Case Manager

Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Cleveland, OH, US, 44117

Company: Lincoln Electric

 

Lincoln Electric is a global manufacturer of the highest quality welding, cutting and joining solutions ranging from simple to complex. With over 120 years of service excellence, we are committed to employing talent that will support our strategy to foster innovation and a first class experience for our customers. Lincoln Electric, where the actual is limited and the possible is immense.

Req. ID: 20979 

 

PURPOSE: To assist injured workers in the management of their care for a safe and timely return to work post injury.  This includes assistance with scheduling medical appointments, attending external appointments with the employee, evaluating job functions, placement in alternate work assignments and final return to full duty.  Follows all applicable rules set by the State of Ohio Workers’ Compensation system.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES)

  • Manage all lost time Workers’ Compensation claims utilizing the three point contact method
  • Evaluate medical care using standard guidelines, intervening as needed
  • Work closely with the Medical Director, Occupational Health Manager and WC Manager on claim-related issues and coordination of Return to Work (RTW)
  • Review for approval requested medical services submitted by treating physician
  • Review and request external case management on complicated cases, as needed
  • Act as resource for non-occupational medical disability cases
  • Analyze jobs, recommend modifications, and follow up to facilitate changes for RTW goal as needed
  • Assist with transitional work program
  • Counsel injured employees and serve as their advocate
  • Other duties as assigned by the Medical Department Manager
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as needed or directed in support of the Company’s 2025 Strategy.

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • CPR Card
  • Three to five years case management experience 
  • Self-insured employer experience desirable
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM) desirable
  • Nursing or Vocational Rehabilitation background
  • Experience in non-occupational disability management desirable
  • Good conflict management skills
  • Ability to handle a constantly changing series of priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, professional ethics, sound judgment, exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of office methods, equipment and practices, PC software packages, and network systems

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

 

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

 

Employment Status: Salary Full-Time 
Function: Human Resources 
Section:  Lincoln Cleveland (US10) 

 

EOE, including disability/veterans


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Welding, Manufacturing