ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct contact with the client, injured employees and healthcare providers to determine RTW potential and coordinate RTW efforts
Active participation in RTW efforts with examiner and nurse case managers.
Actively works with physicians to clarify medical restrictions, limitations and their impact on work functionality.
Works with client locations to identify job functions that can be modified and creates a bank of potential RTW job descriptions for future use
Monitors injured workers RTW status to increase functional ability before RTW period expires
Sets follow-ups to re-review claims where function is expected to increase and/or release to RTW is anticipated
Accurate RTW screen coding and documentation of RTW efforts and outcomes
Identify trends and barriers to RTW to work with internal partners (Customer Delivery) to develop proactive solutions
Assist in internal and external audits and presentations, and participates in external customer meetings.
Requires regular and consistent attendance.
Complies with all safety rules and regulations during work hours in conjunction with the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).
Additional duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and influence skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong customer service skills
Excellent negotiating skills
Ability to prioritize, effectively manage multiple tasks, work in a fast paced environment and meet multiple deadlines, maintaining accurate, complete, and updating as changes occur
Strong computer skills.
Bachelor's degree in Vocational Rehabilitation or Registered Nurse.
Minimum of three years providing vocational rehabilitation services or three years as a rehab or occupational health nurse
Extensive experience in Workers' Compensation.
Considerable exposure to medical conditions and terminology; knowledge of impact of medical conditions on work functioning, job task analysis and worksite accommodations
Considerable experience with presenting in front of external customers regarding trending analysis and consultative services on RTW.
CorVel Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CorVel will be based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Except where required or permitted by law, employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, handicap or disability, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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