Maryland Benefits Counseling Network –
Benefits Case Manager
The Maryland Benefits Counseling Network is seeking two full-time contractual Benefits Case Managers to provide benefits technical assistance and work incentives counseling to assist individuals within Maryland State psychiatric hospitals to transition successfully into the community. Positions will serve as a benefits expert and act as a liaison between patients, hospital staff, and local federal and state entitlement agencies and other community resources to identify entitlement eligibility, resolve complex technical benefit issues, and utilize expert knowledge to facilitate a timely transition from hospital to community.
This is an exciting, high-level benefits position offering flexibility in scheduling, ability to work remotely for a portion of the work week, and the opportunity to make a significance difference helping individuals transition to greater independence! This position will report to one or more Maryland State psychiatric hospitals on a weekly basis while working remotely between days spent on-site. Must be willing to travel occasionally in other areas of the state on an as-needed basis.
Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree and be knowledgeable and experienced navigating federal and State entitlement and public assistance program eligibility and policy including Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid programs. Preference will be given to applicants who are currently Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) or Community Partner Work Incentives Coordinator (CPWIC) certified and/or SOAR trained. Willing to assist the right candidate in achieving necessary certification and training. Seeking an individual who is articulate, a self-starter, proficient in developing new and effective working relationships, and a creative out-of-the-box problem solver!
Interested candidates should send resumes and direct questions to Lauren Horner, Program Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.