Eligibility Specialist III (IMC III) – Adult Medicaid (LTC)

Work Type
Economic Services

$42,627.62 - $70,335.57

Closing Date
July 29, 2022
Posted July 25, 2022

Agency Name
Catawba County Department of Social Services

Work County

Job Location
3030 11th Ave Dr SE
North Carolina
Job Description

Salary Range:  $42,627.62 - $70,335.57 (Compensation negotiable within the salary range for fully qualified applicants. Salary rates are based on education, skill, and experience level as well as internal equity and market rates.) Catawba County Social Services is recruiting an experienced Income Maintenance Caseworker to join our team filling an advanced Eligibility Specialist III role.  In this position, you will determine eligibility for Adult Medicaid – Long Term Care and Special Assistance Programs. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
  • Salary is negotiable for applicants who are fully qualified.  (2 years or more of Income Maintenance experience, particularly Adult Medicaid or Long Term Care)
  • In order to be fully qualified, applicants must possess 2 years of experience in income maintenance eligibility (IMC) in a Department of Social Services.  However, trainees with 1 year of IMC experience may be accepted.  Trainee salary is $40,496.24.
  • Determine eligibility for the Medicaid for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled and Special Assistance programs by interviewing, researching, verifying information, and gathering data from citizens applying for assistance.
  • Primary responsibility for determining eligibility for Long Term Care, CAP, PACE, and Special Assistance
  • Interpret State and Federal guidelines and determining how they apply to each individual situation
  • Manage Data in complex computer systems
  • Explanation and enrollment in Carolina Access and proper use of electronic benefit card (EBT card)
  • Educate clients to assure they are fully aware of the change reporting requirements
  • Manage an ongoing caseload by re-determining eligibility and reacting to numerous changes under strict deadlines
  • Referral of applicants/recipients to other social services programs and community services
  • Associate’s degree in Human Services, Business, or a closely related field and 2 years of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker; or
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent and 3 years of demonstrated experience with mathematical work and/or public contact involving interviewing, gathering, and compiling information, including 2 years of experience as an Income Maintenance Caseworker.
  • Ability to self-initiate, with strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent people skills, patience, and willingness to work with a variety of personalities
  • Strong computer skills
  • Capacity to learn and work quickly, and a strong will to learn and succeed
  • Analytical skills to read, interpret, and apply complex rules and regulations
What can we offer you?
  • Working with a dynamic team dedicated to providing excellent customer services
  • Interaction with a variety of people on a daily basis
  • A challenging environment where you can use your high level technical skills
  • A professional office environment
  • Job stability in a committed organization, with a nice benefit package
  • A rewarding career, impacting the lives of others
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