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Disability Support Worker

Leidos
7532 Axton St, Springfield, VA 22151

Description:Anyone interested in being considered for a position for this upcoming contract, please apply with your most recent resume and contact info for us to reach out to you directly, should you qualify. All candidates must have an ACTIVE TS/SCI... Read More

Description:Anyone interested in being considered for a position for this upcoming contract, please apply with your most recent resume and contact info for us to reach out to you directly, should you qualify. All candidates must have an ACTIVE TS/SCI level clearance currently to be considered. Provide support to Government employees with disabilities to enable them to accomplish daily work functions, to include note taking, document handling, processing and administrative operations, personal assistance with computer use like mouse navigation, lifting material like charts and maps, and assistance with using the phone, printer and other machines. May need to be attend training (onsite and/or offsite) with the Government employee to provide similar support. Experience and demonstrated competency performing personal assistance duties. Comprehensive computer knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office programs. Additional skills include the following: briefing skills, project management, organizational skills, and communication skills. General understanding of, or ability to learn, NGA, its mission, products, and internal/external customers, as is familiarity with NGA specific applications and methods like PeopleSoft and GEOINT analysis software.Qualifications:LEVEL 1 Experience and demonstrated competency performing personal assistance duties. Comprehensive computer knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office programs Additional skills include the following: briefing skills, project management, organizational skills, and communication skills General understanding of, or ability to learn, NGA, its mission, products, and internal/external customers, as is familiarity with NGA specific applications and methods like PeopleSoft and GEOINT analysis software High School diploma or equivalent experience within related field < 3 years LEVEL 2 Experience and demonstrated competency performing personal assistance duties. Comprehensive computer knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office programs Additional skills include the following: briefing skills, project management, organizational skills, and communication skills General understanding of, or ability to learn, NGA, its mission, products, and internal/external customers, as is familiarity with NGA specific applications and methods like PeopleSoft and GEOINT analysis software Associate s Degree or equivalent experience within related field 3- 6 years LEVEL 3 Experience and demonstrated competency performing personal assistance duties. Comprehensive computer knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office programs Additional skills include the following: briefing skills, project management, organizational skills, and communication skills General understanding of, or ability to learn, NGA, its mission, products, and internal/external customers, as is familiarity with NGA specific applications and methods like PeopleSoft and GEOINT analysis software Bachelor s Degree or equivalent experience within related field 7- 10 Years Leidos Overview:Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Associated topics: attorney corporate, company, corporate, corporate attorney, counsel, court, internal, legal, llp, market

Director, Disability Disbursement Financial Services

The Hartford
Hartford, CT 06183

The Hartford is looking for a leader to develop and lead the system, process and workforce integration strategies within its Disability Financial Services function within The Hartford's Group Benefit Insurance business. This position will have oversi... Read More

The Hartford is looking for a leader to develop and lead the system, process and workforce integration strategies within its Disability Financial Services function within The Hartford's Group Benefit Insurance business. This position will have oversight for a broad set of functions that are accountable for the client set up of the Disability Payroll Processing system during customer implementation inclusive of their taxation, payment processing and reporting needs. The role further oversees the daily claim processing cycle and ongoing financial, tax and customer reporting needs of the disability claim payment process. This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned leader with deep disability disbursement, tax withholding and third party payor administrator experience. The successful candidate with have demonstrated the ability to guide a diverse and complex function through a significant transformation as we integrate the former Aetna Group Insurance Business with The Hartford in addition to ensuring daily execution and SLA's are achieved. The background of this candidate must include fully insured as well as employer self-funded disability claims experience and financial services as a third-party payer. Disability disbursement is largely a payroll practice and the candidate must also have experience with the generally accepted workflows and audit controls required for this type of function. This includes but is not limited to adherence to both internal and plan sponsor external audit standards as well as robust Soc1 Controls. The primary accountabilities are: * Provide strategic direction, visionary thinking, seasoned judgment, financial acumen and leadership when making decisions as it relates to the customer and beneficiary service experience of the disability financial services system configuration and disability payroll processing functions. * Develop the operations strategy for these functions inclusive of innovation, automation, forecasting, staffing and organization alignment. Responsible for a combined workforce of approximately 40 staff inclusive of employees and offshore vendor partners servicing approximately $2.7B of premium with disbursements on a monthly basis exceeding $200M. * This position will work with a broad group of leaders across the business and functional areas including Sales, Claims, Finance, Banking, Tax and Human Resources to develop and execute on the short term and longer term strategy as the function is integrated at The Hartford. The incumbent will be responsible for an operating budget of approximately $1.9M * Lead the multi-year disability claim payment expansion and conversion strategy. * This individual is responsible for providing leadership direction to his/her team with ultimate accountability for service timeliness, quality, customer satisfaction and efficiency objectives. * Will be accountable to lead the team through The Hartford Way deployment in 2019 and the successful incumbent will achieve their organizational objectives through achievement of operational excellence, process improvements, financial discipline and accountability to reduce year over year unit costs. In addition they will maintain a high degree of focus on the cultural integration to provide high engagement and a positive work experience for our employees. * Leadership Development - Accountable for creating and providing clear direction to continually strengthen and develop leadership talent and building a strong leadership pipeline. * Partnership/Influencing - Accountable for developing collaborative relationships both internally and externally. * 7-10 years in a leadership role in the financial disability disbursement services; 2 years minimum at the Director level or equivalent * Experience with PeopleSoft Third Party Payor payroll process is highly desirable; or similar experiences with other commercially available vendor products * Operations, Claim or financial management leadership experience required * Transformational leadership experience specifically with conversion to new platforms and processes a significant plus. Strong strategic management experiences required * Strong critical thinking skills as they relate to financial acumen * Strong interpersonal skills as it relates to building organization relationships and inspiring trust. * Strong leadership as it relates to attracting and developing talent, empowering others, influencing and negotiating and leadership versatility * College degree required Location: Strong preference for the role to be based in Hartford, CT or Plantation, FL. Can also be based in Phoenix, AZ, Portland, ME, Sacramento, CA, Minneapolis, MN or other Hartford disability claim offices. EqualOpportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/SexualOrientation/Gender Identity or Expression/Religion/AgeSDL2017 Associated topics: adjuster, automobile, claim, claim adjuster, claimant, fraud, insurance adjuster, insurance examiner, insurance investigator, investigation

