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Case Manager-Topeka KS

Company: Healthstat, Inc
Location: Topeka
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Position Responsibilities:Provide prompt, appropriate clinical care to all client employees in conformance with company policies, clinical protocols, state regulations and ethical standards. Document all clinical care and case management activities provided in a legible, professional, thorough and timely manner. Provide case management for work-related conditions for the purposes of reducing illness and absenteeism. Assist in the coordination of second opinions for employees absent due to workers compensation or disability, as necessary in adherence with company protocols. Assist in providing referrals for client employees who need the attention of a primary care physician or specialist. Provide appropriate follow up communication with Medical Director, Clinical Operations Director and client. Provide general medical advice to the client Human Resources and Safety/Risk Management. Ensure timely and appropriate problem resolution and follow-up to patients as required. Conducts appropriate laboratory tests and quality control procedures. Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice. Maintains a clean and safe environment.Follows infection control procedures. Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information. Other duties as assigned. Special Skills/Knowledge:Complete understanding of clinic and case management procedures/protocols/policies, occupational injury management and workers' compensation, generally acquired through 5+ years of on the job experience.Requires clinical expertise to assess cases and evaluate return to work. Requires exceptional analytical ability to develop procedures and protocols and generate and interpret an array of statistical reports.Participates in the development of policies regarding health, safety and workers compensation issues.Prioritizes and organizes work to meet changing priorities.Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively with employees, physicians and other healthcare providers, supervisors/managers, administrators, claims adjusters, attorneys and departmental staff.Analytical ability necessary to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care;Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients and interact with clients/employers;A comprehensive understanding of outpatient adult nursing, patient care procedures, medical protocols, testing procedures is necessary.RequirementsCertificate from an accredited Nursing School or Associates' degree (A.S.) is required.Bachelor's degree (BSN) from four-year college or university is preferred. Currently Licensed Practical Nurse or Licensed Registered Nurse in state of practice required Certification in Occupational Health Nursing, Certification in Emergency Nursing, or Certificate in Case Management preferred. At least three years' experience as a LPN or RN in an emergency room, occupational health clinic or other ambulatory care clinic. Experience with Microsoft office products to include Word and Excel. Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations preferred. Certified Case Manager (CCM) certification strongly preferred or willing to obtain within six (6) months of employment.

Keywords: Healthstat, Inc, Topeka , Case Manager-Topeka KS, Executive , Topeka, Kansas

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