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Financial Counselor - 64003191

Company: Florida Department of Transportation
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Requisition No: 340561

Agency: Department of Health

Working Title: FINANCIAL COUNSELOR - 64003191

Position Number: 64003191

Salary: $1091.54 Bi-Weekly

Posting Closing Date: 04/19/2021

Internal Agency Opportunity

Applicants accepted only from Department of Health employees, (includes OPS, Career Service, SES or SMS employees). Applicants will not be accepted from outside of the department.

If you have difficulty applying for this position, please contact People First at 877-562-7287 for assistance.

All responses provided to the qualifying questions for this vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.

This position requires a security background check and/or drug screening and participation in direct deposit. Any misrepresentations or omissions will disqualify you from employment consideration. You will be required to provide your Social Security Number (SSN) in order to conduct this background check

Only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.

The successful candidate will be required to complete the Form I-9 and that information will be verified using the E-Verify system. E-Verify is operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration to verify employment eligibility.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* This is a specialized clerical work which requires independent decision making in a very high volume area. The work involves such activities as coordination of patient flow, appointments and medical record administration. The incumbent must be able to use independent judgment and initiative as well as interact professionally with clients, staff and the public. This professional work will interview applicants to determine initial and continuing eligibility in the Aspects Program. * Interview clients and complete eligibility assessment to determine their current income and eligibility into the Aspects Program, Ryan White Part A, Part B and ADAP. Enter all client eligibility information into HMS, Provide and Care Ware. Responsible for second and/or third opportunity of accurate insurance/payer verification and update. Responsible for verifying, updating and notating in HMS system as appropriate the insurance/payer information and demographics. * Complete referral determination assessment and direct clients to needed core medical or support services. Coordinate, track and follow up with referrals to assist eligible clients to obtain access to other public and private programs for which they may be eligible; Medicaid, Medicare, State Pharmacy Assistance Programs and other state or local health care and support services. * Determine the need of medical transportation and food services and facilitate access to appropriate methods. Maintain and keep track of bus passes and food cards log. Conduct bus passes and food cards inventory monthly. * Responsible of answering telephone calls from clients and community partners. Responsible of reminder appointment calls and to clients that missed their appointments and reschedule. * Responsible of monitoring clients with eligibility to expire or expired within 30 days, contact clients and schedule appointments. Document three attempts to contact client and refer to Early Intervention Services. * Responsible for timely and correct submission of timesheet and EARS. Responsible of keeping correspondence current through emails and voicemail. Participates in staff meetings and complete all trainings required by DOH.

Incumbent may be required to work before, during and/or beyond normal work hours or days in the event of an emergency. Emergency duty required of the incumbent includes working in special needs or Red Cross shelters, or performing other emergency duties including, but not limited to, responses to or threats involving any disaster or threat of disaster, man-made or natural.

Participation in the direct deposit program is a condition of employment for all persons employed in state government. If you are not already participating in the direct deposit program, you will be expected to enroll within 31 days of employment.

Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website: http://www.sss.gov

If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.

This position is in the Career Service System. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. However, applicants claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each application submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy last interview.

This posting could be used to fill future vacancies.

This posting may fill multiple positions.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

Keywords: Florida Department of Transportation, Kissimmee , Financial Counselor - 64003191, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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