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Southern Company Medical & Health Management Consultant in Savannah, Georgia

Medical & Health Management Consultant

Description

Medical and Health Management Consultant

Summary:

Manage occupational and non-occupational medical and disability issues of employees to resolution in a manner which provides appropriate medical care and is expedient, efficient, cost effective and consistent with Safety & Health goals and "Southern Style" values. This is accomplished by working closely with Medical and Health Management Team members, health care professionals, corporate legal counsel, company HR representatives and company management in Southern Company.

Job Requirements: (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills)

  • RN (active license in state of practice) required.

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing strongly preferred.

  • Master's degree in Health Science, Rehabilitation Counseling, or related field preferred.

  • Working knowledge of disability management practices, and professional code of conduct, Georgia Workers Compensation laws, Family Medical Leave Act regulations, American's with Disability Act, 1973 Rehabilitation Act-Section 503, medical privacy regulations and Human Resources Management practices.

  • Ability to interpret and apply disability related benefit policies and plans.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and work direction.

  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage time, priorities, and professional relationships.

  • Strong clinical assessment and medical treatment skills.

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and customer service skills.

  • Occupational Medical Case Management experience

  • Certified Case Management accreditation, and/or Certification as Occupational Health Nurse Specialist. Minimum of 5 years worker's compensation case management or occupational medicine experience.

  • Ability to work away from home for extended periods (up to 2 weeks) during emergency storm restoration duty.

  • Available for daily travel within the service territory (Southeast Coastal Region of Georgia).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide medical assessment of on the job injuries prior to transport to a care facility.

  • Coordinate activities related to medical management of injury/illness cases under the guidance of corporate medical directors.

  • Coordination with Workers Compensation including investigation, compensability determination, company defense, and approval of medical treatment and payment.

  • Coordinate the accommodation process for client departments according to the ADAAA Regulations. Includes job analysis and return to work activities.

  • Assist management in determining employee Fitness for Duty and coordination of related processes.

  • Establish and maintain documentation of all case management decisions and communications. All information shall be kept in strict confidence according to privacy laws and ADAAA regulations.

  • Communicate clearly and timely with management, employees, medical director, and fellow Medical and Health Management team members.

  • Consult with employees and management on applicability of other available resources (LTD, Workers Compensation, Medical Benefits, EAP/Mental Health Benefits, Fitness for Duty Exams, Etc.) * Provide on-site support for mandatory physicals (DOT, ERT, OSHA)

  • Support employee Health and Wellness initiatives, including health fairs, immunizations, health education and Southem Lifestyle programs.

  • Available for "24x7 on call" assistance approximately 1 week per month.

  • Provide medical support for employees working on storm restoration.

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America’s premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America’s energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune’s annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at www.southerncompany.com.

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Job Field: Safety & Health

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Coastal Georgia-Savannah

Operating Company: Georgia Power Company

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 50 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

Savannah Operations Center - 3102 Kilowatt Dr. (3102SAVANNAH)

3102 Kilowatt Dr.

Savannah, 31405

Req ID: GPC2008308

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