The Eligibility Specialist is responsible for assisting hospital patients with the completion of the application process for Medicaid. The Eligibility Specialist not only acts as an advocate for the patient, but also serves as a liaison to other Team members and to client hospital in a collaborative effort to facilitate eligibility coverage for incurred medical expenses.
Typical functions of this role include standing, sitting and walking a majority of the time. There are occasions when kneeling, stooping, bending or reaching may be necessary.
The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs on a regular basis. There may be occasions in which the employee must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate.