Bilingual Registered Nurse (Spanish/English) to handle Workers Compensation cases in Northern Virginia and D.C.. Position researches and recommends resources and creates flexible, cost-effective options for catastrophically or chronically ill or injured individuals on a case by case basis to facilitate quality individualized treatment goals, including timely return to work when appropriate. Laptop, iPad, phones are provided. Full benefits available. Position allows working from home.
Provides medical case management to individuals through coordination with the patient, the physician, other health care providers, the employer, and the referral source.
Coordinates Independent Medical Evaluations. Provides assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of patient's progress. Evaluates patient's treatment plan for appropriateness, medical necessity, and cost effectiveness. Implements care such as negotiating and coordinating the delivery of durable medical equipment and nursing services. Devises cost-effective strategies for medical care. Attends doctor's attorney's visits. Attends hospital and/or long-term facility discharge planning conferences, et cetera. Assesses rehabilitation facilities for appropriateness.
Performs or coordinates architectural assessment of patient's home. Required to read extensively. Required to prepare organized reports within a specified timeframe. Required to use telephone extensively. Required to research medical and community resources for patient's with catastrophic or chronic diagnoses, such as but not limited to, AIDS, Cancer, spinal cord injury, diabetes, head injury, back injury, hand injury, burns, et cetera. Heavy travel required. Minimum Billable Standards are 1.8 to 2.2 hours per case, per week, working with an average of 20 cases per month. Requires regular and consistent attendance. Comply with all safety rules and regulations during work hours in conjunction with the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP)
Additional duties as required.