Authorization Specialist – RCIL – Utica, NY

Starting Pay Rate: $17.44 per hour


  • Flexible work schedule menu to include the ability to work: a four-day work week, nine-day biweekly schedule with a three-day weekend every other week, or a typical five-day work schedule.
  • 16 annual vacation days, 12 annual sick days, and 11 annual paid holidays
  • 401K 6% match
  • Heavily subsidized health/vision/dental insurance
  • Additional benefits available

Job Duties:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Communicate with health insurance companies related to authorizations of services.
  • Process, maintain documentation, and ensure the accuracy of incoming program referrals and authorizations.
  • Monitor and track ongoing authorizations and Medicaid eligibility.
  • Contact authorizing source and program staff of expiring authorizations.
  • Research, respond to, and correct errors with rosters and reauthorizations.


  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • One-to-two years of experience working with authorizations for services and insurance companies.
  • Knowledge of Medicaid is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

COVID-19 vaccination is required for this position. RCIL will engage in the accommodation process when an exemption is requested.

RCIL is a civil rights organization that offers individuals with disabilities a wide range of independent living and advocacy services through the numerous programs we manage.

Travel Required: No

Location: Utica, NY

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