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Disability Determination Specialist



Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Department: Administration
Posted: 11-20-2018
Location Name: MAMHA - Montgomery County
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: Full time
Shift: 1st Shift

                                                                             

 

                                                            JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:                          Disability Determination Specialist

CLASSIFICATION:              Administrative Specialist III

 

SALARY RANGE:               $27,132.00 - $41,285.00

 

SUPERVISOR:                     Director of Fiscal Affairs

 

 

DEFINITION:

 

This is responsible work of a clerical nature in the area of preparing document information and ensuring security and confidentiality of medical records.

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

 

Responds to requests for medical information from Social Security, Attorneys, or consumer within ten (10) days of receipt of request.

 

Prepare and assemble large mail-outs of program materials.

 

Faxes copies of medical records to appropriate agencies, attorneys or consumers as appropriate.

 

Responsible for follow-up work to ensure all application requests are complete with all necessary

data and supporting documents are dispatched within ten (10) days of receipt of request.

 

Scans appropriate documents into AVATAR as requested.

 

Enters data into the AVATAR System and current computer system.

 

Compares data on screen with resource documents to detect errors and initiate corrective action.

 

Assists with pulling records and filing as needed.

 

Provides back-up support for the Billing Office staff as needed.

 

Assists with switchboard operations and provides back-up support to switchboard when necessary.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (Continue)

Disability Determination Specialist

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Ability to work independently and perform clerical assignments with moderate directions.

 

Ability to communicate effectively in written documentation and verbally .

 

Ability to meet deadlines.

 

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

 

Basic computer literacy required.

 

Working knowledge of business practices, correspondence and typing formats, including correct

English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.

 

Ability to greet visitors, answer the phone and answer or refer incoming inquiries from the public.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High School graduate or equivalent plus five (5) years experience in medical required. Associate degree or higher in appropriate field preferred

 

Driver’s license with driving record that is acceptable to our insurance carrier.

 

Reliable transportation required.

 

Revised October 2014