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Trinity Health Customer Service Representative I-Des Moines in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



POSITION PURPOSE = This position will report onsite. Des Moines area only.

Performs day- to- day customer service activities within the hospital revenue operations of an assigned Patient Business Services (PBS) location. Serves as part of a Customer Service team at an assigned PBS location responsible for ensuring excellent customer satisfaction through timely, accurate and professional follow-up and resolution to customer complaints, problems, issues and general inquiries. This position reports to the Supervisor PFS Customer Service.


Knows, understands, incorporates, and demonstrates the Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

Performs customer service activities handling various self-pay and insurance billing and collection inquiries, requests and related functions as part of the revenue cycle process for an assigned PBS location.

Assists patients in the resolution of billing issues, which may include setting up payment plans and responding to complaints, problems and general inquiries in a timely, responsive and efficient manner.

Provides detailed documentation and reports of customer complaints, issues, interactions, actions taken and results in appropriate system(s).

Tracks trends of customer service encounters and recommendations for resolutions of the issues and findings for the supervisor.

Resolves independently or escalates issues affecting customer complaints and issues to the Supervisor Customer Service.

Performs communication and follow-up processes related customer service and ensures such activities are submitted timely, tracked, trended and reported to key stakeholders.

Performs other duties as needed and assigned by the supervisor.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health’s Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior.


High school diploma or Associate's degree in Accounting or Business Administration or related field, and at least one (1) year of experience and relevant knowledge of revenue cycle functions and systems working within a hospital or clinic environment, a health insurance company, managed care organization or other health care financial service setting, performing medical claims processing, financial counseling, financial clearance, accounting or customer service activities or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a complex, multi-site environment preferred.

Previous service/call center experience with the ability to respond to customer inquiries and expectations in a highly efficient and effective manner.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills and organizational abilities.

Strong interpersonal skills in interacting with internal and external customers, which includes the ability to interpret customer requirements and recommending appropriate actions to satisfy customer needs.

Accuracy, attention to detail and time management skills.

Ability to work independently and operate keyboard and telephone effectively.

Basic understanding of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Completion of regulatory/mandatory certifications and skills validation competencies preferred

Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.

Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health.


This position operates in a typical office environment. The area is well lit, temperature controlled and free from hazards.

Incumbent communicates frequently, in person and over the phone, with people in all locations on product support issues.

Manual dexterity is needed in order to operate a keyboard. Hearing is needed for extensive telephone and in person communication.

The environment in which the incumbent will work requires the ability to concentrate, meet deadlines, work on several projects at the same time and adapt to interruptions.

Must be able to set and organize own work priorities and adapt to them as they change frequently. Must be able to work concurrently on a variety of tasks/projects in an environment that may be stressful with individuals having diverse personalities and work styles.

Must possess the ability to comply with Trinity Health policies and procedures.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran