Henry Ford Health System Case Management Associate (Full-tme - Day Shift) - Behavioral Health - Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan

Position Summary:

The Behavioral Health Associate Case Manager’s responsibility is to provide patient care management services for identified behavioral health patients who are currently involved in an Allegiance Health Behavioral Health program.

The Behavioral Health Case Manager will engage identified behavioral health patients in a collaborative process of identifying, planning, accessing and advocating for, coordinating, monitoringand evaluating resources, supports and services necessary to optimize their functioning and well-being. This includes coordinating services within and between Allegiance Health Behavioral Health programs, providing and coordinating referrals to needed community services and resources and facilitating transitions of care to maximize effectiveness of care and a positive patient experience.

The Behavioral Health Case Manager will function as a core member of a collaborative care team that involves the patient’s primary treatment provider, a consulting psychiatrist and other health providers that may be involved in the patient’s inpatient and outpatient behavioral health care.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Experience working with underserved, transient populations.

  • Experience working with patients who have co-occurring mental health, substance abuse, and physical health problems.

  • Discharge planning and behavioral health case management required

  • Exceptional computer and analytical skills required

  • Knowledge of behavioral health care of adult patients is required;

  • Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities among multiple requests required

  • Must be capable of standing, walking, stooping, bending and lifting up to 25 pounds.

  • Must have previously completed or does complete motivational interviewing training within six months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Social Worker license in the State of Michiganpreferred

  • Minimum of two years of experience working with behavioral health patients in an ambulatory and/or community health setting preferred

  • Working knowledge/experience in utilization management, managed care, and payer issues is preferred

    Overview

    Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

    care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes

    the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

    insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

    network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

    full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

    The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

    employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The

    health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com.

    Benefits

    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness

    and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other

    benefits and services.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    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, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.