Vocational Case Manager
Company: Genex Services, LLC.
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Company Overview The Enlyte Family of Businesses Mitchell -
Genex - Coventry Enlyte is the parent brand of Mitchell, Genex and
Coventry, an organization unlike any other in the Property &
Casualty industry, bringing together three great businesses with a
shared vision of using technology innovation, clinical services and
network solutions to help our customers and the people they serve.
Our suite of products and services enable our employees to help
people recover from challenging life events, while providing
opportunities for meaningful impact and career growth. Job
Description Currently seeking a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida -area. Coordinates and implements
the vocational training or retraining necessary to return the
claimant to the workplace. Conducts transferable skills analysis,
vocational testing/evaluation, job analysis, and job search
activities. Coordinates claimant participation in various programs,
activities and services designed to prepare them for re-entry to
the workforce. Responsibilities:
- Coordinates the individual's vocational training program while
maximizing cost containment by getting the injured worker back to
work. Performance is monitored by supervisors and is evaluated in
relation to the overall branch performance/revenues.
- Conducts vocational assessment interviews and tests, which, in
conjunction with the medical information and release, will allow
the formulation of vocational goals. Must practice proper testing
techniques and interpret the results without error to avoid
complicating the claimant's rehabilitation and return to work.
- Works with the physicians and therapists to set up medical
assessments to identify physical and mental capabilities which will
aid in counseling the injured worker on vocational alternatives
should limitations call for another type of work, or if necessary
and appropriate, retraining.
- Researches training and pain programs, coordinates
participation and monitors the individual's success over the course
of the program.
- Works with employers (past or potential) and employment
placement facilities on modifications to job duties based on
medical limitations and the employee's functional assessment.
Conducts job analysis to ensure a match before placing the client
in the job; obtains, when necessary, physician approval.
- Provides job search skills training to claimants. Instructs on
completing applications, identifying job markets and improving
interview skills. Counsels them on alleviating anxiety and dealing
with potentially negative attitudes among employers and
- Coordinates the injured worker's appointments and arranges
and/or may personally escort them to the appointments.
- After placement, follows up by visiting the worksite, and
evaluating activities and assessing performance.
- May provide expert testimony on litigated cases.
- Develops knowledge of current job market to identify
- Maintains all case documents in files ensuring a comprehensive
and detailed source of information for all parties involved in the
- Prepares detailed evaluation reports, as per account
guidelines, and case notes documenting each phase of activity as it
- Reports billing hours in accordance with case activity and
- Maintains phone contact with all parties involved to monitor,
update, and advance the vocational rehabilitation and to ensure
that the case progresses.
- Compiles a case inventory monthly for submission to the branch
manager to allow for proper billing and to calculate hours for
- Completes insurance carrier reports on a monthly (or as
required) basis, as well as other necessary paperwork for the
insurance company, state, or other regulatory bodies.
- Coordinates case management with attorneys, insurance carriers,
physicians, employers, and claimants. Serves as a main liaison in
the rehabilitation process.
- Maintains the necessary credentials and demonstrates
professionalism within the work place and in dealing with injured
workers. Professionalism is monitored daily by management.
- May assist in training/orientation of new staff as
- Monitors functions assigned to non-case managers and provides
input on the performance of support staff to their supervisor.
- Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications Minimum Education:
B.S., B.A., in vocational evaluation, special education, behavioral
psychology, or related field required. Masters level and/or
advanced study strongly preferred or as required by state law.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: C.R.C. or C.D.M.S.
eligibility required. Valid driver's license required. Required
Skills and Experience: Meets all vocational case management
eligibility requirements of the state/jurisdiction of hire.
Computer literacy required. Desired Skills and Experience:
Billingual preferred. Prior industry-related experience preferred.
Prior vocational case management experience preferred. Background
in state workers' compensation law and practices desirable.
Excellent interpersonal skills and phone manners. Excellent
organizational skills. Ability to set priorities. Ability to work
independently. Benefits We're committed to supporting your ultimate
well-being through our total compensation package offerings that
support your health, wealth and self. These offerings include
Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts / Flexible
Spending Accounts, Life and AD&D Insurance, 401(k), Tuition
Reimbursement, and an array of resources that encourage a lifetime
of healthier living. - The Company is an equal opportunity
employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge
of our people. The Company does not discriminate against an
applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, age, physical or mental
disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or
any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or
local law. - #LI-CF1
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