Client Services Representative

Ohsu Portland , OR 97228

Posted Yesterday

Work Unit Description

OHSU Dermatology is located in the Center for Health & Healing on the South Waterfront in Portland, Oregon. The Department of Dermatology is dedicated to providing our patients the best and most innovative dermatologic care for the broad range of skin, hair, nail, and mucous membrane disorders.

Work Schedule, Hours, FTE, Salary Range

  • FTE:0.0 FTE

  • Schedule:Flex, Monday - Friday

  • Salary Range: $19.40 - $22.82 per hour

  • Location: Portland, OR (South Waterfront/Portland Metro area)

  • Job Type: AFSCME union represented

Functions/Duties of Position

The Client Services Representative 1 is responsible for all aspects of customer service in a commercial laboratory setting. This position answers routine client questions regarding test offering, logistics, test ordering, and test order status. Work closely with clients and assigned Sales Force staff to ensure customer satisfaction. Ensure high quality lab work by efficient communication of laboratory test turn-around-times and testing status information to clients.The position also provides day-to-day technical support for testing performed in the laboratory, answers phone calls, maintains laboratory supplies and prepares requisitions and reports for departmental leadership. The employee in this position participates in troubleshooting and process improvement with the pre-analytical team. As part of the pre-analytical team, the position is responsible for specimen accessioning, specimen information entry into the patient database, and distribution to the appropriate laboratory department.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree and 2 years experience in a customer service role and familiarity with medical terminology; OR 4 years experience in a customer service role and familiarity with medical terminology

  • 1 year clinical or research lab experience

  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems

  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both written and verbal

Additional DetailsOregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Getting to Work:

Commuting to OHSU is a unique experience and planning ahead for your first visit is highly recommended. Parking at OHSU is limited and employees are required to purchase a permit to access parking. OHSU is committed to reducing traffic congestion and rewards commuters for a variety of options. Learn about cash incentives, free shuttles, transit discounts, the aerial tram, dynamic carpooling, free ride share for early and late commuting, and request a custom trip plan at

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