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Healthcare Enrollment Specialist

Company: Family Health Centers of San Diego
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Impact Lives, Impact CommunityFamily Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is passionate about providing exceptional health care to all, especially underserved communities with limited health care options. Founded by a Latina grandmother/community advocate over 50 years ago in Barrio Logan, FHCSD has grown into one of the largest community health systems in the country. With over 62 sites, over 227,000 patients, and over 417,000 visits last year, we provide a wide variety of health care and outreach services to a very diverse patient population. We are proud of our mission, our lasting community impact, and the cultural and individual diversity of our staff.General Job Description *The Healthcare Enrollment Specialist is responsible for providing health insurance screenings and application assistance to low-income individuals.Job Roles *Conducts health insurance options education at appropriate agency and community sites. Attends community meetings and trainings as needed.*Documents contacts, maintains files, and submits program statistics as needed. Utilizes an enrollment verification system to document outcomes. Timely and complete submission of project logs/data reports.*Meets department application assistance productivity standards of 4 applications per day.*Performs other duties as assigned.*Provides health insurance eligibility determination and application assistance at assigned clinic and community sites.Education/Certifications/Licenses/Registrations *Ability and means to travel as needed in a timely manner within San Diego County, to locations that may have limited access to public transportation; proof of liability and property damage insurance on vehicle used is required.*Certified Enrollment Counselor Certification must be obtained within 90 days of hire and maintained while in this position.*High school graduate or GED equivalency required.Experience/Specialized skills (including Language) *Ability to work effectively with other organizations.*Ability to work effectively with patients from diverse social, cultural and economic groups.*Ability to work independently and use critical thinking skills.*Basic knowledge of Medi-cal, Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans, Covered California, CalFresh, and private insurance.*Bilingual in English/Spanish required.*Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.*Intermediate Written and verbal communication skills.Physical Requirements/Working Environment Bending (neck): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Bending (waist): RARELY (0-1 HRS)Carrying 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Carrying 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Carrying 25 - 50 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Carrying 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERCarrying 75 lbs: NEVERClimbing (ladder): NEVERClimbing (stairs): RARELY (0-1 HRS)Driving: To drive from one clinic or another, or in the community: REGULAR DRIVING (MORE THAN 3 DAYS PER WEEK)Exposure to blood borne pathogens and biohazards: NOExposure risk to aerosol-transmitted diseases-YESExposure to dust, gas, fumes, or chemicals: Office supplies. Exposure to patient home environments.Fine manipulation: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Kneeling: NEVERLifting 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Lifting 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Lifting 25 - 50 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Lifting 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERLifting over 75 lbs: NEVERPower Grasping: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Pulling 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Pulling 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Pulling 25 - 50 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Pulling 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERPulling over 75 lbs: NEVERPushing 0 - 10 lbs: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Pushing 11 - 25 lbs: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Pushing 25 - 50 lbs: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Pushing 51 - 75 lbs: NEVERPushing over 75 lbs: NEVERReaching (above shoulder level): NEVERReaching (below shoulder level): OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Repetitive use of hand: CONSTANTLY (6+ HS)Simple Grasping: FREQUENTLY (3 - 6 HRS)Sitting: CONSTANTLY (6+ HRS)Standing: OCCASIONALLY (1 - 3 HRS)Twisting: NEVERUse of Personal Protective Equipment: NOWalking: RARELY (0-1 HRS)Working around equipment and machinery: Office equipmentAges of Patients Served: N/AIn the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base range for this position, exclusive of fringe benefits or potential bonuses.$19.50 - $22.00If you are hired at Family Health Centers of San Diego, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, jurisdictional requirements, skills, education, and/or experience. In addition to these factors - we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity of our current team members as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the range mentioned above is what we reasonably expect to pay for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range would not be typical in order to allow for future and continued salary growth. We also offer a generous compensation and benefits package (more information on our benefits offerings is available here:

Keywords: Family Health Centers of San Diego, San Diego , Healthcare Enrollment Specialist, Other , San Diego, California

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