The Healthcare Consortium is an equal opportunity employer and values having a diverse staff. Employment opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established under law.


Full-time Consumer Assistance Specialist

The Healthcare Consortium is seeking a full-time (35 hrs/wk) Consumer Assistance Specialist to provide in-person assistance to individuals and small businesses in Columbia and Greene Counties applying for health insurance through the New York State of Health Marketplace, and to help people, by telephone, on-line or in-person, link to long term services and supports.  The ideal candidate must possess the ability to learn quickly, work both independently and as part of a team, and serve others with courtesy and respect. The candidate must also be motivated, organized, and very detail-oriented.

Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma, GED or TASC; basic computer skills; a good working knowledge of Columbia and Greene Counties and their public and private providers of health and human services; and, a valid driver’s license. Preference given to individuals who are bilingual.

Daily travel (reimbursed at the federal rate) using one’s own personal vehicle is required. Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Starting wage for this position is $16/hr, with a rich benefit package.

EOE in ADA-compliant facility.

Please respond with 1) a completed Application Form, 2) resume, and 3) cover letter by March 1st, 2019 to:

The Healthcare Consortium
325 Columbia Street, Suite 200
Hudson, NY 12534
ATTN: Office Manager



Employment Application

Consumer Assistance Specialist Position Description- 2019