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Massachusetts Vocational Case Manager

Acton, MA 01720

The Vocational Case Manager provides vocational rehabilitation services to Injured Workers through coordination with the employee, referral source, physician, employer, attorney, State partners and others with the ultimate goal being the client's timely return to gainful employment. The Vocational Case Manager interviews and evaluates the client to determine vocational services eligibility based on Transferrable Skills, Labor Market Research, Suitable Wage and Work Capacity. This position identifies suitable job goals consistent with the clients' interests, aptitudes and physical abilities; supporting the RTW goals of the Massachusetts Department of Labor jurisdictional rules, in collaboration with all parties.

This is a home office position, with regular travel up to 70% of the time throughout Massachusetts and may include travel to surrounding States. Candidates must be located in Massachusetts to be eligible for this role.


  • Schedule and carry out appointments with employees, employers, medical providers, and attorneys.
  • Complete the Entitlement Assessment and Return To Work Plan in timeframes established in the MA DOL rules.
  • Strong communication via in-person, telephone and email.
  • Complete forms according to industry requirements.
  • Prepare organized reports within a specified timeframe.
  • Document all case activity in files.
  • Complete ongoing educational requirements as required by certifying entities.
  • May administer vocational testing and review results, perform on-site job analyses, provide expert testimony, job placement, perform labor market research.
  • Additional duties as required.


  • Effective multi-tasking skills in a high-volume, fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to interface with claims staff, attorneys, physicians and their representatives, and advisors/clients and coworkers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet designated deadlines.
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with the ability to utilize MS Office including Excel spreadsheets.
  • Strong interpersonal, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.


  • Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field is required.
  • CRC preferred
  • Massachusetts Certification or eligible for Certification post 6 month internship.
  • Knowledge of Managed Care or Workers' Compensation preferred.

About CorVel
CorVel, a certified Great Place to Work® Company, is a national provider of industry-leading risk management solutions for the workers' compensation, auto, health and disability management industries. CorVel was founded in 1987 and has been publically traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange since 1991. Our continual investment in human capital and technology enable us to deliver the most innovative and integrated solutions to our clients. We are a stable and growing company with a strong, supportive culture and plenty of career advancement opportunities. Over 4,000 people working across the United States embrace our core values of Accountability, Commitment, Excellence, Integrity and Teamwork (ACE-IT!).

A comprehensive benefits package is available for full-time regular employees and includes Medical (HDHP) w/Pharmacy, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account Options, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Pre-paid Legal Insurance, Parking and Transit FSA accounts, 401K, ROTH 401K, and paid time off. In addition, Medical Case Managers are eligible for bonus and will be provided state-of-the-art technological devices to ensure ready access to CorVel's proprietary Case Management application, enabling staff to retrieve documents on the go and log activities as they occur.

CorVel is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

About CorVel


Together, let’s do more.

We are a national provider of risk management solutions for the workers’ compensation, auto, health and disability management industries. We provide our clients with the information and insight they need to make smart decisions. We believe that together, we can deliver better results.

Innovation is our passion.

We invest in intelligent systems and the integrated ecosystem that keeps us all connected. Our commitment to innovation is why we are a nationwide leader in technology driven programs.

We strive for excellence.

With the right mix of savings and customer service, we effectively balance risk and reward. Our expertise and service delivery drive the results your program needs and the savings your bottom line wants.

Our purpose is care.

Every injured worker needs timely, compassionate care. We value your people and we advocate care for your employees. This purpose drives what we do together every day, which is to return injured employees to the workplace.