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State of Wyoming BEBP07-2024-00862-Eligibility Specialist-Cheyenne in United States

BEBP07-2024-00862-Eligibility Specialist-Cheyenne

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BEBP07-2024-00862-Eligibility Specialist-Cheyenne

Salary

$24.78 - $27.53 Hourly

Location

Cheyenne, WY

Job Type

Permanent Full-time

Job Number

2024-00862

Department

Department Of Health

Opening Date

05/15/2024

Closing Date

Continuous

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Wyoming Department of Health, Health Care Financing, Client Services Unit, is seeking a Benefits & Eligibility Specialist for Cheyenne.

This position will serve as a Benefits and Eligibility Specialist for the Medicaid Client Services Unit. This position is responsible for determining eligibility for Wyoming's Long Term Care programs.

Human Resource Contact: wdhrecruit@wyo.gov

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level.

  • Assesses and analyzes current life and financial circumstances to determine eligibility and provide long-term care (LTC) medical assistance to individuals and families in need

  • Makes eligibility determinations and performs case management.

  • Responsible and accountable for timely and accurate LTC determinations.

  • Interact with clients and other State agencies/divisions to determine initial eligibility for programs involving Federal and State Funds. Responsible for determining which program(s) best meet the needs of the client.

  • Policy review and training

  • Interaction with Community, State, and Federal Partners Preparation for and participation in hearings

Qualifications

PREFERENCES:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with a bachelor's degree in a relatedfield or equivalent experience in the related field.

  • 3-5 years of progressive work experience in a healthcare setting.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Computer literacy and ability to use word processing and tables/mathematical software

  • Knowledge of and ability to communicate and interact with individuals who have cognitive, emotional, and/or physical disabilities

  • Mathematical knowledge and ability to make basic and/or algebraic calculations without error

  • Knowledge of and skill in clear, concise, and grammatically correct verbal and written communication.

  • Ability to analyze and apply correct policy and procedure to diverse case and client circumstances so that cases are completed without error.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Experience:

0-1 year of progressive work experience (typically in Benefits and Eligibility) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Benefits and Eligibility Specialist I

OR

Education & Experience Substitution:

3-4 years of progressive work experience (typically in Benefits and Eligibility) with acquired knowledge at the level of a Benefits and Eligibility Specialist I

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

None

Necessary Special Requirements

PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying light items, driving an automobile, etc.

NOTES:

  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

  • The Wyoming Department of Health is an E-Verify (https://www.e-verify.gov/) employer.

Supplemental Information

048-Wyoming Department of Health - Division of Healthcare Financing

Clickhere (https://ai.wyo.gov/divisions/human-resources/consultative-services/compensation/pay-tables-salary-averages) to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.

URL:http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm

The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

Working for the State of Wyoming provides employees with a range of valuable benefits and offers a fulfilling career path. Employees enjoy comprehensive healthcare coverage, including medical, dental, and vision plans, ensuring their well-being and that of their families. Additionally, the state offers multiple retirement plans, which provide financial security and stability for employees once their career in public services comes to an end. the state recognizes the importance of personal time and offers generous paid time off and flexible arrangements, allowing employees to recharge, take care of personal matters, and maintain a healthy work-life integration.

There are many benefits to living and working in Wyoming. Beautiful country with wide-open spaces, clean air, great recreational activities, and no State income tax to mention a few!

Click here (https://ai.wyo.gov/for-job-seekers) to learn more!

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