Disability Program Manager

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this unclassified professional position.
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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Disability Program Manager
Working Title Disability Program Manager
Department Integrated Abs Mgmt & Voc Srvc
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 446166
Summary of Duties

A member of the Integrated Absence Management and Vocational Services (IAMVS) team, under the direction of the Manager of Vocational Services and Operations; provides proactive, individualized case management services for employees with occupational and/or non-occupational illnesses and injuries; counsels employees and employing departments on policies, benefits, services and the provision of reasonable accommodation; links employees with appropriate disability benefits including workers’ compensation, short and long-term disability plans, Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) and State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) disability retirement; oversees daily activity of claims; identifies candidates for remain-at-work and return-to-work assistance; determines employee needs to achieve employment goals; coordinates efforts with medical providers, managed care organization (MCO), disability vendor, OSU ancillary services, third party administrators (TPA), and state agencies to assure continuity of services; develops action plans resulting in claim resolution; drafts and implements transitional work agreements and evaluates requests for reasonable accommodation; collaborates with the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator’s Office, Office of Legal Affairs, HRPs, and employee and labor relations to evaluate accommodation requests and ensure compliance with university, state and federal policies. Provides vocational rehabilitation services for workers’ compensation cases in accordance with Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Chapter IV guidelines. Analyzes claim data and provides department score carding, including disability trending, return-to-work statistics, and OSHA metrics.

Additional Information for Applicants:
Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, special education, rehabilitation services, psychology, nursing, social work or related field;
• 2-4 years vocational rehabilitation experience;
• 2-4 years of case management experience.

Desired Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field;
• Working knowledge of the ADAAA and other laws addressing the rights of people with disabilities;
• Demonstrated leadership qualities and negotiating skills;
• Working knowledge of university disability programs, policies and procedures;

Target Salary $53,000.00 - $59,000.00 Annually
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 02/02/2019
Posting End Date 02/10/2019
Dept Contact Name Burke,Cody A
Dept Contact Phone
Quick Link http://www.jobsatosu.com/postings/92436

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