Workers Compensation Case Manager

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

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Position Summary

This overall objective of this position is to reduce workers’ compensation costs and facilitate employee’s early return to work. This position reports to the Director of Care Management, Managed Care, and Social Work Services with extensive contact to Mary Ann Lind. The incumbent must be sensitive to the concerns and goals for employee safety, compliance and hazardous risk reduction. Delivers quality services by adherence to policies and procedures, best practices, and applicable regulatory requirement.

Duties of a Workers Compensation Case Manager in the Care Management Department may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain an on-line injury reporting program to create data content and resolve program requirements to ensure a successful system of reporting.
  • Develop action plans on complex cases.
  • Identify and resolve Workers Compensation process issues within the hospital and as related outside agencies. Incumbent is considered the coordinator between the NYS Insurance Fund, Civil Service, Human Resources, Timekeeping, Employee Health and Environmental Health & Safety.
  • Identify and resolve related financial issues. Verifies that the Hospital is billed correctly for workers’ compensation causes and determine a process to prevent reoccurrence of errors. Runs PeopleSoft reports against hospital bill to confirm all injured workers billed to the hospital have a hospital line number.
  • Manage a staff assistant inclusive of devising and implementing a training program, determination of duties and oversight of work.
  • Track significant work-related injuries.
  • Work with department in revising and developing Policy and Procedures.
  • Required Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree. Registered Nurse. Previous experience communicating with patients and physicians regarding injury diagnosis and prognosis.


    Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Workers’ Compensation and/or Case Manager Experience Certified Case Manager preferred. Workers Compensation experience Preferred

    Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.


    This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.


    All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

    The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

    Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.


    The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

    Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
    IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


    Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Specialist
    Job Field: Other
    Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
    Department/Hiring Area: Managed Care-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Schedule: Per Diem Day Shift 8:00am - 4:30pmManaged Care-Stony Brook University Hospital
    Posting Start Date: Aug 9, 2017
    Posting End Date: Sep 8, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
    Salary: Commensurate with experience
    Salary Grade: SL3

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