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Physical Therapist - Director of Worker Compensation

Company: Alliance Physical Therapy
Location: Havelock
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

This position will support the Peak Performance Sports & Physical Therapy clinics in either Havelock, Greenville, or Jacksonville and surrounding areas.

The Worker Compensation Therapy Specialist (WCTS) will be responsible for improving clinical processes and referral volume of Workers' Compensation patients. This position will also be required to evaluate and treat acute Physical Therapy cases in an outpatient clinic. In addition to patient care, the WCTS may also educate fellow clinicians, front office coordinators and operational leaders on best practices to manage the work comp patient. They will develop and maintain relationships with Workers Compensation referral sources including Nurse Case Managers, Adjustors, Attorneys and Occupational Medicine Physicians.

What sets us apart?

Alliance Physical Therapy Partners is a physical therapy company run by Physical Therapists that focuses on delivering exceptional results and services, learning new techniques, advancing our capabilities, and of course, having an exceptional team environment! Our expanding practice provides ample opportunities for further education and career advancement.

What is expected?

  • Oversee Work Comp operations that may include support clinical work comp leads, scheduling, conflict resolution, plan of care and quality assurance
  • Evaluate and treat physical therapy patients in an Outpatient PT clinic
  • Perform audits on worker compensation cases
  • Ensure compliance with WC plan of care and that proper documentation is intact
  • Ensure communication with NCM/ADJ and other relevant parties involved in the case
  • Educate and train clinical staff on Work Comp processes and procedures
  • Build and develop relationships with Worker Compensation referral sources
  • Drive appropriate transition from acute PT to work conditioning program or FCE within clinic locations
  • Perform other duties as directed per program needs
  • Travel regionally as needed
    Qualifications:
    • Excellent communication and organization skills
    • Good time-management skills
    • Knowledge of best practices for treating the worker comp patient
    • Licensed Physical Therapist
    • Preferable to be able to perform Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs)
    • Preferable 1 year experience in worker's compensation outpatient care
      What are some of the benefits of the job?
      • In addition to your salary, we have bonus programs to reward hard work and dedication.
      • We have a competitive benefit package with medical, dental, vision and life just to name a few.
      • There is paid time off, paid holidays and 401k.
      • Our continuing education assistance partner helps you take those classes you need to become smarter and better.
        This is Our Vision:
        • At Alliance Physical Therapy Partners, we're building a legacy of helping great people achieve great things.
        • Our core values are integrity, service, empowerment, passion, and growth.
        • Alliance is not only focused on partnering with physical therapy practice owners, but we are also concerned with the wellness of our patients, and helping industrial worksites prevent onsite injury.
        • We aim at becoming the leading physical therapy network in the country by delivering superior, quality, and compassionate service to our partners and patients alike. Associated topics: activity therapist, clinician, lactation consultant, orthopedic, orthopedic therapy, physical, physical therapy, therapist, therapist assistant, therapist physical

Keywords: Alliance Physical Therapy, Jacksonville , Physical Therapist - Director of Worker Compensation, Executive , Havelock, North Carolina

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