status. After the successful completion of probationary period, you will be eligible to work from home. You must maintain satisfactory performance in able to keep work from home eligibility.
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1001 to 5000


$25M to $100M (USD)


Health Care

Company Description
The first Clarkson Eyecare office opened in 1979, and more than 75 locations later, we are still growing! From our westernmost office in St. Joseph, Missouri, to our southernmost office in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, we strive to provide the best patient care possible. Clarkson looks forward to continued growth in the future, and to the opportunity to serve more patients with our expert optometric care. We are proud to be a part of the EyeCare Partners group, where doctor-led, medically-focused eyecare is our top priority. We welcome you to join our team and apply today! Clarkson Eyecare offers a comprehensive benefits program to all full-time employees working an average of at least 30 hours/week. Eligible employees can choose from a variety of benefits ranging from health care to retirement options. Employees may also enroll their qualified dependents for coverage which include legal spouses and children age 26 and under.  Below you will find a list of the programs we offer: Health Care- we offer 2 Medical plan choices with prescription drug coverage Dental Vision Health Saving Account and Flexible Spending Account Company Paid Basic Life Insurance Supplemental Life Insurance Disability Critical Illness and Accident Employee Assistance Program Employee Discount Programs 401(k) with company match Paid Time Off
Company ratings
  • Overall
  • Company & Benefits
    2.9 / 5
  • Culture & Values
    2.8 / 5
  • Career Opportunities
    2.6 / 5
  • Work/Life Balance
    3.0 / 5
  • Senior Management
    2.6 / 5
Company reviews
"Great job with great co-workers!"
Current EmployeeOptometric Technician
I've been working for a little over a month & I love it. Management is helpful & great. I love coming to work! The benefits are nice and you are allowed either a 30 minute lunch or an hour which is very nice. The only downside is the pay. I feel like I could be paid more, but I am still happy/comfortable with the wage they pay me.

"Great pay"
Current EmployeeOptician
I have worked at other optical. Clarkson is a great place to work with great pay. They compensate you very nicely for your work. I would recommend this job to others.

"It has been a long time but 5 years ago- management ran entire staffs out "
Former EmployeeFront Desk Receptionist
I loved this job and worked for them when they were “Rinkov Eyecare” . I’m not sure of how different it is now but back then, everything was great besides the management.. and the management was bad enough that it ran entire staffs out. I worked for a complete sociopath.

"Good management in place-inclusive culture."
Current EmployeeManager
It is great to work for a company where your voice is heard, and you are able to openly express your ideas for company growth. Clarkson Eyecare is by far the best optical company I have been blessed to be an employed by-and this is coming from a 20 year optical veteran. To add, the optometrists in our offices are some of THE BEST I have ever worked alongside.