Essential Functions of the position are detailed below, and include any physical requirements below that. 1. Screens clients for eligibility for Medicaid, Medicare, Health Insurance Marketplace (HIM) and private insurance and ensures that clients understand their plans and options. 2. Acts as a liaison between client and insurance companies to ensure client receives benefits they are entitled to as well as assists with problem solving when insurance issues arise and follows up with clients regularly to ensure optimal insurance coverage. 3. Ensures clients receive financial assistance for their premiums and co-pays if eligible. 4. Maintains up-to-date and accurate client files and databases, as required by agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies in the course of performing job expectations. 5. Coordinates with Lake County Health Department staff to identify persons with HIV/AIDS who are not receiving case management. 6. Ensures that client is aware of all available programs to them including but not limited to other Catholic Charities programs and helps clients complete any required paperwork to participate in said programs. 7. Completes all required documentation in accordance with agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies. 8. Must be fluent in English and Spanish to provide language interpretation for clients with limited English proficiency.
PLEASE NOTE: Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Climb up and down up to 3 flights of stairs at a time.
Other Requirements Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to: Background check, including any program specific requirements Driver's License and reliable transportation Additional Requirements: Proficient in Microsoft Office Products. This position may require occasional evening and weekend hours.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Relevant Education: Preferred: Bachelor's Degree Minimum: Associate's Degree in Social Service Field.
Relevant Experience: Preferred: 5 years of relevant experience Minimum: 3 years of relevant experience
The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago is an equal opportunity employer and consideration for employment is made without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For purposes of OFCCP (Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs) compliance, all initial submissions received through this website will be treated as job seekers.