Our Vocational Case Management service conducts labor market surveys, earning power assessments, facilitates job searches, job placement, and provides transferable skills analyses. Through state-of-the-art vocational tools, our Vocational Case Management experts develop action-oriented plans for our customers. A safe and expeditious return to work is the case manager’s priority when working with the injured person for job placement purposes.
• Earning Power Assessment: In both workers’ compensation and liability cases an Earning Power Assessment report or Loss of Earning Capacity report will assist in placing a dollar value on the claim.
• Labor Market Survey Job Availability: This is a telephonic survey of employers in a targeted geographic area to determine hiring trends, available positions in a specific industry, or to determine the potential employment opportunities for an individual with physical restrictions. These can be utilized by both the attorneys and insurance carriers to place a value on what type of employment is suitable in the area.
• Vocational Placement
• Develop Rehabilitation Plan
• Job Analysis: A Job Analysis is utilized when it is necessary to obtain an independent, visual observation of the physical demands of a job. This is frequently done in light of physical limitations an individual may have to ensure safe job placement.
• Worksite Modification: PIRS will conduct an onsite analysis to assist the employer in modifying a job to fit the individual’s current capabilities
• Videotape Services of Job Site: PIRS will provide a video and written job analysis to assist the physician, attorney, or employer understands the physical demands of a person’s job.
• Transferable Skills and Ergonomic Analysis: This is completed to assist an employer in identifying positions someone may be able to transfer into and also to provide suggestions on modifying a work station or position that may have physical limitations or restrictions.
• Vocational Testing: When needed, PIRS will complete vocational testing outlining someone’s current educational levels, career interests, and other tests applicable to the person’s injury, education, and medical condition.
• Expert Testimony for Depositions and Trial: PIRS will provide expert testimony for depositions and trial when the case warrants.