Financial Counselor

Meadowlark is a local not-for-profit organization focused on enhancing senior lifestyles. At Meadowlark our employees are an asset to achieving our mission of providing high-quality, person-centered care. It is a unique organization that provides daily opportunities for genuine relationship building with residents, families, and co-workers.

As a Financial Counselor at Meadowlark you will be responsible for working with residents, families, and/or DPOA’s to ensure Meadowlark receives maximum payment for all services rendered, while assisting Residents with any and all avenues of financial assistance available to them.

Below are a list of job duties as the Financial Counselor:
Recognizes residents in needs of financial assistance, helps identify benefits Residents may be entitled to, and refers them to the appropriate resource to obtain those benefits.
Prior to or upon admission to the Skilled Nursing Facility, reach out to Residents to verify the payment source, outline a plan for payment when private pay funds will exhaust, and assist the Resident with the execution of that plan.
Participate in resident care plans as applicable to discuss the payment source for current and future services and to outline for payment if private pay funds are not available.
Assists Residents with financial assistance applications, including Medicaid applications, as needed and ensures those applications are completed and turned in to the appropriate agency in a timely manner.
Advises and counsels Residents as to rights, responsibilities, and procedures with regards to payment.
Works with Resident to identify the most appropriate account resolution.
Acts as a liaison with other service areas of Meadowlark, including direct communication with the Care Transitions Leader, Household Coordinators, Clinical Coordinators, Social Worker, Director of Nursing, Health Services Director, and others as appropriate.
Arrange payment plans according to Meadowlark procedures.
Follow up with Residents who have expressed their private funds will be exhausted at a future date to ensure the Medicaid application is submitted at the time funds are exhausted.
Report at a minimum monthly to the Finance & Analytics Leader and Finance Director the Residents who will be exhausting their resources in the future, active Medicaid applications and the date they will be completed, pending Medicaid applications, and approved Medicaid applications.
Coordinate events such as Medicare Open Enrollment that directly impact the benefits of Residents.
Experience with Medicare and Medicaid preferred.
Experience in long term care or skill nursing facilities preferred.

Compensation dependent on experience. Please apply through Indeed or our website https://careers.meadowlark.org/careers-and-jobs/available-positions.