Disability Management Consultant

Employer: UCLA Health
Posted: 30-06-2020

Job Detail

Category: Health Care
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Job Description

In this role, you will coordinate all activities of the UCLA Health System's Disability Management Services program with major areas of responsibility including both occupational and non-occupational injury and disability. Subject matter expert for integrated disability leave program, inclusive of workers' compensation, non-occupational disability, and return-to-work programs. In collaboration with the Manager-LOA/WDCM, effectively delivers UCLA Health's Disability Management program by providing direction and expertise in complying with state and federal and statutory law, facilitating the interactive process, identifying and implementing process improvements, and ongoing program development. This position will assess essential job functions and review requests for medical accommodation for both temporary and permanent work restrictions. Ensure smooth delivery of client services in all facets of disability management.

Responsibilities

In this role, you will coordinate all activities of the UCLA Health System's Disability Management Services program with major areas of responsibility including both occupational and non-occupational injury and disability. Subject matter expert for integrated disability leave program, inclusive of workers' compensation, non-occupational disability, and return-to-work programs. In collaboration with the Manager-LOA/WDCM, effectively delivers UCLA Health's Disability Management program by providing direction and expertise in complying with state and federal and statutory law, facilitating the interactive process, identifying and implementing process improvements, and ongoing program development. This position will assess essential job functions and review requests for medical accommodation for both temporary and permanent work restrictions. Ensure smooth delivery of client services in all facets of disability management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, social sciences, or related field is preferred;
  • 5 years of Disability Management experience, inclusive of the application of collective bargaining agreements, case law, directives, policies, and legislation;
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to ask thoughtful questions to understand past precedents and practices;
  • Proven relationship management skills required to effectively partner with staff at all levels of the organization

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.