Developmental Disability Professional (DDP)

CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED
10400 Hardy Ave, Kansas City, MO 64133

Developmental Disability Professional (DDP) Center for Developmentally Disabled is currently seeking a qualified individual to join their team as a Developmental Disability Professional (DDP). Responsibilities: Knowledge of current practices in t... Read More

Developmental Disability Professional (DDP) Center for Developmentally Disabled is currently seeking a qualified individual to join their team as a Developmental Disability Professional (DDP). Responsibilities: Knowledge of current practices in the field of community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities and other services for persons with developmental disabilities person-centered program planning, basic medical terminology, the principles of person centered practices, provision of habilitation services, and positive behavioral support techniques. Ability to assess the needs of persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilities. Evaluate assessments Develop and assess individual program plans; adjust services as needed. Mobilize resources to meet individual needs. Interact and communicate with other regulatory bodies and others in person via telephone, electronically, and written correspondence to exchange information and to respond to information requests. Develop working relationships with individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, their families and guardians, interdisciplinary team members, agency representatives, and individuals or advocacy groups. Monitor services provided. Apply agency and program rules, policies, and procedures. Supervise House Managers, occasional on-call responsibilities and support Direct Support Professionals in providing services to people with intellectual disabilities.Qualifications: Two years of experience in services or programs for persons with intellectual or other developmental disabilities. Applicants with Bachelor s degree and professional experience in: education, psychology, social work, sociology, human services, or a related field and experience within a specialized developmental disabilities service system in delivery of habilitation and/or case management services are preferred. Applicant must have experience in staff management/leadership and the ability to motivate and manage his/her team in the execution of person centered plan and service delivery for individuals in the CDD programs. Valid driver's license and applicant must have a clean MVR.

Long Term Disability Specialist I

Utah Retirement Systems
5129 W 5360 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84118

About The CompanyA division of Utah Retirement Systems, PEHP is a non-profit trust with the vital job of providing health benefits to Utah s public employees and their families.Job DescriptionSummary:Analyze long-term disability claims in order to de... Read More

