Position Id
MFCJP00006764
Location
Vancouver BC
Job Type
Contract Full-Time

Position: Rehabilitation Specialist I - JP6764

Duration: 1 year

Location: Remote for now and later British Columbia (Home Based with a visit to the office required no more than once per week once the return to work occurs sometime in 2022)

Job Description:

Bilingual candidates- French language would be an asset but not required Bachelor’s Degree in a Health Sciences field

  • Our National Rehabilitation Department is looking for a self-motivated individual to join their team as a Rehabilitation Specialist.
  • Reporting to the Supervisor, National Rehabilitation Department, you will have a caseload primarily composed of files that will support the national rehabilitation team.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing, monitoring and implementing innovative and goal-oriented vocational rehabilitation strategies for claimants in receipt of disability benefits.
  • Contributing to the overall profitability of Group Disability by facilitating more timely return to work for claimants.
  • Work with Policyholders to develop creative return to work solutions Budget management
  • Provide effective communication to policy holders and members, and various medical professionals, often delivering complex and/or difficult messages

Vendor Management:

  • Ensuring the most effective and efficient treatments are available to our claimants

Education:

  • Related University degree, preference will be given to those candidates with Health Sciences related education
  • Completion of related Insurance Industry courses would be an asset.

Qualifications:

  • Extensive functional rehabilitation experience (5 yrs) or several years active rehabilitation experience
  • Sound knowledge of Rehabilitation Industry Standards, Disability Insurance and medical terminology, and Disability and Rehabilitation management best practices
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English-French)
  • Solid Word, Excel, and Powerpoint skills
  • Experience managing budgets in a professional setting
  • Valid driver's license and car is required to travel to various locations
  • Attributes Ability to multi-task and prioritize when case loads may be large and complex.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Ability to make difficult decisions which may have significant impact on claimants
  • Proven problem solving skills.
  • Strength in working independently and in a cohesive team environment
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proven analytical, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think of creative solutions to rehabilitation problems Interest in helping others make gainful return to employment

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