Health Benefit Counselor

Charles River Community Health Brighton, MA
PLEASE NOTE:

* Successful candidates will be bilingual Spanish/English.

* This position may work in both Waltham and Brighton locations.

POSITION: Health Benefits Counselor

STATUS: Non-exempt

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Patient Service Coordinator

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/A

DUTIES:

* Assists clients with completion of forms and applications as needed, to obtain health insurance and/or other financial and health information relating to Mass Health, ACA, ACO, and Uncompensated Care.

* Follow up on patient enrollment status and patient documentation requirements.

* Develops working relationships with staff of other community agencies to make referral process more efficient.

* Assists with the acquisition and development of culturally sensitive education materials for use in community outreach and education programs.

* Attends all necessary DPH and related meetings pertaining to various grants and contracts.

* Works collaboratively with other Health Center staff in meeting JCAHO accreditation and other regulatory and/or funding requirements.

* Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Mature responsible individual; team-oriented.

* Strong organizational and communication skills.

* Experience in health care or social service preferred.

* Ability to work one evening a week.

* Fluency in Spanish

* High School graduate, Associates Degree preferred.

* Experience in diverse culture preferred.

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