Reemployment Services

Vocational Expert Services, Inc., also offers “Reemployment services” as defined in FS 440.491 (1) (d). This includes but are not limited to, vocational counseling, job-seeking skills training, ergonomic job analysis, transferable skills analysis. We will provide selective job placement and labor market surveys. Vocational Expert Services arranges other services such as education or training, vocational and on-the-job. These may be needed by the employee to secure suitable gainful employment.

Our reemployment services provide a multitude of services to injured employees. These can include vocational counseling, job seeking skills training, resume writing, job placement, a vocational evaluation and training and education.

Reemployment services are designed to help an injured worker return to work. This is when a work-related injury or illness prevents workers from returning to their usual line of work. Reemployment services may include vocational counseling,  transferable skills analysis, selective job placement, training and education. We provide other services deemed necessary and appropriate to help an injured worker return to work.

A worker must have a minimum of the following criteria:

  • have a compensable injury or illness that is covered under the Florida Workers’ Compensation Law;
  • have a Florida compensable date of accident on or after 10/01/1989;
  • be legally eligible to work in the United States, and
  • submit a “Request for Screening” within one year (365 days) of last receipt of indemnity (lost wage) benefits or medical treatment relating to the injury.