Sr. Medical Case Manager (CA) - Hybrid
Company: Crawford & Company
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: March 16, 2023
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--- Great Work Life Balance!
--- Monthly Bonus Program!
--- Free CEU's for licenses and certificates
--- License and national certification reimbursement
This is a work from home position requiring local field case management travel.
Candidates must reside within the San Bernardino, CA region.
RN required and National Certification highly preferred!
To provide quality case management services in an appropriate, cost effective manner. Provides medical case management service which is consistent with URAC standards and CMSA Standards of Practice and Quality Improvement Guidelines to patients/employees who are receiving benefits under an Insurance Line including but not limited to Workers' Compensation, Group Health, Liability and Disability.
May assist supervisor/manager in review of reports, staff development.
Reviews case records and reports, collects and analyzes data, evaluates client's medical and vocational status and defines needs and problems in order to provide proactive case management services.
Demonstrates ability to meet or surpass administrative requirements, including productivity, time management, quality assessment (QA) standards with a minimum of supervisory intervention.
Facilitates a timely return to work date by establishing a professional working relationship with the client, physician and employer. Coordinates return to work with patient, employer and physicians.
May recommend and facilitate completion of peer reviews and IME's by obtaining and delivering medical records and diagnostic films notifying patients.
Manages cases of various product lines of at least 3-4 areas of service (W/C, Health, STD, LTD, Auto, Liability, TPA, Catastrophic, Life Care Planning). Specifically, the case manager should be experienced in catastrophic cases plus 2-3 additional types listed above.
Renders opinions regarding case cost, treatment plan, outcome, and problem areas and makes recommendations to facilitate rehabilitation goals and RTW.
May review files for claims adjusters and supervisors.
May perform job site evaluations/summaries. Prepares monthly written evaluation reports denoting case activity, progress and recommendations in accordance with state regulations and company standards.
May obtain referrals from branch claims office or assist in fielding phone calls for management as needed.
Maintains contact and communicates with insurance adjusters to apprise them of case activity, case direction or receive authorization for services. Maintains contact with all parties involved on case, necessary for rehabilitation of the client.
May spend approximately 70% of work time traveling to homes, health care providers, job sites, and various offices as required to facilitate return to work and resolution of cases.
May meet with employers to review active files.
Reviews cases with supervisor monthly to evaluate file and obtain direction.
Upholds the Crawford Code of Business Conduct at all times.
Demonstrates excellent customer service, and respect for customers, co-workers, and management.
Independently approaches problem resolution by appropriate use of research and resources.
May perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in a health-related field is preferred. Associates or diploma in nursing also accepted.
Three years of Workers' Compensation case management with ability to independently coordinate a diverse caseload ranging in moderate to high complexity.
Based on federal, state, or local law, this position may require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Active RN home state licensure in good standing without restrictions with the State Board of Nursing.
Minimum of 1 nationally recognized Certification from the URAC list of approved certifications.
Must be able to travel as required.
Individuals who conduct initial clinical review possess an active, professional license or certification:
To practice as a health professional in a state or territory of the U.S.; and
With a scope of practice that is relevant to the clinical area(s) addressed in the initial clinical review.
Must maintain a valid driver's license in state of residence.
Demonstrated ability to handle complex assignments and ability to work independently is required.
Effective oral and written communication skills are required.
Thorough understanding of jurisdictional WC statutes.
Advanced knowledge to exert positive influence in all areas of case management.
Advanced communications and interpersonal skills in order to conduct training, provide mentorship, and assist supervisor in general areas as assigned.
Highly skilled at promoting all managed care products and services internally and externally.
Because a claim is more than a number - it's a person, a child, a friend. It's anyone who looks to Crawford on their worst days. And by helping to restore their lives, we are helping to restore our community - one claim at a time.
At Crawford, employees are empowered to grow, emboldened to act and inspired to innovate. Our industry-leading team pioneers new solutions for the industries and customers we serve. We're looking for the next generation of leaders to take this journey with us.
We hail from more than 70 countries and speak dozens of languages, reflecting the global fabric of the audience we serve. Though our reach is vast, we proudly operate as One Crawford: united in purpose, vision and values. Learn more at www.crawco.com.
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