Early Intervention Coordinator
Disability Management Institute - Barrie, ON

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Early Intervention Coordinator
To apply for this opportunity please visit: http://www.grouphealth.ca/joinus/

Disability Management Institute (DMI) offers small and medium sized employers flexible innovative solutions to their disability management needs.

Our specialties include: WCB/WSIB Claims Management, Self Funded Sick Leave Adjudication and Non Occupational Absence Management, Return to Work Planning and Disability Management. Ranging in size from 5-2500 employees our clients span the public and private sectors and cover a wide range of industries.

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate to fill an Early Intervention Coordinator position in our Eastern Regional Office located in Barrie, ON. The Early Intervention Coordinator provides initial and on-going disability file management support for non-occupational claims to both employers and employees.

This is a 6 month contract position with the potential to become permanent. The contract will extend from August 2014 to February 2015.

We offer competitive pay, 26 long weekends a year through our fortnight program, a robust wellness program, and educational and training reimbursements. If the position becomes permanent we also offer an extremely supportive benefits package and 9 flex days per year.

Responsibilities:
Managing a caseload of files working directly with Insurance Companies, Medical professionals and Employers to assist Employees in achieving maximum function and develop healthy return-to-work initiatives.
Ability to plan, develop and implement goal-oriented claims management plans.
Gathering and assembling complete short term disability (STD) and long term disability (LTD) applications, reviewing for accuracy and submitting to the insurance carrier for processing.
Reviewing medical information, researching medical resources (Reed) and obtaining information from employees to determine return to work barriers and timelines for recovery to assist with return to work planning.
Regular follow up with outstanding files to track progress and identify potential return to work dates.
Identifying external resources which may facilitate claim resolution and providing this information to stakeholders.
Providing file status information to employers on weekly, bi-weekly or upon request basis.
Obtaining medical and functional information through interviews and reviews of standard and written correspondence.

Qualifications:
Post secondary education (University Degree or College Diploma) in Human Resources, Psychology, Health Sciences or a related field is preferred.
1-3 years experience in claims management, disability management, health sciences or a related field.
Familiarity with medical terminology and pharmacology would be an asset.
Intermediate PC skills - including data entry, MS Word and MS Excel.
Strong problem-solving and decision making skills.
Excellent interpersonal and listening skills to work effectively with employers, employees, insurance carriers (i.e. good relationship building skills, exceptional customer service).
Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, excellent time management, follow-up, organization and multi-tasking skills.
Bilingualism (French, English), would be considered an asset.

To apply for this opportunity please visit: http://www.grouphealth.ca/joinus/

We thank all those who apply however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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