University Health Network Disability Case Coordinator I in Toronto, Ontario

Disability Case Coordinator I - Toronto, Ontario

JOB POSTING # 794305

Position: Disability Case Coordinator I

Site: Toronto General Hospital

Department: Occupational Health & Safety

Reports to: Manager, Occupational Health and Safety

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Status: Permanent, Full-Time

Utilizing specialized knowledge and experience to determine fitness to perform and accommodation needs as an integral member of the Occupational Health & Safety Department, the DISABILITY CASE COORDINATOR I works in coordination with Senior Disability Case Coordinators to employ the principles of disability management to actively manage and ensure all disabled employees are provided with appropriate job placements to effect early and safe return to work, reducing time loss and improving productivity. The principal responsibilities include: managing actively employees absent from the workplace, due to noncomplex illness or injury; managing the return to work process, advising management and union on appropriate job placement; remaining proactive to ensure the Hospital meets legislative requirements in the interest of a safe and healthy work environment; performing communication and administrative responsibilities; performing cross-functional duties, as assigned or requested; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned by the Manager Disability Case Management.

In addition this position will work with a team of health care professionals in the Occupational Health Clinics to provide services including first aid, injury assessment/referral to treatment and immunizations to hospital staff, as assigned by the Manager Occupational Health Clinics

Responsibilities:

  • 50% of the work will be Disability Management

  • Manages actively all absences due to non-complex illness or injury

  • Manages the non-complex return to work process, advising management and union on appropriate job placement

  • Remains proactive to ensure the Hospital meets legislative requirements in the interest of a safe and healthy work environment

  • Performs communication and administrative responsibilities such as maintaining concise records and confidentiality, maintaining and regularly reporting all-inclusive case activity and return to work statistics

  • Provides Occupational Health Clinic Services (50%)

Qualifications:

  • Completion of or actively enrolled in attaining credentials in the field of Disability Management and/or Occupational Health and Safety

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the field of Disability Management required

  • Membership with the Ontario Occupational Health Nurse Association preferred

If you are interested in making your contribution at UHN, please apply on-line. You will be asked to copy and paste as well as attach your resume and covering letter. You will also be required to complete some initial screening questions.

POSTED DATE: November 23, 2016 CLOSING DATE: Posted Until Filled

Posting # 794305

For current UHN employees, only those who have successfully completed their probationary period, have a good employee record along with satisfactory attendance in accordance with UHN's attendance management program, and possess all the required experience and qualifications should apply.

University Health Network thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

UHN is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to championing accessibility, diversity and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the Bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.