Job Code: MS - 107
Revision Date: Dec 21, 2018
$13.10 - $21.42 Hourly
$1,048.00 - $1,713.60 Biweekly
$27,238.00 - $44,558.00 Annually
We are an agency committed to innovative behavioral health services in trauma-informed care that promote healing and recovery to instill a sense of empowerment and foster a lifelong sense of resilience.
The purpose of this job is to performs administrative/clerical duties for the Benefits Assistance Program to include local travel to outpatient clinics on a regular basis. Assists consumers with chronic mental illness and/or IDD in obtaining Social Security Disability Benefits through clear, effective and efficient Medicaid Policy, Programs and Billing. This job involves fact checking, record keeping and advocacy on behalf of their clients. It follows established policies & procedures. Places priorities in assisting consumers obtain Supplemental Security Income/Medicaid.
This class works under close supervision according to set procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires an Associate's Degree in Behavioral Sciences supplemented by one (1) year of experience working with claims processing, insurance, office administration or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Experience with trauma-informed services; cognitive behavioral therapies, including DBT; and motivational therapies including the use of incentives, preferred.
Required Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of trauma-informed theories, principals, and practices (includes multi-faceted understanding of concepts such as community trauma, intergenerational and historical trauma, parallel processes, and universal precautions), preferred.
Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Special Certifications and License
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
Emergence Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Emergence Health Network to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.
Other Job Characteristics
Note: This Class Description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Emergence Health Network and an employee and is subject to change by the Emergence Health Network as its needs change.