Work Comp Specialist

Chicago, IL
Pay Class:  Full Time
  • Job Category: Outpatient Rehab - Clinical Licensed Staff
  • Job ID: 2023-17499


The Work Comp Specialist is a multi-faceted position to support ATI’s work comp services in the clinics. The position will include but is not limited to providing functional capacity evaluations (FCEs), work conditioning/work hardening services, ergonomic assessments, post offer testing, assists in treatment of physical therapy of acute worker’s compensation patients, documentation quality assurance, and training/coaching when needed. The Work Comp Specialist will partner with District Directors, Clinic Directors, FIRST program directors, and the centralized case management team to deliver, improve, grow and promote work comp services for ATI.


• Perform functional capacity evaluations (FCEs), work conditioning/work hardening services, ergonomic assessments, pre-employment screenings, aid in delivery of clinical worker’s compensation services including acute worker’s compensation patients within guidelines of state licensure practice act, and post offer testing across multiple ATI locations

• Mentor clinical FCE providers in your market for accurate completion and provide regular coaching and training; participate in regional clinical education and training as needed

• Partner with centralized Clinical Case Management team and local Sales team to develop ways to grow and promote work comp services in your market, including managing and developing relationships with external case managers, physicians, and attorneys as needed; partners with the legal department on FCE rebuttals as needed

• Align with centralized case management team to communicate with local clinic directors and clinicians regarding patient/client progress, and discuss updated treatment programs as needed to ensure patients/clients are receiving the highest quality of care

• Complete daily patient care notes, progress notes, discharge notes and other required forms as requested by treating physicians, insurances or attorneys


Minimum Education


• Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, or Athletic Training OR

• Completion of physical therapist assistant program


• Licensed Athletic Trainer OR

• Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

Minimum Experience


• 2 years treating and managing work comp patients


• 5+ years treating and managing work comp patients

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders

• Ability to coach and mentor peers

• High attention to detail for reviewing and auditing clinician FCE documentation

• Knowledge of work comp industry and regulated protocols, i.e. insurance/payors, attorney and case management processes

• Ability to maintain friendly, cordial relations with all clients and employees

• Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that results in positive work relationships with customers, coworkers and managers

• Ability to comply with ATI standards of operations

• Ability to adhere to the Core Values of the Company

Licenses and Certifications


• Appropriate state licensure, certification or registration (per state requirements), current and in good standing


Job Locations US-IL-Chicago

ReqID 2023-17499

Job Category Outpatient Rehab - Clinical Licensed Staff

Pay Class Full Time

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