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Medical Contact Centre Assistant

Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi. The group offers a wide range of financial products and services in Insurance, Asset management, Banking and Property. Our Mission is to provide outstanding financial services to our customers. Our Vision is to be the most trusted financial service partner. We aim to provide our clients, with an unmatched offering, ensuring first class solutions that help secure the future.

Job purpose:

The role holder will be responsible for answering calls in a professional and informative manner and CRM case logging as necessary. Provide timely and appropriate responses to clients and/or assign tickets to the right person or department.

Key responsibilities:

  • Handling customer queries, complaints, instructions received through call and email communication.
  • Interact with clients, intermediaries  and service providers to ensure that the care is given within policy guidelines.
  • Set the appropriate parameters for admission cases i.e. claim reserve, initial authorized cost, cover benefits  and duration.
  • Respond to queries from clients, intermediaries and service providers through answering telephone calls, interviewing clients and verifying information. Liaise with underwriters on scope of cover for the various schemes benefits.
  • Ensure that medical scheme members are attended to round the clock.
  • Prepare periodic care reports for management on medical matters/ issues.
  • Maintains and improves quality results by adhering to standards and guidelines while recommending improved procedures with a QA score target.
  • Ensure clients outpatient approvals are issued via email as per SLA.
  • Facilitate admissions and discharges appropriately.
  • Maintains communication equipment by logging in interactions through CRM for traceability / visibility.
  • Maintain and monitor telephone budget allocation to ensure lines are diverting to E1 lines.
  • Delegated Authority:  As per the approved Delegated Authority Matrix.

Key Performance Measures:

  • As described in your Personal Scorecard.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Degree/ Diploma in Nursing or related medical field.
  • 3 - 5 years in a similar role. 
  • Knowledge of insurance regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of Britam products and services. 

Method of Application
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