Vocational Rehab Consultant
Selects appropriate rehabilitation cases and provides effective vocational rehab case management and consultative review, which results in successful resolution of disability claims and achieves benefit savings for LTD customers.
-Consistently makes appropriate decisions in selection of STD and LTD rehabilitation cases and the appropriate services to provide.
-Develops and implement rehabilitation plans utilizing all possible resources.
-Manages a changing caseload and provides quality services to meet Claim Department service standards within established timeframes.
-Obtains commitment from customers and claimants for rehabilitation initiatives and programs.
-Verbally communicates with potential rehabilitation candidates with varied disabilities on a nationwide basis and provides vocational direction by evaluating, initiating and coordinating rehab plans.
-Contracts with national rehabilitation vendors and monitors and directs their rehabilitation plans and billing.
-Completes documentation according to established standards.
-Provides direct consultation to Disability Analysts, nurses and policy holders, and provides training and education as necessary on return-to-work and rehabilitation issues.
-Provides product support to Claim, Marketing and Underwriting.
-3-5 years’ experience in vocational rehabilitation counseling, managing an insurance disability and/or Workers' Compensation caseload.
-Master's degree with a specialization in Vocational Rehabilitation or related field.
-One or more professional certifications (CRC, CDMS, CCM, DVE) is required.
-Working knowledge of the principles and practices of Vocational Rehabilitation is required
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Claims/Voc Rehab - Certified Rehabilitation Counselor is desired
Claims/Voc Rehab - Certified Case Manager is desired
Claims/Voc Rehab (CDMS) is desired
Claims/Voc Rehab (DVE) is desired
Functional - Clinical / Medical/Disability/4-6 Years
Functional - Claims/Claim processing - Long Term Disability/1-3 Years
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Suite/1-3 Years/End User
Benefits Management/Understanding Clinical Impacts/ADVANCED
Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/FOUNDATION
Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION
Benefits Management/Encouraging Wellness and Prevention/ADVANCED
General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED
Service/Working Across Boundaries/ADVANCED
- Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment
- Telework considered only for unique circumstances
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ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.
We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.
Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.
Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.