Transitional Return to Work Coordinator - Contract
Disability Management Services (DMS) provides services mandated by federal and state laws; UC Policies and Procedures to faculty and staff with disabilities. This program provides guidance on all aspects of disability management, Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, and reasonable accommodations, whether work-related or non-industrial.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 09/25/2020 Salary Range : $2,329.60 to $4,677.60 Salary Frequency : Biweekly Appointment Type : Contract - 10 months duration. Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : TICON III City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities Under general direction of the DMS Manager, provides services mandated by federal and state law, UC System-Wide policies and UC Davis Health Procedures to staff with disabilities assuring campus wide application of Disability Law and Policy. Coordinates and administers the Transitional Return to Work (TRTW) Program. Facilitates the development and adjustments of program guidelines and procedures, develops and maintains statistics and metrics for TRTW. Receives referrals, develops placement opportunities and places disabled employees in collaboration with Leaves of Absence unit (LOA), Workers Compensation and Human Resources. Develops standard procedures and documentation for DMS reassignments consistent with state and federal law, UC policies, and UCDH procedures. Provides reassignment services to employees with disabilities, using disability management concepts to resolve a variety of issues and situations. Collaborates with DMS Counselors, Recruitment, ELR, and Workers Comp.
Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent experience/training.
Extensive experience applying theory and concepts of Reasonable Accommodation and Workers Compensation.
Organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills related to return-to-work processes.
Experience with and strong working knowledge of disability law, including ADA, CA FEHA, FMLA, and W.C. Labor Code.
Working knowledge of medical terminology and ability to understand and interpret medical reports and their implications in the development of appropriate work-site accommodation and/or placement.
Working knowledge of confidentiality in respect to employees with disabilities, as well as medical records.
Read and follow the UC Davis Principles of Community.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Work effectively with diverse groups of people in an environment of frequently changing priorities, including difficult or volatile situations/individuals.
Extensive work experience in, and high degree of knowledge of, Reasonable Accommodation and Workers Compensation in a Health Care
Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and how work in accommodation and reassignment impacts the work of other areas.
Extensive experience providing support to disabled employees and conferring with departments.
Computer experience using Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, internet, Email, Ecotime, PeopleSoft, and Excel.
Experience utilizing various databases.
Skills to advise and consult with all levels of staff, including senior management, academic and staff employees, managers, supervisors, and other professionals.
Skill to negotiate effectively.
Experience developing innovative solutions to resolve program issues.
Skills to contribute to program planning and representation of the programs.
Must be able to work extra hours (nights and weekends) if important development is behind schedule or the correction of problems with operational systems is considered critical.
Valid CA Driver's license preferred in or to travel within California necessary to work with focus groups, and user groups and to attend meetings with stakeholders.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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