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Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselor

Company: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.
Location: Danbury
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc. Description:CIFC Health is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Certified Application Counselor and Financial Aid Eligibility Team Member to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting patients in determining their eligibility for financial aid and providing guidance on the application process. The candidate will also be responsible for providing counseling services to patients on various financial aid programs.

  • Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselors assist patients in determining their eligibility for financial aid programs (i.e. Access Health CT, Medicaid, and/or internal sliding-fee scale);
  • Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselors maintain accurate records of client interactions and financial aid applications
  • Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselor Collaborate with other team members to ensure timely and accurate updates on insurance and sliding-fee statuses
  • Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselor stay up-to-date on changes from the Office of the Healthcare Advocate and Husky programs
  • Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselor Participate in training and professional development opportunities to enhance knowledge and skills
  • Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselors train patients to be their first advocate of their health care needs
  • Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselors train one another on ongoing changes in healthcare policy to best support the CIFC Health patient population. Requirements:
    • High school Diploma, a degree in a related field is preferred (Accounting, Human Services, Social Work, would all be related fields of study).
    • Certification as a Certified Application Counselor
    • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese is strongly preferred.
    • Knowledge of healthcare financial aid programs and regulations
    • Knowledge of gross income evaluations
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other relevant software If you are passionate about making a difference in people's lives in a fast-paced and fulfilling environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Competitive compensation commensurate on licensure and experience; comprehensive fringe benefits package including 70% employer covered healthcare coverage; employer contributed retirement program; generous paid time off and 13 paid holidays.CIFC Health is a NACHC approved site, eligible for the submission of loan forgiveness applications, including the PSLF Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Closing Date: Open until filledAn Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action EmployerCompensation details: 18-22 Hourly WagePIae24d594c291-31181-33823207

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., Danbury , Financial Counselor / Certified Application Counselor, Other , Danbury, Connecticut

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