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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Job Description

  • Evaluate and counsel individuals who have disabilities or limitations in order to provide vocational rehabilitation services
  • Records review and interviewing individuals
  • Conferring with medical, professional, and educational personnel to determine the type and degree of disability or limitation
  • Determine eligibility for services and feasibility of vocational rehabilitation
  • Identifying suitable jobs and/or classes of jobs consistent with the individuals aptitudes, physical, mental, and emotional abilities
  • Assist individuals regarding the appropriate areas of study or in obtaining the proper training or education for a position
  • Consult with attorneys, employers, and insurance company representatives regarding the services provided
  • Assist in preparing vocational assessment reports, life-care plans, including market, education, and life-care plan research
  • Testify at depositions or in mediation, hearings, and trials as an expert witness
  • Conform to all billing guidelines and achieves billing goals
  • Performs marketing and sales activities, including cold calling and networking events

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling preferred (or related field)
  • National certification of Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) strongly preferred.
  • Advanced ability to analyze and make sound judgments and to accurately document activities
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate with claimants, medical professionals, employers, claims staff and others
  • Excellent negotiation skills to effectively establish target return to work dates
  • Advanced knowledge of state, local and federal laws related to vocational rehab
  • 1-3 years of work experience in vocational rehabilitation or related field
  • Proficient computer skills include MS Office Suite & Internet Research

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Job Store Staffing
Denver, CO
Full Time

Published on 03/22/2021

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