BHS Intake Representative Job
Henry Ford Health - Ferndale, MI

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BHS Intake Representative

Requisition #: 75665
Status: Full-Time with Full-Time Benefits (40 Hours)
Business Unit: Behavioral Services
Shift: Rotating
Department: Patient Business Services - Kingswood Hospital
Weekends: Yes
Job Family: Behavioral Services
Job Function: Behavioral Health
Campus/Job Location Kingswood Hospital
Location (State/City): US-MI-Ferndale

Overview

Our health system thrives on teamwork, and we know our employees achieve the greatest results when they are working together for a common goal - to provide care for our patients. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment then we have a job for you!

Henry Ford Health System is one of the country's largest health care systems and a national leader in clinical care, research and education. Our system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan, 32 primary care centers and many other health-related entities throughout Southeast Michigan. Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, we continue to be committed to improving the health and well-being of a diverse Michigan community. In 2009 alone, Henry Ford Health System provided more than $173 million in uncompensated care. Henry Ford also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 23,000. Our health system is led by CEO Nancy Schlichting.

Responsibilities

Under general supervision, responds to inquiries from general public, physicians, behavioral health providers regarding behavioral health treatment. Arranges for patient admission or refers callers to appropriate facilities. Evaluated prospective patients and secures required medical information in accordance with established standards. Coordinates the admission process; prepares preliminary treatment plan and communicates with physician/nursing personnel regarding patient condition.

Must be flexible in regard to availability. This position is a rotating shift and will require working other shifts such as midnights, as needed, and the rotation of weekends.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- Associate's degree in behavioral health preferred.
- 1-2 related years of experience preferred.
- Strong office, clerical, and computer skills.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks at once.
- Excellent customer service skills; Ability to work well with customers such as patients, families, doctors and external customers.
- Ability to prioritize daily functions.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, weight/height, marital status, familial status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Built around a hospital founded by Detroit's favorite son, the not-for-profit Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is a hospital network...