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Disability Management Coordinator

  • Job ID: 560012391
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: Disab Mgmt Coordinator
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $25.81 to $44.67 / hour

Description

UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Disability Management Coordinator to help support the WorkPartners Disability Department for its downtown Pittsburgh location at the US Steel Tower. This is a Monday through Friday daylight position.

The successful candidate will coordinate and manage the employee disability management program.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate exemplary case management skills while reviewing and monitoring accommodation requests under ADAAA for internal and external clients.
  • Demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to remain focused and detail-oriented while adhering to competing timelines and demands.
  • Functions as an internal consultant to the supervisory and management levels regarding best practices and continuous process improvement within the area of ADAAA.
  • Gather relevant information from key stakeholders such as the employee, employer, and medical provider when evaluating eligibility under ADAAA and requests for reasonable accommodations
  • Coordinate all ongoing needs for accommodation such as sign language interpreters, the purchase and tracking of equipment and assistive technology, and/or other accommodations needed.
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of individual and group progress reports to management regarding status of employees with an accommodation.
  • Perform job analysis and other evaluations as necessary to evaluate job demands
  • Serve as an expert vocational witness for both occupational and non-occupational claims in depositions, hearings, or other channels
  • Maintains current information on employee's condition and anticipated return-to-work date or temporary restrictions while recovering from a medical condition.
  • Maintain an aggressive diary for management of vocational rehabilitation/placement activities and monitoring of staff members' progress in accommodation plan.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in Psychology, Human Services, Human Resource Management, Public Administration or other related field
  • Three years professional experience in disability administration or related required OR 1 year of professional experience in disability administration and approved certification required.
  • Demonstrates professional and operational knowledge of State and Federal Disability, ADA, ADAAA, FMLA and other appropriate laws .
  • Knowledge of UPMC Disability Income Protection Plan, ability to perform mathematical calculations. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. 
  • Advanced organizational skills and analytical skills with the ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and proven interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Able to coordinate and manage several tasks/duties at the same time. 
  • Able to weigh and evaluate several factors requiring judgment and problem solving.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook. Knowledge of HRIS and timekeeping systems. 
  • Able to deal with all levels of employees within the organization. 
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology a plus.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CRC (Certified Rehabilitation Counselor), LPC (PA Licensed Professional Counselor), CDMS (Certified Disability Management Specialist), and/or CCM (Certified Case Manager) preferred.


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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