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Eligibility Specialist

Company: Tri-Ko, Inc.
Location: Osawatomie
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Eligibility Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting persons requesting services in the Community Developmental Disabilities Organization (CDDO) catchment area for intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals. Employee will coordinate and complete documentation for service referrals and assist individuals in exploring funding resources. Eligibility Specialist will coordinate scheduling and complete all Functional Assessments for the CDDO area. Complete confidentiality is required. Directly responsible to the CDDO Director. Complete initial Functional Assessment on all individuals determined eligible for I/DD Services and annual assessments as needed.Serve as the Single Point of Application, Determination, and Referral for Miami, Linn, and Anderson Counties. Process all referrals according to locally developed policies to determine whether an individual is eligible or ineligible for Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) Services. Complete courtesy screenings for other requesting CDDO's. Assist with the completion of required reports, committee requests, and functional assessment documentation. Impartially share information about all affiliated service providers available in the region. Coordinate tours of available providers for eligible individuals upon request. Participate in local CDDO/CSP Meetings and the Quality Assurance Committee. Update affiliated providers monthly of status of all referrals. Coordinate and/or complete documentation for all referrals in addition to documentation/ minutes for all referral meetings. Provide professional representation of the CDDO to the other community professionals through meetings and contacts. Complete PASRR screenings.

Keywords: Tri-Ko, Inc., Overland Park , Eligibility Specialist, Other , Osawatomie, Kansas

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