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Customer Service Representative

Fresenius Medical Care North America

Fresenius Medical Care North America

Customer Service
Lawrence, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

This is a remote position with working hours of M-F 11:30am EST to 8:00pm EST.


Communicates information and acts as a resource for clients by telephone and fax. Gathers necessary information from clients to help in providing timely and accurate laboratory results (reports).


  • Accountable for outstanding customer service to all external and internal customers.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships through effective and timely communication.
  • Takes initiative and action to respond, resolve and follow up regarding customer service issues with all customers in a timely manner.
  • Contacts clients of abnormal test results, problems with specimens and requisitions, verify information.
  • Assists clients with questions regarding status of tests, test requirements, specimen handling, etc.
  • Assists clients with requests for changes to their requisitions, critical values, and patient information.
  • Documents all calls into appropriate systems.
  • Communicates with Sales and Clinical Support Reps about clients.
  • Communicates with all departments to resolve client questions and problems in a timely manner.
  • Acts as a resource person for complex questions regarding reports, technical issues, dialysis procedures, etc.
  • Helps orient and instruct new staff.
  • Provides input for improvement of department policy and procedures.
  • May provide assistance to junior staff with more general support tasks that require a better understanding of functions, as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • May refer to senior staff for assistance with higher level problems that may arise.
  • Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Assists with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Must be able to sit for an extended period of time.
  • No travel requirements


High School Diploma required


  • 1 – 2 years’ related experience.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Prior experience in medical/laboratory customer service setting.
  • Prior call center experience and/or multi-line phone system.

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.