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RN, *Field Based Employee covering New York, NY area.
Frequent travel required to meet with employees, employers, physicians required
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
(*not a telecommuter position)
The Workers Compensation Nurse Case Manager position is in an area where proprietary staff is not available due to geography or availability due to case load. The Per Diem, field - based Nurse Case Manager will handle catastrophic and non - catastrophic assignments for industrially injured employees. The responsibilities include meeting with the injured workers, physicians and facilities and to effectively follow up and communicate with our customers. The Nurse Case Manager will work from home and also travel in a designated area up to 75% of the time.
The customer base includes all customers currently contracted for field case management services. The position is critical for the customers we service who rely on our expertise to assist their injured employees with treatment and cost saving measurements.
*not a telecommuter position
Documented Experience as a Workers Compensation Case Manager
Travel up to 75% meeting with injured worker, employer, physician
Registered Nurse - Active and unrestricted license in the state of practice
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
- Undergraduate Degree - Bachelors or Associates Degree
- Ability to work independently in home and alternate site settings
- Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to customer and patient sites within a designated area
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Job Keywords: RN, Case Manager, Case Management, Workers Compensation, Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, New York, NY