This position will collaborate and act as a liaison between injured team members plant management medical providers and corporate workers compensation to ensure that all necessary information and questions are timely addressed. The position will also ensure injured or ill team members are timely returned to their optimum level of function within the shortest time possible and be responsible for the following functions: maintain a close working relationship with plant health services human resources and operations management; develop individual medical case management plans for injured team members; maintain close relationship with local medical providers who treat injured team members; maintain relationships with injured team members through return to permanent placement or settlement of case if permanent placement available ; initiate permanent place process once permanent medical restrictions are assigned and act as company liaison to explain benefits provided through workers compensation. Detailed duties and objectives will be discussed at the time of interview as well as expected standards of performance.
Education: Minimum academic preparations include: completion in an accredited registered school of nursing program or certification in an accredited vocational rehabilitation field. Commission of Case Management Certification CCMC-CCM or American Board of Occupational Health Nursing ABOHN-CM certification preferred or become certified within 18 months of hire.
Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience in case management, occupational health nursing or vocational rehabilitation. Knowledge of state workers’ compensation regulations preferred.
Computer Skills: Basic computer skills.
Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong people skills; must be capable of communicating well both verbally and in writing with all levels of Team Members from hourly to upper management as well as government officials.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit stand and walk during time on duty. May be subject to blood borne pathogens and other infections illness and occasional hazardous materials; physically able to respond timely to emergency situations at the facility.
Travel: Minimum of 1-3 trips per year outside of assigned location as well as frequent travel locally to meet with medical providers as well as regular visits to team members due to in or outpatient hospital stays.
Internal Number: R0066737
About Tyson Foods
At Tyson, we are raising expectations for how much good people can do. Our Talent Strategy is to Attract, Grow, Reward and Retain the best talent, and we believe that our Culture is the connecting thread that drives that strategy!
We strive to be a talent magnet to establish a reputation for being a talent rich organization where team members can grow their career while growing the business.
We are a high performing organization where team members are rewarded (Pay, Benefits and Recognition) for their contributions, and given the opportunity to support and/or volunteer with programs that help Tyson make a lasting social impact in the communities where we live and work.
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