Seeking part time- experienced nurse case manager to provide injury case management services to our client. In addition candidate should be willing to learn workers compensation Utilization Review Services.
Ideal candidate will have experience in workers compensation injury management, responsible for helping those with occupational illness or injuries., access medical care and assist in returning the injured worker back to work. Their duties include telephonic case management with injured works and possibly their families. Connecting clients with professional services and maintaining consistent communication with clients to assess their wellbeing and make changes to their treatment plan as needed.
This position as a Case Managers will need you to perform several tasks to achieve the best outcomes for the injured worker.
Assessing clients’ physical and mental wellness, needs, preferences and abilities and using these to develop tailored care plans
Working with injured workers and their supervisors, to put injury care plans in place
Listening to injured workers concerns and providing intervention as required
Documenting clients’ progress in a computer program designed for this client.
Evaluating injured workers progress periodically and adjusting as needed to improve outcomes
Following up with injured workers who have returned to work to ensure they are still in good physical and mental health
Willing to learn and support UR staff in rendering determinations.
Compassionate and able to relate to different injured workers with various needs
Motivational to encourage injured workers to follow their care plans
Strong verbal and written communication skills to explain to injured workers and professionals the case and care plan and maintain good case records
Critical thinking and problem solving to determine the best care plan for each injured worker after assessing clients, analyzing notes from health care and social workers
Flexibility to change care plans if they are not getting the best results
Organization to manage several different cases at once
Computer literacy to maintain and manage case records