• Client Services and Support Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Glen Allen
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(6/19/2018 3:34 PM)
    Client Service/Support
  • Overview



    Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver worldclass outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


    The primary purpose of this role is to provide a high quality support service to Allscripts clients across a product line through a team of well-trained and effective support analysts to help build, maintain and improve customer satisfaction to a level that the customer will act as a sales reference site.



    • Exercises independent judgment and discretion in planning and organizing customer support activities in order to ensure customer satisfaction
    • Manages and directs the activities of the customer support staff
    • Ensures subordinates receive adequate training to perform duties and responsibilities effectively
    • Responsible for hiring, training, rewarding and disciplining subordinates
    • Interprets and administers company policy for team members
    • Monitors support metrics and adjust priorities as appropriate
    • Responds to escalated customer issues and resolves in a timely manner
    • Communicates critical customer issues, metrics and known issues to senior management in a timely manner
    • May perform responsibilities of subordinates in their absence.
    • Works with leads to ensure staffing is adequate to handle call volume.
    • Focal point for all Support activities of the assigned Allscripts products, territories, and/or accounts, regardless of business ownership.
    • Ensures common customer metrics are maintained and monitored (example: SLA/PSP) and report monthly to identify potentially dissatisfied customers.
    • Visits customer sites and User groups to continually keep abreast of views on customer satisfaction with Allscripts support services.
    • Promotes and maintains a high quality, professional, service-oriented image among clients. Manages customer expectations regarding resolution of their service issues.
    • Generates new and improved procedures to improve customer service and customer expectations management: Identifying weaknesses and opportunities to improve the Allscripts Support service operation, create and be part of, or lead, project team to deliver improvements.
    • Helps analyze feedback from customer loyalty surveys and take appropriate actions for resolution.
    • In conjunction with Regional Support Managers, Regional Service Managers and Development Managers, develop and improve standard Operational Level Agreements for new and existing vendor/supplier relationships in order to improve service levels.
    • Improves productivity of global/regional support through process improvement, training and talent management.
    • Works with development to ensure that fixes are delivered to clients on schedule and adhere as closely as possible to the current service level standard.
    • Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the teams and/or product business' continuity plan to ensure continuity of support at all times.
    • Ensures accurate information is provided to the Development team in order to allow them to correct the software without having to refer back to the originating customer
    • Ensures regular up-to-date accurate information is recorded in the call logging system (e.g. so that customers can see progress on the support cases
    • Looks to assist in identifying Professional Services or Product Sales opportunities arising from customer calls. Ensures that these are passed on to the appropriate groups for action in order to drive increased revenue

    Product Management Accountabilities:

    • Identify and recruit internal/external talents to ensure effective mix of competencies
    • Induct new joiners in order to quickly maximize performance
    • Set and communicate team/individual objectives and KPI to inspire individuals to achieve high performance Allocate work load to fully utilize every employee's talent
    • Implement development plans and coach for individuals to reach their maximum talent
    • Provide regular constructive feedback on performance/development and address poor/mediocre performance on a timely manner
    • Recognize high performers to maintain motivation and retain key talent
    • Regularly communicate on company news and team progress against business plan
    • Create team spirit


    Academic and professional qualifications:

    • Baccalaureate or Graduate degrees in Business, Finance or Computer Science or relevant work experience
    • Strong customer support skills with demonstrated ability effectively dealing with escalated customer concerns.
    • Demonstrated success managing and developing non-exempt level positions.


    • Minimum 6 years helpdesk or overall support experience in at least one of the assigned products with 2 years successful experience of managing or working within a helpdesk or product support environment; or
    • Minimum 6 years experience in developing, supporting or using healthcare software with 2+ years relevant working experience in a healthcare organization.

    Travel requirements:

    • Able and willing to travel as required, internationally on short-term basis

    Working arrangements:

    • Primarily works in standard office environment within standard working hours

    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


    Allscripts' policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.




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