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Case Manager, Disability Management, PortlandLocation: Portland, OR Additional Locations:
Job Number: 754359 Date posted: 11/28/2018
Represent the employer's interests with informed decision-making on complex and litigated worker's compensation cases. Provide instruction to managers and timekeepers on how to appropriately code an employee's timecard while on leave or in transitional work for both occupational and non-occupational injury and illness.
- Ensure that the region's disability management policies, procedures and practices meet applicable legal and regulatory requirements, collective bargaining agreements and internal compliance. State laws and federal regulations include, but are not limited to the ADAAA, FMLA, OFLA, WFLA, WFCA, Oregon and Washington Worker's Compensation statutes and HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act).
- Provide training to managers, supervisors, employees, labor, safety committees and the medical community about the region's disability management policies, procedures and compliance. This includes Leave of Absence (FMLA, OFLA, WFLA, WFCA, Contractual/KP Policy, etc.), ADAAA, Worker's Compensation and Return to Work Program.
- Maintain applicable certifications and actively participate in education continuation opportunities for all areas of the programs.
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in Return to Work Programs, Disability Management, ADAAA Case Management Workers' Compensation or Leaves of Absence.
- Experience working with injuries/illness and physical limitations.
- Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field, OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Valid driver's license or able to travel throughout the NW region.
- CPDM (Certified Professional Disability Management) or similar professional licensure within two (2) years of entering this position.
- Oregon Workers' Compensation Claims Examiner certification within one (1) year of entering this position or five (5) years of recent experience in Workers' Compensation program administration.
- In-depth understanding of the laws and regulations related to leave of absence and disability management, including but limited to FMLA, OFLA, WFLA, WFCA, ADA, etc.
- Working knowledge of physical job analysis and job description essential functions.
- Functional understanding of Ergonomics and worksite modification.
- Demonstrated customer-focused service skills.
- Demonstrated group presentation skills to instruct, inform and persuade.
- Basic understanding of regulatory requirements, bargaining agreements and workplace safety principles.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to tolerate and cope with ambiguous situations.
- Creative, innovative, self-directed, works well in a team environment.
- Strong problem solving skills.
- Basic computer skills.
- Minimum three (3) years of experience in all aspects of Disability Management.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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