Eligibility Outreach Worker - Yuma Clinic/ NON-Exempt
Promotion of health programs through coordinated comprehensive and effective outreach efforts. Service clientele by greeting incoming patients/clients, screening for medical coverage eligibility available through different programs and assisting with the application process, registering patients, and provides information regarding Sunset Community Health Center. Processes applications and obtains patient data; verifies information of all patients’ eligibility for participation Medicaid and Sliding Fee Scale programs. To be successful in the position an individual must have knowledge of community based programs, familiar with Medicare, Medicaid/ AHCCCS and sliding fee scales, or a variety of health insurance programs and how they work.
Qualifications include: Must be proficient in verbal and written languages of English and Spanish.
Must be able to obtain an AZ State Fingerprint card, or if currently do not have one- must submit an application for one within 5 business days of hire.
Must be able to successfully pass a background check and health & drug screen.
Skills / Requirements
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Associated Degree (A.A.) from a two-year college in a related field and/or any combination of experience may substitute; 1-3 years experience in front office, customer service, experience in sales, experience in interview techniques, and extensive public relations/contact work experience; experience and knowledge of health care programs available through state and federal programs, such as Medicaid/AHCCCS, Kidscare, Premium Sharing and DES; 1-3 years experience/ability to accurately enter data into PC software.
Job Status: Full Time