About The CompanyA division of Utah Retirement Systems, PEHP is a non-profit trust with the vital job of providing health benefits to Utah s public employees and their families.Job DescriptionSummary:Analyze long-term disability claims in order to determine benefits due, timely payments and adjustments. Investigate and coordinate various claim conditions such as litigation, rehabilitation and third party recovery. Ensure ongoing management of disability claims is in compliance with policy and procedure. Duties and Responsibilities:Analyzes and processes claims by investigating and gathering information from varied sources to determine compensability of the claim which includes review of medical, employment and personal information. Informs claimants of documentation required to process claims, changes in insurance and LTD benefits, required time frames, personal and legal responsibilities, payment information and claims status.Prepares claims for medical reviews; prepares and provides thorough review of contested claims. Completes exposure analysis on contested claims. Processes decisions after acceptance or denial. Manages activities on active claims relative to eligibility verification, benefit payments, collections of overpayments, appropriate terminations and periodic reviews. Works closely with guidance from the LTD Specialist to coordinate various claims processes through a well-developed plan of action including time requirements, legal follow-up and compliance.Works closely with guidance from the LTD Supervisor to manage activities on claims in adherence to laws and rules relative to vocational rehabilitation, rehabilitative employment, medical, fraud potential, offsets, third party claims and cost management. Determines benefits, approves and makes timely claim payments and adjustments; assists in the audit process for issuance of monthly LTD payroll benefit checks. Provides insurance premium information and explains various insurance options. Ensures proper completion of enrollment/change documentation. Enters insurance enrollment into the system in accordance with rules and policies.Computes benefit amounts, overpayment debt and retroactive insurance debt according to rules and laws.Identifies claim recoveries including but not limited to subrogation, short term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, third party claims, workers compensation, social security disability and retirement offsets. Takes appropriate action pursuant to process and Title 49.Under guidance of LTD Program Manager assists with third party recovery including managing collection correspondence and coordinating appropriate action with legal department and subrogation/recoveries staff Evaluates and arranges appropriate referral of claims to outside vendors for surveillance, vocational rehabilitation, independent medical evaluation, functional capability evaluation, and/or related disability activities.Works with LTD Program Manager and legal department to seek legal advice and prepare claims and documents for litigation. Runs reports, completes audits and processes data to ensure claim files and benefit enrollments are processed timely and accurately.Attends risk management meetings (of lesser volume and complexity) and maintains professional relationships with participating employers, risk management staff and other participants.Maintains strict confidentiality.Performs other related duties as required.Required ExperienceEducation and ExperienceHigh School Diploma AND two (2) years of progressively responsible experience handling disability claims and/or worker compensation claims; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Specific experience or specialized training in disability insurance claims management is preferred. Medical terminology and health insurance claims processing experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesRequires effective verbal and written communications skills as well as professional phone etiquette skills. Requires, a working knowledge of purposes, principles and practices of insurance systems; insurance law, codes, policies and guidelines; computer operations and technical software applications; negotiation and interview techniques; interpersonal conflict resolution methods. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, co-workers and the public; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; perform basic mathematical calculations; operate a variety of types of office equipment; type, and work independently and deal effectively with stress caused by work load and time deadlines. Must have strong organizational skills. Must be able to deal with claimants medical and financial information with sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion. Work EnvironmentIncumbent performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require a variety of physical activities which do not generally involve muscular strain, but do require activities related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required to perform essential functions. Job duties require occasional travel for office business. Individual must be physically capable of safely operating a vehicle, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record based upon data provided by a current Department of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).\",\"title\":\"Long Term Disability Specialist I\",\"@context\":\"\",\"url\":\"\",\"hiringOrganization\":{\"@type\":\"Organization\",\"name\":\"Utah Retirement Systems\",\"sameAs\":\"\"},\"jobLocation\":[{\"address\":{\"addressCountry\":\"UT\",\"streetAddress\":\"560 East 200 South\",\"@type\":\"PostalAddress\",\"postalCode\":\"84102\",\"addressLocality\":\"Salt Lake City\"},\"@type\":\"Place\"}],\"datePosted\":\"2018-07-16T00:00:00.000Z\",\"occupationalCategory\":\"Long Term Disability (LTD)\"}Please Enable Cookies to ContinuePlease enable cookies in your browser to experience all the personalized features of this site, including the ability to apply for a job.Welcome pageReturning Candidate?Log back in!Long Term Disability Specialist ILocationUT-Salt Lake CityPosted Date3 weeks ago(7/16/2018 6:14 PM)Job ID2018-2591CategoryLong Term Disability (LTD)Minimum Starting WageUSD $16.53/Hr.About The CompanyA division of Utah Retirement Systems, PEHP is a non-profit trust with the vital job of providing health benefits to Utah s public employees and their families.Job DescriptionSummary:Analyze long-term disability claims in order to determine benefits due, timely payments and adjustments. Investigate and coordinate various claim conditions such as litigation, rehabilitation and third party recovery. Ensure ongoing management of disability claims is in compliance with policy and procedure. Duties and Responsibilities:Analyzes and processes claims by investigating and gathering information from varied sources to determine compensability of the claim which includes review of medical, employment and personal information. Informs claimants of documentation required to process claims, changes in insurance and LTD benefits, required time frames, personal and legal responsibilities, payment information and claims status.Prepares claims for medical reviews; prepares and provides thorough review of contested claims. Completes exposure analysis on contested claims. Processes decisions after acceptance or denial. Manages activities on active claims relative to eligibility verification, benefit payments, collections of overpayments, appropriate terminations and periodic reviews. Works closely with guidance from the LTD Specialist to coordinate various claims processes through a well-developed plan of action including time requirements, legal follow-up and compliance.Works closely with guidance from the LTD Supervisor to manage activities on claims in adherence to laws and rules relative to vocational rehabilitation, rehabilitative employment, medical, fraud potential, offsets, third party claims and cost management. Determines benefits, approves and makes timely claim payments and adjustments; assists in the audit process for issuance of monthly LTD payroll benefit checks. Provides insurance premium information and explains various insurance options. Ensures proper completion of enrollment/change documentation. Enters insurance enrollment into the system in accordance with rules and policies.Computes benefit amounts, overpayment debt and retroactive insurance debt according to rules and laws.Identifies claim recoveries including but not limited to subrogation, short term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, third party claims, workers compensation, social security disability and retirement offsets. Takes appropriate action pursuant to process and Title 49.Under guidance of LTD Program Manager assists with third party recovery including managing collection correspondence and coordinating appropriate action with legal department and subrogation/recoveries staff Evaluates and arranges appropriate referral of claims to outside vendors for surveillance, vocational rehabilitation, independent medical evaluation, functional capability evaluation, and/or related disability activities.Works with LTD Program Manager and legal department to seek legal advice and prepare claims and documents for litigation. Runs reports, completes audits and processes data to ensure claim files and benefit enrollments are processed timely and accurately.Attends risk management meetings (of lesser volume and complexity) and maintains professional relationships with participating employers, risk management staff and other participants.Maintains strict confidentiality.Performs other related duties as required.Required ExperienceEducation and ExperienceHigh School Diploma AND two (2) years of progressively responsible experience handling disability claims and/or worker compensation claims; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. Specific experience or specialized training in disability insurance claims management is preferred. Medical terminology and health insurance claims processing experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesRequires effective verbal and written communications skills as well as professional phone etiquette skills. Requires, a working knowledge of purposes, principles and practices of insurance systems; insurance law, codes, policies and guidelines; computer operations and technical software applications; negotiation and interview techniques; interpersonal conflict resolution methods. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, co-workers and the public; ability to follow written and verbal instructions; perform basic mathematical calculations; operate a variety of types of office equipment; type, and work independently and deal effectively with stress caused by work load and time deadlines. Must have strong organizational skills. Must be able to deal with claimants medical and financial information with sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion. Work EnvironmentIncumbent performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require a variety of physical activities which do not generally involve muscular strain, but do require activities related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required to perform essential functions. Job duties require occasional travel for office business. Individual must be physically capable of safely operating a vehicle, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record based upon data provided by a current Department of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).OptionsApply for this job onlineApplyShareRefer this job to a friendReferSorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.Share on your newsfeedInterested in this opportunity?Application FAQsSoftware Powered by iCIMSwww.icims.com Associated topics: attorney corporate, business, company, compliance, compliance office, corporate, courtroom, legal affairs, legal department, market

Director, Disability Disbursement Financial Services

The Hartford Financial Services Group
2333 NW 14th Ct, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311

Provide strategic direction, visionary thinking, seasoned judgment, financial acumen and leadership when making decisions as it relates to the customer and beneficiary service experience of the disability financial services system configuration and d... Read More

Provide strategic direction, visionary thinking, seasoned judgment, financial acumen and leadership when making decisions as it relates to the customer and beneficiary service experience of the disability financial services system configuration and disability payroll processing functions. Develop the operations strategy for these functions inclusive of innovation, automation, forecasting, staffing and organization alignment. Responsible for a combined workforce of approximately 40 staff inclusive of employees and offshore vendor partners servicing approximately $2.7B of premium with disbursements on a monthly basis exceeding $200M. This position will work with a broad group of leaders across the business and functional areas including Sales, Claims, Finance, Banking, Tax and Human Resources to develop and execute on the short term and longer term strategy as the function is integrated at The Company. The incumbent will be responsible for an operating budget of approximately $1.9MLead the multi-year disability claim payment expansion and conversion strategy.This individual is responsible for providing leadership direction to his/her team with ultimate accountability for service timeliness, quality, customer satisfaction and efficiency objectives.Will be accountable to lead the team through The Company Way deployment in 2019 and the successful incumbent will achieve their organizational objectives through achievement of operational excellence, process improvements, financial discipline and accountability to reduce year over year unit costs. In addition they will maintain a high degree of focus on the cultural integration to provide high engagement and a positive work experience for our employees. Leadership Development - Accountable for creating and providing clear direction to continually strengthen and develop leadership talent and building a strong leadership pipeline. Partnership/Influencing - Accountable for developing collaborative relationships both internally and externally. Qualifications7-10 years + in a leadership role in the financial disability disbursement services; 2 years minimum at the Director level or equivalentExperience with PeopleSoft Third Party Payor payroll process is highly desirable; or similar experiences with other commercially available vendor productsOperations, Claim or financial management leadership experience requiredTransformational leadership experience specifically with conversion to new platforms and processes a significant plus. Strong strategic management experiences requiredStrong critical thinking skills as they relate to financial acumenStrong interpersonal skills as it relates to building organization relationships and inspiring trust. Strong leadership as it relates to attracting and developing talent, empowering others, influencing and negotiating and leadership versatilityCollege degree required

