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Travel Center Agent

Location : Atlanta, GA
Job Type : Internal Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : HS/GED
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

At Bobby Dodd Institute, we believe in an inclusive world where people of differing abilities can lead more independent and purposeful lives when provided the right guidance, support and opportunities.


 


This position is on a federal Abilityone contract that requires that most of the work hours are performed by employees with disabilities. Due to program requirements, this particular position must be filled by a person with a disability.


 


 


Job Summary:  This position is responsible for determining eligibility for travel entitlement for Veterans.


Essential Duties:


             Obtain identifying information telephonically for immediate action for transport


             Insures eligibility for care and contacts appropriate staff member for verification


             Schedules appropriate transport time and provides information regarding hospital policy and procedures


             Engage all other resources for difficult questions and/or concerns


             Maintains and monitors patient appointments and schedules to ensure future dates are met


             Communicate delays in scheduled transports to appropriate staff and patients


             Verifies benefit eligibility determinations


             Outlines beneficiary travel benefits to which the patient has entitlement


             Attempts to resolve complaints of a local administrative nature and refers other complaints to appropriate authorities


             Coordinates and/or schedules patient’s appointments with other clinics or specialties


             Receives and handles concerns ensuring that quality service is rendered in a timely competent and caring manner


             Research problems and/or reviews issues and requests related to information regarding provisions for transport eligibility


             Identifies and recommends ways of eliminating, combining, simplifying or improving procedures and processes


             Works on special projects and prepares special recurring reports as directed


             Gives guidance and initiates action as appropriate


             Copies, files and transport accurate documentation and enters information
Required Qualifications :

Experience/Skills: 


             Must have experience with Microsoft Office software, Excel and Outlook


             Must have experience with sending and receiving emails


             Must have great communications skills


             Must have an excellent speaking voice


             Excellent proof-reading skills and grammar needed


Other Requirements:  Requires background check


Physical Demands:  Must be able to sit for extended periods of time


 


Bobby  Dodd  Institute  (BDI)  is  a  501(c)(3)  nonprofit  dedicated  to  helping  people  of  differing  abilities  maximize  their  potential  through  supportive  services.  BDI  offers  a  continuum  of  support  for  all  ages,  stages  and  levels  of  need  for  people  with  disabilities  and  their  families


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