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WC Specialist in Hammond, IN at Athletico

Date Posted: 1/29/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Hammond, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/29/2019

Job Description



Mission Statement and Core Values

Athletico’s sole purpose is to provide exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury. This is accomplished through building on our core values of patient/client satisfaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement, which are the foundation for our unique culture.

Position Summary

The Industrial Rehabilitation Specialist will provide clinic based industrial services performed within Athletico Physical Therapy. The IR Specialist may also perform employer services such as injury prevention training, job analysis, work station analysis, ergonomic risk assessments, post offer employment testing.  Upon request, IR specialist may perform independent rehabilitation reviews.  This position will require travel within a reasonable distance. 



Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform work hardening evaluations, re-evaluations and functional capacity evaluations
  • Provide proper documentation in all evaluations in regards to medical, legal and reimbursement requirements
  • Develop a comprehensive work conditioning program for clients based on WCE results
  • Perform comprehensive work conditioning orientation
  • Communicate with therapists in clinic regarding patients plan of care for work conditioning program
  • Act as a Peer to Peer mentor
  • Performing Ergonomic Consultations on a local and national basis
  • Perform pre-placement testing for local and national customers
  • Market and grow customer relations with clients, physicians, case managers, insurance carriers and employers
  • The individual will proactively market organizational services
  • Collaborate with senior management on strategic growth and development of the program
  • Consult with senior management on all program related agreements, proposals, and contracts 

  • Additional Duties and Responsibilities
  •  May conduct orientation, mentorship and training for new hires contributing to the program
  • Perform other duties as required


Qualifications

Job Requirements/Specifications

Education and Experience: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • A Bachelor of Science from an accredited institution or license or certification from an accredited institution.

  • Licensure/Certifications


•         American Occupational Therapy Association, American Physical Therapy Association.

    • Licensed or eligible for license to practice Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy in the State of Arizona, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin or Michigan.
  • Compliance with regulations of accrediting bodies, i.e., JCAHO, CMS, including but not limited to:
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current TB test

 

Essential Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to consistently communicate a clear understanding of patients/clients expectations and adapt as appropriate to exceed their needs
  • Ability to focus attention on determining what can be done to make progress
  • Ability to develop personally and professionally
  • Ability to foster a sense of teamwork and cooperation while working with others
  • Ability to understand and determine priorities, effectively manage time and develop work plans in order to accomplish tasks and/or projects
  • Ability to motivate, develop, and mentor staff in order to optimize their performance
  • Ability to clearly organize and effectively convey information

 

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, write and speak English proficiently

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear
  • Possess the ability to fulfill any office activities normally expected in an office setting, to include, but not limited to:  remaining seated for periods of time to perform computer based work, participating in filing activity, lifting and carrying office supplies (paper reams, mail, etc.)
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to feel, and reach with hand and arms
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20-25 pounds 
  • Fine hand manipulation (keyboarding)
  • Requires the ability to perform duties for all work shifts
  • Frequent travel requiredWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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  • Internal office
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low