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Workers Compensation, Safety, and Injury Nurse Counselor in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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Job Description

Express Your Inner Greatness Within a Great Place to Work!

Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity:

 

Coordinator of Workers Compensation, Safety, and Injury Counselor

Will be responsible for the handling and oversight of work-related injuries suffered by employees of MorseLife Health System. The position will also work to improve the quality of the company’s workers’ compensation claim handling practices.

In addition, the Coordinator will work with Risk Management and the Director of Safety to operate in-service programs for management and staff as well Risk Management by offering education programs to both residents and employees.

 

How to make an impact:

  • Promptly and thoroughly investigate newly reported work injuries to determine compensability
  • Receive and document necessary information regarding each reported injury
  • Contact injured employees immediately upon notification of injury to explain workers’ compensation, as well as, the roles of the Third Party Administrator and Injury Counselor
  • Monitor each reported injury and assist the injured worker to ensure they are receiving the appropriate medical care
  • Calculate statistics and maintain OSHA logs
  • Contact physicians before and after visits to obtain work restrictions, explain the proactive transitional work program and determine the employee’s condition/treatment plan
  • Identify cases requiring medical management, surveillance or early intervention
  • Responsible for claims administration and audit reports preparation
  • Act as a liaison between management, claims adjusters, employees, insurance carriers, medical personnel and attorneys
  • Coordinates the daily operation of the MorseLife Health System safety department
  • Maintain records of all community incident reports, daily safety officer logs and liability litigation matters
  • Provides an ongoing-training program for departmental personnel. Documents and maintains all training records.
  • Serves as a liaison for the community with the police department, fire department and other governmental agencies.
  • Responsible for leading and investigating resident claims such as loss and theft preferred knowledge of workers compensation investigation
  • Responsible for creating and managing the employee safety Incentive Programs

 

Job Requirements

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • Knowledgeable regarding workers’ compensation claims processes
  • Well-versed in Federal and State workers’ compensation laws and regulations
  • Strong administrative support background with exceptional time management skills
  • Able to continuously prioritize a large caseload and meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Knowledgeable regarding the practices and procedures of Third Party Administrators
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration Certification preferred
  • Understanding of treatment protocol for initial Workers’ Compensation injuries
  • Knowledgeable regarding First Aid onsite and First Aid as assigned by the clinic
  • Familiarity with medical and insurance terminology
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to effectively communicate with a diverse group of contacts including physicians, injured workers, internal managers, employee family members, attorneys, claims adjusters and private investigators
  • Prior experience in the senior living industry is a plus
  • Clear and Active FL RN license

 

MorseLife is ideal for professionals looking to express their own Inner Greatness. Has your Inner Greatness yet to be noticed? Come join our team and we’ll help you make an impact and surpass even your own expectations!

 

Apply Now!

 

MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place.