Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
The incumbent serves as first point of customer contact regarding such matters as order management, product complaints, service complaints, adverse events, and general inquiries. Responsible for initial intake, documentation, and distribution of customer need as required. Provides independent resolution to moderately complex inquiries and responsible for investigation of problems related to shipment of products, returns, credits and orders.
- Provides first point of contact for all customer inquiries and product/service complaints through phone, fax, email, or online.
- Provides first point of contact for order entry for both institution and Home Patient.
- Thoroughly documents all inquiries in adherence with company procedures.
- Redirects complex or specialized concerns to appropriate team for follow up (e.g. – medical inquiries, technical product support) when applicable
- Expedites customer orders as required.
- May provide guidance and training to department new hires
- Investigates and resolves problems related to shipment of products, returns, credits, and orders.
- Handle processing and issuing credits for returns.
- Sets-up new patients as per key requirements, maintains other records, and prepares customer required reports
- Patent management for inbound and international travel requirements
- Supports resolution of errors within GFax and EDI transactions
- Manages cycler deployment process
- Manage sample export and input order
- Prepares key customer/patient metric reports and resolves
- Resolves customer questions, and handles requests, where judgment and initiative are required to resolve and/or make recommendations.
- Perform initial data collection for product complaints and adverse events which may include:
o Evaluate complaint for need to investigate and coordinate sample retrieval
o Provide complainants resolutions (written or verbal) communication for known issues
o Notification to third parties of product complaint
- Bachelor’s degree preferred in life science, health science, or related discipline.
Major Subjects / Specialties
- General Studies, Business
Type of Experience
- Customer Service experience
- Basic knowledge of broad supply chain activities
Years of Experience
- Minimum of 2 years experience in customer service
- 5 years of customer service experience
Additional Skills / Special Training / Technical Skills Required
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to thrive in a very fast paced environment
- Analytical and business problem solving skills
- Ability to facilitate and manage change
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to ask the right questions and lead conversations.
- Ability to interact effectively with all levels of professionals (RNs, patients, other medical professionals).
- Strong ability to multi-task.
- Strong orientation for metrics
- Proficient level of Baxter product and therapy knowledge.
- Bilingual in French and English, Written and Verbal
A Career That Matters
Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.
Thank you for your interest and application to Baxter. All applications will be reviewed and those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted directly.
Baxter is committed to creating and maintaining a barrier-free environment for all employees and customers. We believe in integration and equal opportunity and we are committed to treating all people with dignity and respect.