Disability Claims Case Manager (Complex)

Lincoln Financial Group
119 Gilbert Ave, Rocky Hill, CT 06067

Alternate Locations: Rocky Hill, CT \\(Connecticut\\)Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity\\.Requisition \\#56174**About the Company**Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and... Read More

Alternate Locations: Rocky Hill, CT \\(Connecticut\\)Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity\\.Requisition \\#56174**About the Company**Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence\\. Our core business areas ? Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection ? focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer?s lifestyles and retirement outcomes\\.Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation \\(NYSE: LNC\\) and its affiliates\\. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017\\.Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees? futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals\\.**The Role**As a Disability Claims Case Manager \\(Complex\\), you will be responsible for conducting the review and investigation, liability determination, and management of short\\-term disability \\(STD\\) claims under general supervision\\. You will apply the appropriate contractual provisions; legal guidelines; case management resources; and claim procedures, concepts, principles, and protocols to risk manage claims\\. You will be expected to regularly exercise independent judgement in interpreting information while using multiple disability claim systems to manage and pay claims while meeting all service, timeframe, and productions standards\\. You may also be required to forward claims to more senior Case Managers if the complexity of the claim\\(s\\) exceeds the complexity responsibility and authority guidelines\\.Compensation for this role is in the $48,000 to $54,000 range\\.**Functional Responsibilities**Consultation and Analysis+ Conducts investigations to determine whether or not to accept liability and to what degree\\. Approves or denies benefits accordingly\\.+ Calculates the liability for each claim applying all appropriate offsets such as social security, workers compensation and third parties\\.+ Continually assesses claim details to determine if claims are going to exceed case management authority guidelines\\.+ Evaluates and refers appropriate claims to risk management resources such as Vocational Rehabilitation, Managed Care, Fraud, Social Security, and Subrogation\\.+ Manages claims within multiple funding arrangements\\.+ Updates and accurately documents system and claim files on actions taken\\. Establishes future action plan and case direction\\.Communication+ Communicates with claimants, employers, and various medical professionals to gather information regarding the application for, payment of, and ongoing management of STD \\(or LTD\\) benefits\\.+ Responds to various written and telephone inquiries including eligibility, approval/denial determinations, status and continuation or closure of benefits\\.+ Identifies, calculates, communicates, and follows\\-up on overpayments\\.+ Maintains the established customer service, production, and quality standards\\.+ May be assigned to provide guidance and assistance to others\\.**Education**+ Bachelor's Degree is required**Experience**+ Communication, organizational, problem solving, and computer skills required\\.+ Excellent writing, customer service, and interpersonal skills necessary\\.+ Knowledge of insurance, medical terminology, and case management in same or similar discipline is preferred\\.+ A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations+ Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions+ Drives performance targets to completionThis position may be subject to Lincoln?s Political Contribution Policy\\. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions\\. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln?s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities\\.Lincoln Financial Group \\(?LFG?\\) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex \\(including pregnancy\\), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information\\. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications\\. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260\\-455\\-2558\\.Lincoln Financial Group (\"LFG\") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Associated topics: business development, case manager, development, development manager, liaison, office manager, plan, program development, project development, resource development

Director for its Disability Advocacy

Non Profit Organization
411 Grand St, New York, NY 10002

The Director will be responsible for working with staff to develop and implement a strategic vision for the work of the units. The Director will also devise creative, policy and high impact advocacy strategies to address systemic barriers facing peop... Read More

The Director will be responsible for working with staff to develop and implement a strategic vision for the work of the units. The Director will also devise creative, policy and high impact advocacy strategies to address systemic barriers facing people with disabilities and children with special needs. The Director will supervise attorneys and paralegals on a range of litigation including administrative proceedings, appeals and affirmative litigation in State and Federal Court. The Director will also be responsible for strengthening relationships with community partners and elected officials; addressing systemic disability issues; and handling administrative and grant responsibilities. The Director will be expected to work collaboratively with and provide leadership for LSNYCs city-wide disability and education rights practices.Experience and QualificationsWe seek an attorney admitted to the New York State Bar with: A demonstrated expertise in Social Security law and practice, including experience with administrative proceedings before the Social Security Administration and litigation in federal court; At least 7 years of experience in federal court practice; A demonstrated expertise in disability and special education law and policy; A demonstrated passion for social justice and a commitment to working with diverse, low-income communities; Excellent analytical, and written and oral communication skills; Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; Ability to supervise and train a diverse team of attorneys, paralegals, administrative staff, fellows and volunteers in a fast paced and high-volume practice;Basic knowledge of current technology in a law practice; andFluency in a second language (preferred). Associated topics: customer, courtroom, criminal law, law firm, legal affairs, legal office, legal service, litigate, litigating, litigation

HUMAN RESOURCES ANALYST (DISABILITY COMPLIANCE)

Los Angeles Metro
960 E 42nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90011

Basic FunctionPerforms journey-level professional work in support of the agency's human resources function as it relates to disability compliance programsExample Of DutiesInterprets, and implements established policies and procedures supporting the D... Read More

