Job Details

Disability Claims Specialist

Company name

Illinois Department of Human Services

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2019

Valid Through

May 29,2019

Posted on

Feb 12,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 4612 to 6990 Annually

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Disability Claims Specialist
DUTIES: Under the general direction of the Geographical Section Chief, Bureau of Disability Determination Services (DDS), Division of Rehabilitation Services, serves as staff assistant, providing a wide variety of technical and procedural training and public relations activities directed toward accurate, expedient case processing; provides adjudication skills to assist in completing the assigned/transferred cases; provides information concerning the disability program, answers questions regarding specific cases and/or resolves complaints made by individuals or agencies, offering intra-agency assistance by working with other Human Services components; assists in special studies, preparation of specific correspondence as directed to medical practitioners, state legislators and federal congressmen; makes recommendations pertaining to complex vocational issues submitted for assessment by professional adjudicative staff at initial and all appellate levels in order to determine the ability of the customers to engage in work activity.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: Requires a bachelor’s degree with major courses in medical, premedical, legal, paralegal, nursing, psychology, pharmacy, health, biological sciences, physical sciences, business administration, management or disability claims adjudication. Requires extensive knowledge of program and policies relating to the disabled and provisions of the Social Security Act and Amendments and Social Security Administration and bureaus involved in Disability Programs. Requires extensive knowledge of medical terminology, body systems, impairments and understanding of their disabling effects. Requires knowledge and understanding of basic personal computer including, but not limited to, keyboarding skills and disability claims processing system.
CLOSING DATE: 02/22/19 04:30 PM

Additional info

Job #BDDS110038

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Department of Human Services
401 South Clinton Street
Chicago, IL 60607

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