Job Class: Rehabilitation Counselor, Senior
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 11/19/2020
Closing Date: 12/2/2020
Hiring Agency: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Division/Unit: Vocational Rehab Unit VR#2 - Duluth
Work Shift/Work Hours: 8:00 am
Days of Work: Monday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $23.27 - $33.97 /hourly; $48,588 - $70,929 /annually
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
NOTE -- This vacancy is being posted at two levels: Rehabilitation Counselor, Senior (Job ID 42605) and Rehabilitation Counselor, Career (Job ID 42592). Only one position will be filled; the level at which the position is filled will be determined by the appointee's qualifications.
This position exists to provide specialized vocational rehabilitation services and medical monitoring in accordance with the workers' compensation law, the rehabilitation rules, and consideration of the rights and responsibilities of the injured worker to facilitate the resolution of a claim for benefits by return to work or other positive result.
Bachelor's degree and certification as a Certified Disability Management Specialist AND be a registered QRC, eligible to be registered as a QRC or QRC intern.
Knowledge of medical management, medical terminology and vocational counseling theories and techniques that can be applied to assist injured workers with returning to work within their restrictions. The ability to identify and remove barriers that result in clients successfully returning to work.
Knowledge of workers' compensation statute and the rehabilitation rules sufficient to function as a professionally objective qualified rehabilitation consultant.
Knowledge of community-based resources and the ability to collaborate with these entities to remove barriers so clients can successfully return to work.
Knowledge of the Minnesota Workers' Compensation Law, and the Rehabilitation Rules, Department of Labor and Industry policies and VRU procedures.
It is the policy of Labor and Industry (DLI) that all employees submit to a driver's license check prior to employment when driving a vehicle is a requirement of the position. Possession and maintenance of a valid driver's license is required for this position.
Master's degree and certification as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor or a Certified Disability Management Specialist AND be a registered QRC, eligible to be registered as a QRC or QRC Intern.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
Effective July 1, 2009, legislation provides that the top five Recently Separated Veterans, who apply and meet the qualifications for the vacancy, must be granted an interview. To be considered a Recently Separated Veteran, you must meet all the following criteria:
Have separated under honorable conditions from any branch of the armed forces of the United States;
Have served on active duty for 181 consecutive days or more or for the full period ordered to active duty OR have separated by reason of disability incurred while serving on active duty;
Be a United States citizen or resident alien;
Have served in active military service at any time on or after September 11, 2001 as shown on your form DD-214.
To be considered under this legislation, you must meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting; meet all of the above RSV criteria; and submit a copy of your DD-214 form by the closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Caren Miller 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155, or Caren.Miller@state.mn.us
Effective August 1, 2012, legislation provides state agencies with the option to appoint certain disabled veterans on a non-
competitive basis if you meet all of the following criteria:
Meet service requirements and have a verified service-connected disability rating of at least 30%.
Provide qualifying documentation verifying the disability.
Meet all of the Minimum Qualifications identified in this posting.
To be considered under this legislation you must submit all documentation by the closing date via mail, e-mail or fax to: Caren Miller 443 Lafayette Road N, St. Paul, MN 55155, or Caren.Miller@state.mn.us, or fax 651-284-5723.
If you have questions about the position, contact Caren Miller at Caren.Miller@state.mn.us or 651-284-5119.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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