Shift: Days - M & W - 10am - 6pm, TU, TH & FRI - 8am - 4pm
Interviews and assists patients with the medical assistanceapplication process through the gathering of pertinent financial, demographicand other data to acquire medical assistance under Medicaid, Managed Care andcharity care programs. Reviews supporting documentation, explains hospitalpolicies and procedures related to the process. Verifies data and accesses patients' ability to pay for medicalservices. Provides other assistance in registration, intake and medicalassistance no grant (Mang) case management.
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Social Work or aBehavioral Science is required. (Must provide official college/universitytranscript at time of interview)
Two (2) years of work experience in hospital finance/revenue Cycleoperations is required.
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout the Cook CountyHealth and Hospitals System is required.
Bilingual English/Spanish is required. (Proficiency may be assessed at time of interview)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHERCHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of the managed care environment, third partyreimbursement, hospital and community services and hospital and health carepolicies.
Knowledge of Medicaid eligibility requirements and Cook CountyHealth and Hospitals System and the Department of Human Services policies andprocedures.
Ability to compile, organize, prepare and maintain an assortmentof records and information in an effective manner and according to CCHHSpolicies and procedures.
Strong customer service skills with the ability to work with amulti-culturally and economically diverse patient population.
VETERANPREFERENCE PLEASE READ
When applyingfor employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preferenceis given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forcesof the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
Totake advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meetthe minimum qualifications for the position.
Identifyself as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to thequestion by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
Attacha copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22(Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the onewith the latest date. Coast Guard mustsubmit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Departmentof Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After9/11). Discharge papers must list andHonorable Discharge Status. Dischargepapers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
Acopy of a valid State ID Card orDriver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, mayalso be attached to the application at time of filing.
Ifitems are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANSMUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARDOR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and VisionCoverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and DeferredCompensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, andSick Time
You may also qualifyfor the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATIONFILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exceptionof those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must becredentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging tothe National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or theAssociation of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Originalcredentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employmentare contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional &employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriatelicensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employmentdrug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOKCOUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.