SC Appalachian Council of Governments



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ICARE (SHIP) Benefits Counselor

Education & Experience:

BS/BA degree in social services or related field and two years of human social service work experience.  Familiarity with Medicare program is a plus.
 
Required Skills:

Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.  Considerable knowledge of human service programs, community resources and delivery systems.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Gain understanding of Aging & Disability Resource Center Programs to make appropriate referrals; understanding of partner agency benefits and eligibility criteria for referral purposes; facilitate the Medicaid and Medicare application process; understanding and thorough working knowledge of SC Access and SHIPTalk to perform data entry; perform back-up duties of the I/R&A Specialist; provide information and counseling assistance and advocacy to older adults; assist consumers by assessing needs and determining eligibility, reaching available options and directing consumers to appropriate resources for services as needed; perform at outreach events discussing all programs within the agency; work as part of the team on the annual Farmer’s Market Voucher Program; complete necessary state and federal reports; and any other job duty as directed by the AAA Director and/or Executive Director.


THE SOUTH CAROLINA APPALACHIAN COUNCIL OF
GOVERNMENTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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