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Lincoln National Corporation

Vocational Rehab Case Manager

Lincoln National Corporation - Phoenix, AZ

Vocational Rehab Case Manager

Lincoln Financial Group

Phoenix

AZ

Job #660677512

Alternate Locations: Charlotte, NC (North Carolina); Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Phoenix, AZ (Arizona)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #52144

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help empower people to take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, more than 17 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, as well as to guard against long-term care expenses. Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates.

The Role

Under limited supervision, review and analyze disability claims to identify potential candidates for Vocational Case Management Services. Provide consultative service to clarify vocational information which assists Disability Claims Case Managers in making proper claim decisions. Identify appropriate candidates for vocational rehabilitation services, and coordinate/direct the vocational rehabilitation plans for these individuals. Provide training to claims personnel regarding the appropriate use of Vocational Case Management services in managing disability claims.

Functional Responsibilities

Research and Decision Making

Review and research pending claims to identify potential candidates for Vocational Case Management services.

Develop Vocational Rehabilitation plans and implement those evaluated as appropriate by claims personnel and Vocational Case Management staff.

Select, monitor and direct nationwide network of private rehabilitation consultants in their service delivery to claimants in the vocational rehabilitation process.

Identify trends and exceptional situations and bring these to the attention of management.

Track and measure Vocational Case Management activity, and submit activity reports on a monthly basis.

Communication and Counsel

Provide Disability Case Manager with clarification of all vocational information needed to make claim decision.

Provide professional vocational and personal counseling, via written and telephonic communication with claimants, to facilitate participation in a vocational rehabilitation program.

Communicate regularly with claims personnel, claimants, employers, and treating sources both orally and in writing to affect a positive vocational rehabilitation outcome.

Encourage the referral process of possible Vocational Case Management candidates through education of claims personnel.

Contribute to special projects as assigned.

Requirements

Education

Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling Required

CRC and/or Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) Required

Experience

3 years’ experience in vocational rehabilitation that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position.

Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as solid organizational and analytical skills.

Requires thorough knowledge of all aspects of vocational rehabilitation and the medical/functional implications of disability.

Demonstrated ability to perform comprehensive vocational assessments, job analyses, work site evaluations, job modifications, transferable skills analyses, and labor market surveys as these relate to developing and directing rehabilitation plans.

Understanding of group disability and medical contracts/policies as they relate to rehabilitation plan development.

Ability to synthesize pertinent facts in making accurate decisions regarding potential for success in a rehabilitation effort.

Knowledge of how a rehabilitation plan will interface with existing government and private benefits or policies.

Ability to resource the available agencies and vendors nationwide, and ability to render decisions about payment for services rendered.

This position may be subject to Lincoln’s Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln’s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling ~~~.

Lincoln Financial Group (LFG) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Updated 05/08/2018

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Vocational Rehab Case Manager Lincoln National Corporation - Phoenix, AZ, United States

   

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Company Profile:
Founded in 1905 with the endorsement of Abraham Lincoln’s son, Robert Todd Lincoln, Lincoln Financial Group is the first and only company to carry Abraham Lincoln’s name, image and ideals at the heart of our brand. For more than a century, we’ve advanced President Lincoln’s inclusive vision and values by building an honest, dependable financial services company. We're dedicated to helping Americans secure better, more optimistic futures for themselves and their loved ones.