Basic FunctionPerforms journey-level professional work in support of the agency's human resources function as it relates to disability compliance programsExample Of DutiesInterprets, and implements established policies and procedures supporting the Disability Compliance ProgramPerforms responsible work to ensure the agency is in compliance with its obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and all state, federal, and local laws, rules and regulations Performs routine functions specific to interactive process coordination, reasonable accommodation meeting facilitation, early return-to-work program support, fitness for duty examination management, essential function job analysis development, discipline/disability issue management, abuse and work restrictions/functional limitation clarification Reviews and analyzes information to support in the development of comprehensive, individualized disability management plans for disabled employees and applicants, including employees and applicants who are perceived to be disabled Supports in compiling and analyzing statistical information related to the agency's compliance with established processes and procedures and to support evaluation of the effectiveness of the Interactive ProcessesParticipates in claim review meetings aimed at reducing disability durations, identifying strategic response to reducing unscheduled absences, and returning employees to workAssists in the preparation of reports to management and committeesRepresents department at reasonable accommodation meetings with stakeholdersProvides guidance and information to management and staff on disability compliance policies, procedures, practices, regulations, and resolution of related problemsEnsures implementation and data management through the use of a Task Management softwareContributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried outRequirements For EmploymentBachelor's degree -- Human Resources, Communications, Business, Public Administration, or other related field 2 years of experience performing professional human resources work Preferred Qualifications: Due to the competitiveness of the recruitment, consideration may be given to those candidates who demonstrate the following additional qualifications: Experience supporting ADA disability and/or return to work programs Knowledge:Theories, principles, and practices of human resources management, including familiarity with ADA, FEHA, and state, federal, and local laws, rules and regulations Research and report preparation methodsAbilities:Communicate effectively orally and in writingPrepare comprehensive reports and correspondenceUnderstand, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures in a clear and concise mannerPrepare clear, concise, and comprehensive narrative and statistical reportsMaintain confidentiality Represents Metro before the publicAnalyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcomeImplement established policies and proceduresCompile, analyze, and interpret complex dataUnderstand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreementsInteract professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representativesRead, write, speak, and understand EnglishWork independently with little directionEffectively operate a computer for the purpose of database management, data retrieval, and word processingEstablish and maintain strong and effective working relationships with colleagues, contractors, attorneys, and the general public Selection ProcedureApplicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.Application ProcedureTo apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application. Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location: METRO Headquarters, Employment Office One Gateway Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012 Telephone: (213) ###-#### or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro. All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (msu)*Open to the public and all Metro employeesThis job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.Closing Date/Time: 24-AUG-18 Please mention you found this employment opportunity on the CareersInGovernment.com job board. Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, assist, assistant, co op, intern, internship, on call, support, supportive

Legal Assistant - Social Security Disability

Meyers & Stanley
4040 Aldington Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32210

Job DescriptionEntry level position at Lakewood law firm for Social Security disability. People skills a must. 9am to 5 pm @ $12.50/hour.Please e-mail resume to ...@astanleylaw.comNO PHONE CALLS. ... Read More

Job DescriptionEntry level position at Lakewood law firm for Social Security disability. People skills a must. 9am to 5 pm @ $12.50/hour.Please e-mail resume to ...@astanleylaw.comNO PHONE CALLS.

Senior Underwriter - Group Life & Disability

Zurich NA
Hartford, CT 06132

**Senior Underwriter - Group Life & Disability** **Description** Zurich North America is looking for an Underwriter for the Group Life and Group Disability lines of business that is aligned to the Zurich Global Life division. This senior role wil... Read More

**Senior Underwriter - Group Life & Disability** **Description** Zurich North America is looking for an Underwriter for the Group Life and Group Disability lines of business that is aligned to the Zurich Global Life division. This senior role will underwrite large employers groups (2,500 lives) for Group Life and Group Disability insurance products. Under broad management direction, analyzes and underwrites new and renewal employee benefits business, both domestic US Risks as well as multinational exposure. Administers compliance with underwriting rules and guidelines, insurance laws and regulations, and rating tools. Works within delegated authority limits on assignments with a high degree of technical complexity, which requires coordination, creativity and negotiation skills. Possesses a strong level of technical knowledge and skills including product, pricing, experience analysis, reserving and alternate funding methodologies. May include mentoring and monitoring of less senior Underwriters. Basic Qualifications: + Bachelor's Degree and 6 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area >OR + High School Diploma or Equivalent and 8 or more years of experience in the Underwriting area >AND + 6 or more years of Group Life LTD and STD insurance product experience + Large group case underwriting experience, including experience rating and alternate funding reconciliations + US Domestic experience Preferred Qualifications: + International/Expatriate' experience + Group Life technical underwriting experience + Group Disability technical underwriting experience + Experience underwriting employers with over 1,500 employees + Experience underwriting employers with 5,000 - 10,000 employees is ideal. Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world. EOE disability/vets Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. **Primary Location:** United States-Connecticut-Hartford **Schedule** Full-time **Travel** Yes, 5 % of the Time **Relocation Available** Yes **Job Posting** 05/24/18 **Unposting Date** Ongoing**Req ID:** 180002HDIt is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status. Associated topics: underwriter

Health & Disability Services Coordinator

Pathstone Corporation
153 E Locust Ln, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Job DescriptionSummary Purpose for the Position:This is a full time/seasonal position that would work 10-11 months out of the year with the opportunity to collect unemployment during the down time. This position provides overall planning, implementat... Read More

Job DescriptionSummary Purpose for the Position:This is a full time/seasonal position that would work 10-11 months out of the year with the opportunity to collect unemployment during the down time. This position provides overall planning, implementation, coordination, and monitoring of comprehensive health, nutrition, mental health and disabilities services programming. Develop relationships with community services providers and serve as liaison to ensure needed program resources are accessible. Must have current physical exam, mantoux tuberculosis screening, and clearances.Requirements (Education, Experience, Certification, Knowledge, Skill):Certified Medical Assistant OR Associates degree in a health related field with one year experience OR documented three years experience in health related field with active enrollment in health related degree program.Must demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.Must have basic computer skills.Must demonstrate ability to work with a culturally diverse population.Must demonstrate ability to provide Training and Technical Assistance.Bilingual (English/language of majority of families in program).Position Responsibilities:Provide leadership in the development of the health, nutrition, mental health and disabilities services programming.Ensure required screenings are completed within mandated timeframes.Make referrals and provide follow-up within mandated timeframes.Provide guidance on activities recommended by the mental health consultant, IEPs, IFSPs, and / or technical assistance providers.Coordinate and participate in staffing for suspected / identified children with special needs.Observe and provide feedback to classroom staff to ensure best practices.Participate in Case Management meetings sharing knowledge of child. Complete and document assigned follow-up from Case Management meetings on appropriate form.Provide required monthly reports to Supervisor.Attend and participate in PreService and InService training.Adhere to PathStone s Confidentiality Policy.Adhere to PathStone s Child Abuse and Neglect Policy.Adhere to PathStone s Positive Guidance Policy.Assist in the physical maintenance and care of center facility such as sweeping, mopping, sanitizing and garbage disposal.Adhere to established Work Plan and update as necessary or directed by Supervisor.Implement School Readiness Plan.Perform other job related duties as required or assigned.NOTE: Base salary is listed however we could offer steps upon hire depending upon experience, education level, bi-lingual status and a few other factors. Our location is within a safe neighborhood with a free parking lot and building security features. PathStone is a visionary, diverse organization empowering individuals, families and communities to attain economic and social resources for building better lives. PathStone builds family and individual self-sufficiency by strengthening rural and urban communities. PathStone promotes social justice through programs and advocacy.PathStone is an equal opportunity employer.Please visit our website:www.pathstone.org Company DescriptionPathStone is a visionary, diverse organization empowering individuals, families and communities to attain economic and social resources for building better lives. PathStone builds family and individual self-sufficiency by strengthening farm worker, rural and urban communities. PathStone promotes social justice through programs and advocacy.PathStone is an equal opportunity employer.

