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CSR 2 – Outreach (Newton, Jasper and Tyler Counties)

MAXIMUS, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted July 6, 2021.

Position provides effective customer services via telephone and in person to clients and community members regarding the selection, enrollment, and eligibility requirements for various Texas Health and Social Services Programs by utilizing excellent, in-depth knowledge of enrollment requirements program information and polices.

Identifies, develops, and builds relationships with community, state and faith based organizations to enhance presence in the community.

Conducts outreach including phone calls, home visits and community presentations in the field in accordance with project policy and procedures (70% of the time).

Solely responsible for a specific geographic area and related tasks for that area.

Travels independently using proper safety precautions.

Conducts one-on-one and group outreach presentations to recipients and community members within a specific territory or initiative.

Work environment varies and is mobile.

Presents program education and enrollment options to recipients to encourage recipient action.

Presents managed care options to recipients and assists them in using their health care and dental plans and community resources as needed.

Identifies, develops, builds and maintains positive relationships with county staff, state agencies, and community/faith based groups to enhance presence in the community.

Retrieves, researches, and analyzes data from multiple data bases to answer client concerns and Completes direct data entry into designated internal automated systems in accordance with EB Project policies and procedures.

Identifies issues, problem solves and escalates unresolved issues and concerns to management immediately and regularly.

Establishes and maintains knowledge of community and participates in community events, health fairs, and other activities as needed.

Multi-tasks in several computer applications at once while holding conversation with client.

Responsible for documenting activity in automated systems and reporting outcomes on a daily/ weekly basis.

Responsible for ensuring confidentiality of client information.

Uses customer services skills to adapt to situations and deal with clients face to face.

Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends and evenings.

Assists other Outreach Counselors and other team members with management and completion of daily duties to ensure compliance with contract standards and requirements.

May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when having client in-person interaction for precautionary measures Provide customer service inbound support via telephone when needed to assist the EB Call Center department Performs other duties as may be assigned by management.Requirements: Bilingual Required High School diploma or equivalent One year of experiences dealing with the public or in a customer service role required Two years of human services experience preferred Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

Knowledge of Excel preferred.

Ability to work with customers in a caring and respectful manner and with due understanding of and consideration for their unique circumstances.

Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.

Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment.

Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently.

Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Occasionally lifts, carries, or otherwise moves items weighing up to 25 pounds.

Work is often performed conducting home visits, presentations, and part in an office environment.

Reliable transportation with proper insurance and Texas Driver’s License that meets the State of Texas requirements.

Highly developed problem-solving skills preferred.

Demonstrated ability to build high performing teams preferred.

Medicaid knowledge preferred.