LPN Case Manager

Healthstat - Fayetteville, NC

Full-time | Part-time
Healthstat is a leading provider of on-site primary care, high health risk intervention, chronic condition management and occupational medical care services in employer facilities. Through on-site centers, preventative care, wellness programs and comprehensive reporting, Healthstat alleviates a corporation’s rising cost of healthcare by improving the health of its employees and dependents. Healthstat currently manages more than 300 clinics nationwide serving over 200,000 participants.

Healthstat’s professional providers aid employees with reaching personal health improvement goals. Our positions offer a unique opportunity to be directly involved with improving employee health with a singular commitment to wellness.

Healthstat is seeking a qualified LPN Case Manager looking to be an integral part of our culture where people come first, and we strive to make a difference. Personal health is our priority!! Our clinics generate healthy and happy employees!

Position Description:
Manages medical aspects of client company case management programs including workers’ compensation and disability. Case Manager oversees a system that provides prompt, high quality injury care, specialty referrals and facilitated recovery and return to gainful employment for the employees sustaining work related injuries and personal health issues. Assists Medical Director and Clinical Operations Director in preparation and analysis of statistical reports on client company Case Management programs. Identifies trends in case management and quantifies effectiveness and non-effectiveness of interventions. Work collaboratively with the client company Safety and HR teams to monitor effect of loss control/loss prevention on workers’ compensation losses. Assists in claims adjudication by providing relevant medical information

Position Responsibilities:
Provide prompt, appropriate clinical care to all client employees in conformance with company policies, clinical protocols, state regulations and ethical standards.
Document all clinical care and case management activities provided in a legible, professional, thorough and timely manner.
Provide case management for work-related conditions for the purposes of reducing illness and absenteeism.
Assist in the coordination of second opinions for employees absent due to workers compensation or disability, as necessary in adherence with company protocols.
Assist in providing referrals for client employees who need the attention of a primary care physician or specialist.
Provide appropriate follow up communication with Medical Director, Clinical Operations Director and client.
Provide general medical advice to the client Human Resources and Safety/Risk Management.
Ensure timely and appropriate problem resolution and follow-up to patients as required.
Conducts appropriate laboratory tests and quality control procedures.
Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice.
Maintains a clean and safe environment. Follows infection control procedures.
Maintains patient privacy and confidential patient information.
Other duties as assigned.

Special Skills/Knowledge:
Complete understanding of clinic and case management procedures/protocols/policies, occupational injury management and workers’ compensation, generally acquired through 5+ years of on the job experience.
Requires clinical expertise to assess cases and evaluate return to work. Requires exceptional analytical ability to develop procedures and protocols and generate and interpret an array of statistical reports.
Participates in the development of policies regarding health, safety and workers compensation issues.
Prioritizes and organizes work to meet changing priorities.
Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively with employees, physicians and other healthcare providers, supervisors/managers, administrators, claims adjusters, attorneys and departmental staff.
Analytical ability necessary to evaluate and determine health status of patient and implement proper care;
Interpersonal skills necessary to interview, teach and counsel patients and interact with clients/employers;
A comprehensive understanding of outpatient adult nursing, patient care procedures, medical protocols, testing procedures is necessary.

Requirements :
Graduate of National League for Nursing accredited program, Associate's degree (A.S.) and/or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.
Licensed as a Practical or Vocational Nurse, Current Certification in Basic Life Support is required
At least three years of clinical experience as a LPN/LVN in an ambulatory care, occupational health, or emergency department setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge about workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations.
Strong computer skills (Internet software, spreadsheet, word processing etc.) preferred.
Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records preferred.
Experience with Microsoft office products to include Word and Excel.
Phlebotomy experience preferred
Certified Case Manager (CCM) certification strongly preferred or willing to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, age, marital status, or handicap.