Benefits and Eligibility Specialist

Job Number: 18-472-4871

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. 

Description: The Benefits and Eligibility Specialist (BES) is primarily responsible for obtaining, updating and verifying pertinent health benefits information and proof of residency.  The BES provides specialized advocacy and assistance to consumers who may be eligible and wish to apply, or assist in appeal, for Supplemental Security Income/Social Security Disability Income, Medicaid, Patient Assistance Program, Affordable Care Act plans, and other healthcare benefits.  The BES is supervised with under the general supervision of the Executive Assistant/Office Manager in close coordination with the unit Practice Manager. BES staff are also tasked with providing education about eligibility for services guidelines and unique health benefit coverage(s).  Two years' experience in working with Social Security disability claims, disability claims, Medicaid, and/or other benefits. Experience may not be substituted for education. 

License(s): Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required.  Certification in claims preparation by the DSHS (Department of State Health Services) is required.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm, 9:00am-6:00pm, or 10:00am-7:00pm. 

Salary: $16.27 an hour.

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)