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Richmond, VA

Vocational Specialist

LocationRichmond, Virginia 23223
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-01-17
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-12-22

Job Description:

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Vocational Specialist

  • PRIMARY PURPOSE : To develop and provide vocational services as specified by the referral source for individuals with occupational and non-occupational injuries and disabilities. To provide vocational services through multiple platforms such as in person, virtually, telephonically or a combination thereof.


  • Reviews employee/IW current capacities and work history

  • Secures NFP location within employee capacities and geographic area

  • Completes safety screen for NFP location

  • Completes TWP documentation

  • Job offer letter

  • NFP Job Analysis

  • Program agreement

  • Time tracking mechanism

  • Letter to medical provider

  • Communicates with employer specific to NFP placement

  • Coordinates and attends (virtually) initial meeting at NFP

  • Trains NFP supervisor on employee capacities and expectations

  • Calls into NFP meeting to review placement documentation

  • Oversees modified duty work at NFP site

  • Documents all activity in case management claims system

  • Collaborates with other members of the RTW Team to move to full duty RTW


Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Masters preferred with RN compact licensure with CCM, or Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), or Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS), or Certified Case Manager (CCM).


Four (4) years’ experience in job placement and development involving participants with occupational and/or non-occupational injuries or disabilities to include a minimum of 1 year of experience with vocational evaluations or counseling or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Analytical and interpretive skills

  • Problem solving and organizational skills

  • Proven ability to work independently and off-site

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to navigate electronic files and paperless systems

  • Ability to utilize proprietary software effectively for virtual service delivery

  • Ability to create and complete comprehensive, accurate and constructive written reports

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental : Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical : Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual : Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

As required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in jurisdictions requiring pay transparency in job postings. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and cost of specific location. For the jurisdiction noted in

this job posting only, the range of starting pay for this role is $55,000 - $65,000 . A comprehensive benefits package is offered including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401k and matching, PTO, disability and life insurance, employee assistance, flexible spending or health savings account, and other additional voluntary benefits.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing – one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)

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