Social Security Disability Intake Specialist

Kirkendall Dwyer LLP
8134 US-175 Frontage Rd, Dallas, TX 75217

Job DescriptionPOSITION SCOPE:This person will be placed in a challenging job in a fast paced, performance oriented environment. The most important attributes for this position are part of the employee s character: intelligence, communication ability... Read More

Job DescriptionPOSITION SCOPE:This person will be placed in a challenging job in a fast paced, performance oriented environment. The most important attributes for this position are part of the employee s character: intelligence, communication ability, and personal motivation. A Legal Intake Representative must use sound judgment in the execution of his or her duties, possess an engaging communication style, and maintain a competitive, self-motivated demeanor.RESPONSIBILITIES: Speaking to potential clients to discern claim viability Guiding clients through detailed intake questionnaire Utilizing software to gather information and record data Recommending defined legal efforts based upon individual clients circumstances Maintaining the high standards of professionalism and customer service expected by our clientsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to follow established policies, procedures, and training guidelines Maturity, teamwork, problem solving, learning, and consummate professionalism Strong work ethic Dependable and accountable Outstanding time management and organization skills Ability to multi-task and prioritize accounts Ability to adapt to change in a rapidly expanding dynamic organization Computer proficiency Excellent written and verbal communication skillsCompany DescriptionKirkendall Dwyer LLP is a law firm that handles motor vehicle accidents, social security disability, and mass torts. We are growing significantly over the next 2-4 years with office expansions in five states surrounding Texas. Associated topics: attorney firm, courtroom, family law, lawyer, law firm, law office, legal affairs, legal firm, litigate, litigating

Disability Policy and Program Specialist

Applied Development LLC
715 Gallatin St NW, Washington, DC 20011

Job DescriptionApplied Development LLC is hiring a Disability Policy and Program Specialist.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Provide Leadership Support for Policy and Program Development and Analysis in the following areas:Section 501 (nondiscri... Read More

Job DescriptionApplied Development LLC is hiring a Disability Policy and Program Specialist.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Provide Leadership Support for Policy and Program Development and Analysis in the following areas:Section 501 (nondiscrimination and affirmative action by federal agencies).Section 502 (establishment of the U.S. Access Board to, among other things, oversee implementation of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968).Section 504 (nondiscrimination by federal agencies in the conduct of their programs or activities).Section 508 (ensuring the procurement of accessible information and communication technology by federal agencies).Drafting disability reports of investigation (ROI), and Final administrative decisions (FAD).Translating general policy recommendations and knowledge into specific regulatory and administrative recommendations with justifications and specific proposed supporting language.Translating general policy recommendations and knowledge of specific content areas into policy products.Conducting knowledge transfer activities, including the identification and adoption of successful strategies and models.Facilitating policy development via strategic think tanks, focus groups and other policy-focused meetings.Analyzing and preparing professional quality white papers/issue briefs.Qualifications:Juris Doctorate preferred.A Bachelor s degree from an accredited college or university is required.At least five (5) years relevant experience in disability-related policy and program development and implementation in the federal sector.Desired Certifications (not required): Federal EEO Investigator Certification, Federal EEO Counselor Certification, PMP, Six-Sigma Black Belt.Applied Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.Company DescriptionWe design better tomorrows. Through our communication services, we champion the rights of people of all abilities to work and communicate effectively through sign language interpretation, reader services, advocacy, and outreach. We also help to ensure your messaging is communicated and received as intended through services like technical writing, graphic design, and publications support. Agencies such as VA, Army, DLA, and USDA trust us to lead the way to better tomorrows.

Developmental Disability Services (DDS) Coordinator

HSC Health Care System
715 Gallatin St NW, Washington, DC 20011

Job DescriptionJob RequirementsThis position will be responsible for coordinating services with the Department on Disability Services (DDS), including providing assistance in Care Coordination for eligible Enrollees and serving as a contact liaison w... Read More

Job DescriptionJob RequirementsThis position will be responsible for coordinating services with the Department on Disability Services (DDS), including providing assistance in Care Coordination for eligible Enrollees and serving as a contact liaison with DDS. ESSENTIAL JOB-SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS Acts as Liaison/point of contact between DDS and HSCSNWill serve as an expert in DDS related services for our membersServes HSCSN members and their Care Managers in care coordination efforts in collaboration with DDS. Will assist the Care Management team and membership in qualifying for DDS and completion/submission of DDS enrollment paperwork Will assist in coordination of transportation for members receiving DDS services as documented on their Individual Treatment Plan. Ensures that HSCSN staff are educated to DDS procedures, services and benefitsProvides ongoing education to HSCSN and DDS regarding respective benefits and servicesWorks with the Care Management and Clinical Informatics team to develop and implement an appropriate Coordinated Care Plan for memberscompliance with HSCSN and District metrics for the DDS populationQUALIFICATIONS:A minimum of 2 years of related experience with Development Disability Services.A minimum of 2 years of experience providing care related services to children and youth with special healthcare needs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Familiarity with computer systems and applications. Computer literate in Microsoft Suite. Strong organizational skills. Ability to interpret and apply departmental requirements. Ability to make sound decisions and use good judgment. Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practice.Education:Bachelors Degree in Social Services, or Human Services related field required.Masters Degree preferred. Company DescriptionThe HSC Health Care System combines the resources of a health plan, pediatric hospital, home health agency and nonprofit foundation to serve and empower families with complex health care needs.

