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VSP | Melville, New York
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Job Description

General Summary

With general supervision, ensure accurate, timely and efficient customer support.  Respond to customer inquiries in a manner that supports the achievement of VSP Global’s goals.

Essential Functions

Responds to customer inquiries ranging from routine to complex from members, clients, providers, and internal/external business partners; inquiries may range from telephone, in person, or via the internet/e-email

Contingent on the VSP Global Line of Business (LOB), requires in-depth knowledge in the following areas:

  • Prescriptions, Plans, Products, Services, and Procedures
  • Online purchasing & e-Commerce knowledge
  • Internet knowledge
  • Payment processing/payment collections
  • Eligibility verification
  • Order Status, Shipping Status, and Stock Availability
  • Accurate completion of necessary documentation, letters, and forms processing
  • Quality Assurance testing for company software

Research and resolve issues/complaints and determine appropriate resolution(s)

Solves problems and assists with issues that may not fit the “cookie-cutter” solution

Effectively educates and influences customers and prospective customers on the value and benefit that VSP offers through its products, services, and solutions

Identify customer trends and communicate to appropriate business partners, leaders and divisions; suggest necessary corrections, changes, or solutions; appropriately elevate situations that could have organization wide impacts

Effectively maintains specific line of business Customer Service standards and support level standards

Remain current on all changes to Customer Service policy, procedures, and product/services/solutions information to accurately and consistently respond to customers inquiries

Contingent on the LOB, may require attendance at benefit fairs, open enrollment meetings, and client meetings to provide information about VSP to attendees; available for occasional overnight travel

Contingent on the LOB, may support Sales Representatives for any inquiry related to their customer orders

Contingent on the LOB, may be the first point of contact for Sales Representatives, not related to customer orders


Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

One to two years of customer service experience in handling moderate to complex customer inquiries in call center, insurance, manufacturing, software, telecommunications, retail or eyewear industries

Available to work any shift, including weekends, holidays, and/or overnight

Demonstrated internet knowledge and understanding of basic internet browser settings

Demonstrated ability to work with multiple software programs, simultaneously

Working knowledge of MS Office package

Effective verbal communication skills to prioritize multiple tasks and to be available for incoming calls and inquires

Effective written communication skills to clearly document customer situations, as well as prepare letters to confirm agreements made

Excellent interpersonal and rapport building skills

Ability to ask appropriate and relevant questions to identify customer needs

Proven problem solving, negotiations, and decision-making skills

Ability to use appropriate discretion and judgment in applying customer/call handling guidelines

Ability to listen, process transactions and interact with customers simultaneously in a fast paced environment

If this position acts as a third party administrator (TPA) for processing payments, then candidates will be subject to a credit check

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

About VSP

VSP provides a variety of flexible eyecare benefit plans. With nearly 38 million members, one in eight people in the United States relies on VSP for eyecare health coverage. VSP's Sight for Students program has helped more than 200,000 low-income/uninsured children receive free eyecare services since its inception in 1997.

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