Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (Wichita, KS)

By IARP Headquarters posted 11-28-2016 16:45


Job Location: Wichita, KS.

Company: IAM C.R.E.S.T.

Job Summary: VRCs are embedded on-site at Spirit Aero Systems. We provide services to injured/ill employees, assisting them to return to work and stay at work following injury or illness. Excellent benefits package, including employer-funded retirement plan.

Preferred experience/education: Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. State labor and industries registration. Four years experience. CRC or see CIRS.. (If meet minimum requirements, time will be allowed to acquire.) Leadership/people skills.
Respond by 1/15/17.

Job Description
Performs case management for injured/ill workers to determine placement options, barriers and obstacles.

Ask as liaison among employee, healthcare provider, medical, corporate insurance, supervisor, and TPA to facilitate vocational solutions. As a business partner with case coordinators and TPA, coordinate services on difficult and complex case management issues.

Member of interdisciplinary team with medical staff, TPA, employer, community healthcare provider, and internal/external rehabilitation professionals to support and promote employee vocational solutions.

Provides vocational solutions education and rehabilitation counseling services to injured/ill employees.

Provide program education, training, and communication awareness to staff and representatives from the following: personnel, line management, Union, medical, human resources, safety, administration, TPA, and insurance.

Conducts job analyses for identifying potential job placements, necessary accommodations, potential job restructuring, and assist communication with medical community in accident prevention.

Develops, implements, monitors, and follows-up individualized vocational solutions plans.

Provides expert opinion related to placement for injured/ill workers to the Medical Placement Review Board.

Completes required documentation on placement activity, follow-up, job analyses, and other actions.

Promotes and participates in the development, implementation and continuous improvement of Vocational Solutions program(s) activities.

Coordinates and facilitate discussion with Corporate Insurance and TPA for monthly claims review meeting.

Assures compliance with related laws including: ADA, Workers’ Compensation, union contracts, etc., in planning and providing placement services to injured/ill workers.

At the direction of the Program Director, report to other locations on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

Interested parties should submit their resume to Jim Reid.





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