Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best.
USC's Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry is looking for a talented Dental Call Center Representative to join the Office of Clinical Affairs. This department will need a positive energetic individual who is able to take on a fast-paced workload. Calls in the call center can reach up to 200 calls a day. Bilingual English / Spanish speaker is preferred.
Position may range from fixed-term to full time. Monday - Friday schedule could range from the following shifts:
7:30 â 4pm
8:00 - 4:30 pm
8:30 â 5pm
10:30 â 7pm â The Tuesday night clinic shift will be rotated every 3-6 weeks.
This position is responsible for answering, screening and directing incoming and outgoing telephone calls or other communications using a call management system. The Call Center Representative responds quickly and courteously to basic inquiries, registers and posts notes in client records, maintains data, and enters data in a variety of client management computer systems. The Call Center Representative is responsible for posting notes in client records, scheduling and confirming follow up appointments. This position is also responsible for following up on unresolved customer and client inquiries, performing simple maintenance, contacting emergency personnel when necessary, and scheduling and confirming initial and follow-up appointments, as necessary.
Dental Knowledge or Dental Assisting background
Assemble and organize numerical data
Communicate with others to gather information
Maintain filing systems
Read handwritten text
Understand and apply policies and procedures
Use database and/or word processing software
Use electronic communications software
Computer network (department or school)
Computer network (university)
Computer peripheral equipment
Switchboard (department or university)
Telephone management system
May oversee student, temporary and/or resource workers.
Minimum Education: High school or equivalentMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Experience working in a call center or customer service department in a busy environment. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Basic knowledge of compliance issues in area of specialty. Ability to multi-task. Knowledge of terminology in area of specialty. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.