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Referral Specialist 


Are you looking for an amazing opportunity to "make a difference"??
Are you committed to providing excellent customer service in every interaction??
Then look no further…...


Community First Health Centers is currently looking for an exceptional Referral Specialist to join our team at our New Haven medical facility. The ideal candidate for this role will be enthusiastic, motivated and a team player.

Under the supervision of the Medical Clinic Practice Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating patient care within our healthcare environment.  This position will be located out of our New Haven medical facility located at 58144 Gratiot Avenue.


Daily responsibilities of our Referral Specialist may include:

  • Promotes and maintains awareness of agency programs, services and activities
  • Maintains communication between medical staff, patient(s) and insurer(s)
  • Participates in quality improvement activities as needed/directed
  • Assists with patient referral(s) based on requirements of insurance and HMO companies
  • Assist patient(s) with setting up referral(s) and diagnostic testing; tracking of all referrals and diagnostic testing
  • Complete all prior authorization(s) needed for referral(s) and diagnostic testing; perform prior authorization(s) for patient medication as needed/directed
  • Attend meetings, seminars, workshops and conferences, as needed and approved for professional development and on behalf of Community First Health Centers
  • Assist in the development and generation of referral related or other requested reports
  • Other duties as assigned



This is a full time; 40 hours per week opportunity.

Hours will be gained Monday thru Friday; 830a - 5p but some flexibility is needed based on business demands.



Why work for Community First Health Centers?

  • Bi-Weekly Competitive Pay
  • Excellent Health Insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Michigan with low premiums and no exposure to a deductible, co-insurance or copays
  • Dental Coverage provided through Delta Dental of Michigan
  • Vision Coverage provided through VSP Vision
  • 100% Company Paid; Short Term Disability Coverage, Long Term Disability Coverage and Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
  • Buy Up Option for Life & AD&D Insurance with guaranteed issue amount that negates underwriting
  • 403(b) Thrift Savings Plan; 2% (up to 7%) annual salary employer contribution whether you participate or not!
  • Generous Holiday, Vacation and Personal time
  • Professional growth opportunities/cross training
  • Employee Recognition and Assistance Programs


Community First Health Centers: Improving the quality of life for our community!!

Position Requirements
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required
  • Two years of health care experience
  • Familiarity with medical terminology preferred
  • Familiarity with medical records preferred
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Location New Haven  
About the Organization Community First Health Centers is a non-profit, Federal Qualified Community Health Center. We have been providing health care services through our nation's health center program since 1975. We service Macomb and St. Clair counties with offices in Algonac, New Haven & Port Huron. While our focus will always be on the underserved, our doors are open to the entire community in which we practice. Our mission is to provide high quality, patient centered health care that is respectful, compassionate and accessible to all members of our community. Our care is customized to each patient and offered in a 'patient first' atmosphere with exceptional customer service.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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