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Occupational Health Nurse Case Manager

Posted about 1 month ago by Julia Dixon

Schedule Full time
Availability Morning, Afternoon.
Age Requirement Must be 18 years or older
Location Rochester, NY
Address1500 Brooks Ave
Pay$68,610 - $85,770 / year
Job Posting03/18/2024
Job Posting End04/26/2024
Job IDR0203761

At Wegmans we care about the wellbeing of every employee and their ability to live healthier, better lives. As a telephonic Nurse Case Manager at Wegmans, you will act as a resource to employees throughout the company on disability and other employee well-being related matters.  Being the divisional point person for medical case management, you will ensure employees receive appropriate and quality care as well as maximum medical improvement, and timely return to work in Workers’ Compensation, lost time, and short-term disability cases.

What will I do?

  • Deliver exceptional customer service by advocating for our employees and the company through effective verbal and written communication; promote wellness in partnership with internal benefits programs and area medical providers.
  • Facilitate appropriate, timely medical care; advocate for and assist injured workers with achieving maximum medical improvement and/or full duty return to work as soon as it is medically safe.
  • Provide caring conversations while emphasizing our commitment to keeping our people and customers safe.
  • Support Human Resources to help clarify return-to-work recommendations and transitional duty opportunities. Provide guidance to assist with company employment policies and participation in area Medical Meetings.
  • Assist claim adjusters with authorization of medical procedures and treatment; make recommendations regarding FCE’s and IME’s when appropriate
  • Follow ‘Claims Handling Best Practices’ in administration of all required claim activity and documentation of same
  • Follow all local, state, and federal laws (e.g., FMLA, ADA, Workers’ Compensation) and Wegmans Policies and Work Rules; comply with national case management standards as well as nursing code of conduct.
  • Collaborate with Compliance and Legal departments on decision making for complex or unusual cases or circumstances.
  • Monitor occupational injury and safety trends and make appropriate referrals; participate in division safety and well-being team meetings as appropriate.
  • Identify when changes can be made to improve comfort, safety, and ease of performance of job tasks and make referrals to Wegmans’ Ergonomists.
  • Assist EHS and the Division with recommendations regarding requirements for pre-employment testing and annual testing based on best hiring practices, Wegmans’ policies, and OSHA standards and regulations, including communication with the Occupational Medicine Healthcare Provider as needed.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Registered Professional Nurse License in at least one of the following states: NY, PA, VA, NC, NJ, MA, or MD
  • 5 or more years clinical nursing experience
  • 2 or more years of case management
  • Working knowledge of Worker’ Compensation, Disability, FMLA, and ADA

Preferred Experience:

  • CCM (Certified Case Manager) or COHN (Certified Occupational Health Nurse)- If not currently certified in either, must be willing to obtain CCM within 36 months

At Wegmans, we’ve long believed we can achieve our goals only if we first fulfill the needs of our people. Putting our people first and offering competitive pay and a variety of benefits & perks is just the start of what it means to work at Wegmans.

Whether through premium pay for working on Sundays or holidays, offering industry-leading health care coverage and wellness programs to support physical, financial, and emotional well-being, or paid time off (PTO) to help you balance work and life, we’ve got something for everyone.

And because we care about the wellbeing and success of every person, we recognize each person has their own unique scheduling needs. We’re proud to offer flexibility in scheduling so our employees can prioritize what is most important to them. Our large, high-volume stores and 24x7 operations allow for personalized schedules that balance an employee’s individual needs with the needs of our business and each department.

Comprehensive benefits*

  1. Paid time off (PTO) to help you balance your personal and work life
  2. Higher premium pay rates for working Sundays or on a recognized holiday
  3. Health care benefits that provide a high level of coverage at a low cost to you
  4. Retirement plan with both a profit-sharing and 401(k) match
  5. A generous scholarship program to help employees meet their educational goals
  6. LiveWell Employee & Family program to support your emotional, work-life and financial wellness
  7. Exclusive discounts on electronics, entertainment, gym memberships, travel and more!
  8. And more!

***Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied and offerings may differ based upon area or the company and/or position.

For 25 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Discover what it means to work for a family-owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love—and love what you do.