Mitchell’s worker’s compensation national managed care program offers solutions for insurance carriers, third-party administrators and employers. We recommend an integrated suite of solutions that include utilization review and case management with a focus on managing total claims costs while expediting safe return to work.
*** This position is based remotely Los Angeles ***
The Field Nurse Case Manager is responsible for assessment, planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of injured/disabled individuals involved in the medical case management process. Working as an intermediary between carriers, attorneys, medical care providers, employers and employees, you will closely monitor the progress of the injured worker and report results back to the employer and insurance carrier. This will ensure appropriate and cost-effective healthcare services leading to a medically rehabilitated individual who is ready to return to an optimal level of work and functioning.
This position requires frequent driving and is considered a “field” position.
Knowledge: A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. You will be responsible for managing an average of 25-35 cases per month. A clinical background related to trauma, neurological, orthopedic, or occupational health nursing is required. Worker’s compensation experience is required.
Job Complexity: Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
Supervision: Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
Physical Requirements: Candidate must be able to sit in an office and drive a car 70-80% of an 8 hour day with the exception of lunch and break times. Candidate must be able to keyboard 40-60% of an 8 hour day with the exception of lunch and break times. Candidate must have manual dexterity. Candidate must be able to speak clearly on the telephone intermittently throughout the day. Candidate must be able to read and write English fluently. Candidate must be able to provide and confirm safe home office environment.