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Leave of Absence Specialist – Remote

  • Job ID: 210004D0
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: Leave Specialists
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: non union
  • Salary Range: $22.56 to $38.96 / hour

Description

At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason — to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team as a Remote Leave Specialist and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better.

Why Join UPMC?

We are here to care for our patients, team members, and colleagues across UPMC.  And we have the data to prove it.  In addition to the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader you can expect:

  • AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers. And 2020 Corporate Equality Index.
  • A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other healthcare providers in our market. 
  • Defined career ladder within the team. Ability to move up to leave specialist 1, leave specialist 2, team lead, supervisor and more.  Grow with us!

As a Leave Specialist, you will help employees with leave of absence requests. You’ll advise employees and managers on all leave of absence policies and processes (i.e. FMLA, Military, Jury, Bereavement, Company-specific leaves, etc.), support for HR Professionals, Payroll/HRIS updates, employee and manager communications, and case tracking. In this position, you can work from home anywhere in the Continental US. 

Responsibilities:

  • Advises employees, employees' family members, managers and HR Professionals on leave policies and processes.
  • Track employee absences as reported Coordinates the leave process; verifies eligibility, determines leave approval, calculates leave length, and supports the return to work process.
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Qualifications

•Minimum of 1 year of leave of absence processing or Human Resources experience required.

•Bachelor's degree required; concentration in HR or business preferred. (Equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree).

Spanish speaking proficiency is a plus. 

•Ability to use and navigate web based software programs and Microsoft Office products [Outlook, Word, Excel etc].

•Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

•Knowledge of client leave policies, federal and state leave laws pertaining to leave of absence.

At UPMC, we strive to ensure that diversity, inclusion, dignity, respect, and cultural awareness is at the core of everything we do. By fostering an environment where every member of our team has a voice, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, age, or culture, we aim to emphasize a simple point: who you are is important, and who you are has a place at UPMC. 

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community.

Ready to join us? Apply today.

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Our Values

At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct