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Injury Management Specialist

Job Title: Injury Management Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary on Offer
Start Date: 2018-04-26
Reference: JO-1802-9510
Contact Name: Carolyn Ezzy
Contact Email: cezzy@launchrecruitment.com.au
Job Published: April 26, 2018 14:51

Job Description

A leading Government Agency is seeking an experienced  Injury Management Specialist to plan, develop and coordinate injury management practices which contribute to effective case management practices and improve scheme wide Return to Work (RTW) results 

Key Responsibilities:- 
  • Provide subject matter expertise on the development of workplace injury management practices and procedures to enhance the effectiveness of return to work strategies
  • Provide advice and recommendations to the RTW Solutions team on injury management 
  • Support the implementation of injury management review systems and programs to enhance return to work outcomes and to achieve business objectives.
  • Foster and maintain positive relationships with key stakeholders to facilitate the implementation of strategic programs to improve injury management
  • Lead, manage and implement projects to address specific elements of injury management 
  • Engage with and foster key external relationships
  • Interpret and apply regulations and guidelines as they relate to injury management to ensure compliance 
  • Keep abreast and ahead of significant developments in injury management to ensure that potential impacts are anticipated and managed
  • Manage escalated telephone and written enquiries from insurers, workers, employers and providers 
  • Undertake quality assurance reviews
  • Review of claims management outputs to compare compliance with policies and standards
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:- 
  • Comprehensive understanding of workers insurance legislation combined with a solid working understanding the operation of the NSW workers insurance scheme
  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant allied health field combined with practical experience
  • A broad range of workers compensation and personal injury claims experience.as this is a strategy based role 
  • Experience in injury management, rehabilitation and general claims practices
  • Excellent relationship management, interpersonal and leadership skills

An exciting opportunity to further develop your career, Interested applicants please forward your resume to
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