Attorney - Social Security Disability

Jim Adler & Associates
8134 US-175 Frontage Rd, Dallas, TX 75217

Job DescriptionSeeking a dedicated, experienced and hardworking social security attorney for our Social Security Department in Dallas, TX. Applicants must have extensive experience in client relations and adjudicating claims before administrative law... Read More

Job DescriptionSeeking a dedicated, experienced and hardworking social security attorney for our Social Security Department in Dallas, TX. Applicants must have extensive experience in client relations and adjudicating claims before administrative law judges. Applicants must be willing to work in a team atmosphere and must have strong advocacy skills. A minimum 5 years of experience is required.Company DescriptionPersonal Injury Law Firm Associated topics: attorney firm, criminal law, divorce, firm, law firm, legal affairs, legal firm, legal service, litigate, litigating

Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP)

OpenGate
1500 Waters Pl, Bronx, NY 10461

Job DescriptionNot for profit facility located in Northern Westchester providing services for adults with developmental disabilities seeks a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP) responsible for the development and maintenance of serv... Read More

Job DescriptionNot for profit facility located in Northern Westchester providing services for adults with developmental disabilities seeks a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP) responsible for the development and maintenance of services that are individualized, integrated, and foster independence and productivity within a person centered framework. The QIDP is responsible for the development and implementation of habilitation plans for individuals receiving services in conjunction with the service team. The QIDP coordinates services provided by outside agencies. The QIDP is also responsible for training staff on active treatment related issues and is responsible for all necessary documentation.Candidate must have a Bachelor s Degree in Health, Human Services and 3 years experience working with people with developmental disabilities. Must have good interpersonal and administrative skills. Must have the ability to interact well with residents, families and regulatory agencies. We offer a competitive starting salary, excellent benefits & a 401(k) pension plan. This position is classified as exempt in accordance with Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Fax resume to HR Recruiter @ 914-###-#### or e-mail to ...@opengateinc.org. EOE, Smoke Free Environment Company DescriptionNot-for-Profit Corporation located in Westchester, NY. providing residential and day services to developmentally disabled adults.

HR Leave & Disability Specialist - Watchung, NJ

CoWorx Staffing Services
61 Jared Ct, Watchung, NJ 07069

The Leaveand Disability Specialist areas of primary focus: (1) Effectively oversees andadministers the entire end to end leave of absence process and ensures accuratecompliance with all federal regulations related to family medical leave,Americans wi... Read More

The Leaveand Disability Specialist areas of primary focus: (1) Effectively oversees andadministers the entire end to end leave of absence process and ensures accuratecompliance with all federal regulations related to family medical leave,Americans with Disabilities Act, military, personal leave, short-term andlong-term disability. (2) Provides coaching, guidance and advice to managers, employees andHR Business Partners relative to leave claims/requests, modified work schedules,return to work and timely completion of required paperwork.Key Responsibilities: Interprets and administers leave programs and policies inaccordance with the applicable federal and state employment laws (FMLA, ADA, USERRA,Pregnancy Discrimination Act, etc.) Assistsemployees with leave of absence requests and guides them through the process Prepare and process all leave Leave/ADApaperwork according to established procedures and laws Review Leave/ADA claims and advise employees andmanagers on complying with the ADA standards and assisting them in determining eligibilityand reasonable accommodation Serves as internal subject matter expert on ADA,state and federal FMLA policies, Short and Long-Term Disability Policies.Provides training and education in these areas as needed. Work with third party administrator to resolveemployee leave and disability issues as appropriate Serve as an escalation resource and subjectmatter expert for complex leave and disability issues Ensure accuracy, confidentiality and security ofinformation being processed, stored or accessed About You: Bachelor s degree strongly preferred3-5years of Leave of Absence and Disability administration experience preferred Knowledgeof federal and state leave laws, disability programs, and FMLA Excellent customer service, and team-orientedskillsExceptionalCustomer Service through professionalism, ownership and initiative Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word,Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Internet ExplorerStrong oral and written communication skillsAbility to handle strictly confidentialinformationAbilityto perform job responsibilities with a minimum of supervision Ability to prioritize and multi-task to handlequickly shifting priorities

Program Services Coordinator - Disability Services

Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD)
5s S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202

Position SummaryA senior (lead) level position responsible for providing professional case management services for a specific student population (e.g. adult students, single parents, gender related, TRIO, Upward Bound, Life Transitions, Dual Credit, ... Read More

Position SummaryA senior (lead) level position responsible for providing professional case management services for a specific student population (e.g. adult students, single parents, gender related, TRIO, Upward Bound, Life Transitions, Dual Credit, etc.) Responsible for coordinating and providing specific services provided by the department to meet the needs of the specific student population served (e.g. advising, enrollment, book loans, child care vouchers, tutoring, etc.). Develops and coordinates programs involving recruitment, enrollment, and advising/course planning. Establishes and maintains partnerships with students and service providers for educational, career, and related program and service needs.Required Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesKnowledge in conducting individual needs assessments. Advanced knowledge of computer technology and software applications in order to process registrations and to utilize specific software related to student advisement. Ability to deal extensively and effectively with a wide variety of individuals requiring excellent interpersonal skills, listening skills, and communication skills in order to convince, influence, and direct students as it relates to their academic goals. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. work day during heavy registration peak times. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service. Physical RequirementsNormal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesAdheres to strict student confidentiality guidelines. Provides academic advisement/planning to specific student population assigned utilizing a variety of resources provided by DCCCD, community organizations, and other colleges, universities and related organizations. Advising of students may be inclusive of one-on-one interaction, phone, and/or online advising. Interviews students to gather information to assess service needs; plans and implement special projects and coordinates a variety of department activities and services to better serve and extend existing services to specific student population served (e.g. advising, enrollment, book loans, child care vouchers, tutoring, etc.). Coordinates and provides program introduction meetings, workshops and/or seminars which include developing associated material to promote and inform as they relate to the specific student population served. Participates in recruitment activities, registration, drop/add/withdrawal functions, and coordinates new student orientations and/or orientations as they relate to the department s purpose and services. Acts as liaison with external location personnel (e.g. provides program information packets; off-site registration, attends information sessions, etc.). Gathers and analyzes data and prepares reports related to the assigned student population caseload. Monitors specific budget allocations, including grant budgets; assists in seeking and the solicitation of grant funds to further extend services to the specific student population served. Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff. Performs related duties as assigned.Minimum Knowledge and ExperienceBachelor s degree or higher plus four years of experience in student development or academic advisement and at least one year working in the coordination of special services/activities for a special student population or Associate s degree plus six years of experience in student development and/or academic advisement and at least one year working in the coordination of special services/activities for a special student population. Official transcripts will be required. *** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements:Knowledge and experience providing effective customer service, academic services, and community referrals to individuals with disabilities covered by federal law (Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act as amended, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990).Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Claims Operations Technical Specialist-Disability Claims

