Sutter Health Integrated Disability and Absence Management Coordinator (IDAM) - LImited Term in Sacramento, California

Description

Coordinates all aspects of the Integrated Disability and Absence Management (IDAM) Program for the Sutter Health system for the assigned territory. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Coordinating the leave of absence program, facilitating the ADA/FEHA interactive process, coordinating the non-occupational return to work program, providing back-up coverage to other Disability Management Coordinators during vacation or leave of absence. Provides technical support and follow-up to ensure a smooth and efficient workflow of all IDAM procedures and projects. Functions as a liaison between the manager/supervisor, W.C. Coordinator (as appropriate), Human Resources Business Partner and employees for all disability related matters and provides accurate interpretation of LOA/ADA policies and procedures to management and staff. Provides resources and training to management/employees regarding IDAM policies and procedures, statistical data for ADA, Connecting to Work (CTW) and leaves of absences, and provides oversight of activities designed to facilitate returning employees to work. Collaborates with HRBP’s on Disability cases with a Job Performance or employee relations component/overlap; participates in the investigatory process and development of a case management strategy.

Qualifications

Education:

BA/BS required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certified Professional in Disability Management, Professional in Human Resources, Senior Professional in Human Resources or Worker's Compensation Certification desired.

Experience:

Current experience in Disability Management, Risk Management or Human Resources as typically acquired in approximately three (3) to five (5) years

Current experience in interpreting and communicating policy provisions as typically acquired in approximately three (3) to five (5) years

Current experience in managing leave of absence administration and/or workers’ compensation case/claims management as typically acquired in approximately three (3) to five (5) years

Knowledge:

Demonstrated current knowledge of Federal and State regulations regarding State Disability, Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Reasonable Accommodation, American’s with Disabilities Act, and Fair Employment and Housing Act and Workers Compensation.

Knowledge of medical terminology

Special Skills:

Demonstrated skills in PC applications (Professional Microsoft Office Computer Software).

Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.

Requires extensive skills in interpersonal communication and relationships.

Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational and time management skills.

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with competing priorities in an interruptive environment.

Ability to exercise significant patience, understanding and empathy when dealing with all contacts and possess the ability to maintain the integrity of confidential information.

Ability to work with diverse health care and administrative professionals at all organizational levels.

Possess excellent problem-solving, critical thinking, and customer service skills.

Possess effective listening and conflict resolution skills.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Health System Office

Employee Status: Limited Term

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.