Customer Advocate

Wahpeton, North Dakota
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May 20, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Customer Advocate is responsible for assisting and educating members, providers and customers on products and plans offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota (BCBSND) and affiliated companies. This position researches, analyzes and resolves all inquiries, promoting a favorable image of the Company by demonstrating shared business values to all who contact. In addition, this position will foster and preserve reputable relationships with all members, providers and customers by providing accurate and timely information in response to all inquiries.

Essential Functions
  • Provides assistance, service and education to all internal and external members, providers, and customers. Ensures accuracy and timeliness in responding to a variety of inquiries. Processes and resolves customer issues with varying complexities, which may include system updates and/or claims research.
  • Possesses and maintains base knowledge of insurance terms and practices along with various company offered products.
  • Ensures proper follow-up regarding inquiries from both member and providers, relaying and gathering appropriate information to and from internal parties to resolve issues or discrepancies.
  • Determines proper resources to gather information and details regarding member or provider inquiries. Utilizes internal resources and databases to address specific inquiries or gather specific plan details for members and providers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Customer Interaction


Attentiveness and Listening Skills


Problem Solving and Resolution


Communication (Verbal/Written)


Flexibility and Adaptability


Education Requirements

Required: High School Diploma/GED

Preferred: Associate's

Field(s) of Study:

Experience Requirements

Required: Minimum of 1 Year

Preferred: Minimum of 1 Year

Experience Details: Minimum of 1 year of customer service or related experience is required.

Certification, Licensures & Registration Requirements

Title: N/A

State or Agency: N/A

Equivalent combination of education, experience or training determined to be acceptable by Human Resources may be substituted, unless regulated by contract or program standards

Other Information

Job Posting Policy 6.05

New employees with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota will be eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing a 90-day review. For positions outside your department, you must attain a minimum of six months of service before you can apply.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities, as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.

For questions, please email

This job posting will be closed 6/5/2019 at 8:00AM CST. No further applications will be considered.

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