Zurich NA
1310 NE 5th Ave, Plantation, FL 33388

**Claims Operations Technical Specialist-Disability Claims** **Description** Zurich North America is hiring a Technical Specialist in our Plantation, FL office who serves as an analyst within the Claim Operations unit. This role provides technica... Read More

**Claims Operations Technical Specialist-Disability Claims** **Description** Zurich North America is hiring a Technical Specialist in our Plantation, FL office who serves as an analyst within the Claim Operations unit. This role provides technical analysis and administrative support requiring broad experience, skill and procedural knowledge; acts as contact for others in Claims Operations on claim and system matters. Responsible for correct payment calculations on disability and statutory claims. Answer payment questions from callers and explain their benefits. Test new software functionality prior to a release. Responsible for recording results of user acceptance testing as assigned by technical teams. Interface with technology and claims to recommend process changes. Report and track incidents (defects). Analyzes client needs for benefit payments, reviews data, develops and recommends alternatives for improvements to processes, customer service, or products. Has overall accountability for quality, accuracy, and timeliness. Identify and escalate issues to Manager. Influencer Internally Focused - The job?s core deliverables rely on influencing or negotiating with a range of internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. Relationships typically involve promoting cooperation, collaboration or acceptance. Basic Qualifications: + Bachelors Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Technical Analysis area OR + High School Diploma or Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Technical Analysis area AND + Experience with database management Preferred Qualifications: + Payroll Experience + User Acceptance Testing + Strong verbal and communication skills + Strong time management and attention to detail + Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment + Ability to operating independently, without close supervision, but also work as part of a team + Strong written and oral communication skills + MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world. Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world. EOE disability/vets Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. **Primary Location:** United States-Florida-Plantation **Schedule** Full-time **Travel** Yes, 5 % of the Time **Relocation Available** Yes **Job Posting** 08/01/18 **Unposting Date** Ongoing**Req ID:** 180006JEIt is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status. Associated topics: adjuster, bodily, casualty, claim adjuster, claimant, damage, insurance, insurance investigator, investigation, liability

Short Term Disability Claims Case Manager

Lincoln Financial Group
5751 Underwood Ave, Omaha, NE 68132

Alternate Locations: Charlotte, NC \\(North Carolina\\); Dover, NH \\(New Hampshire\\); Omaha, NE \\(Nebraska\\); Phoenix, AZ \\(Arizona\\); Rocky Hill, CT \\(Connecticut\\)Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity\\.Requisition \\#... Read More

Alternate Locations: Charlotte, NC \\(North Carolina\\); Dover, NH \\(New Hampshire\\); Omaha, NE \\(Nebraska\\); Phoenix, AZ \\(Arizona\\); Rocky Hill, CT \\(Connecticut\\)Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity\\.Requisition \\#56169**About the Company**Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence\\. Our core business areas ? Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection ? focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer?s lifestyles and retirement outcomes\\.Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation \\(NYSE: LNC\\) and its affiliates\\. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017\\.Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees? futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals\\.**The Role**Under general supervision, conducts the review and investigation, liability determination, and management of disability claims\\. Depending on assignment, may manage either more complex short\\-term disability only claims or long\\-term disability only claims\\. Applies the appropriate contractual provisions; legal guidelines; case management resources; and claim procedures, concepts, principles, and protocols to risk manage claims\\. Regularly exercises independent judgement in interpreting information\\. Uses disability claim system to manage and pay claims while meeting all service, timeframe, and productions standards\\. Forwards claims on to more senior Case Managers if the complexity of the claims exceed the complexity responsibility and authority guidelines\\.**Functional Responsibilities**Consultation and Analysis+ Conducts investigations to determine whether or not to accept liability and to what degree\\. Approves or denies benefits accordingly\\.+ Calculates the liability for each claim applying all appropriate offsets such as social security, workers compensation and third parties\\.+ Continually assesses claim details to determine if claims are going to exceed case management authority guidelines\\.+ Evaluates and refers appropriate claims to risk management resources such as Vocational Rehabilitation, Managed Care, Fraud, Social Security, and Subrogation\\.+ Manages claims within multiple funding arrangements\\.+ Updates and accurately documents system and claim files on actions taken\\. Establishes future action plan and case direction\\.Communication+ Communicates with claimants, employers, and various medical professionals to gather information regarding the application for, payment of, and ongoing management of STD or LTD benefits\\.+ Responds to various written and telephone inquiries including eligibility, approval/denial determinations, status and continuation or closure of benefits\\.+ Identifies, calculates, communicates, and follows\\-up on overpayments\\.+ Maintains the established customer service, production, and quality standards\\.+ May be assigned to provide guidance and assistance to others\\.**Requirements****Education**+ High School Diploma or equivalent work experience \\(4 yrs of experience in lieu of Bachelors\\)**Experience**+ Communication, organizational, problem solving, and computer skills required\\.+ Excellent writing, customer service, and interpersonal skills necessary\\.+ Knowledge of insurance, medical terminology, and case management in same or similar discipline a preferred\\.+ A demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations+ Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions+ Drives performance targets to completionThis position may be subject to Lincoln?s Political Contribution Policy\\. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions\\. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln?s current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities\\.Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e\\-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees\\.Lincoln Financial Group \\(?LFG?\\) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex \\(including pregnancy\\), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information\\. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications\\. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260\\-455\\-2558\\.Lincoln Financial Group (\"LFG\") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Associated topics: business development, case manager, case management, development manager, manage, plan, project, program development, program management, project management