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Leave of Absence Case Manager

Cambridge Health Alliance

Somerville, MA
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Job Details

Department: Human Resources

Location: CHA Somerville Hospital, Somerville, MA

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Type: Non-Union

Work Shift: Days

Work Days: M-F

Hours/Week: 40

Requisition Number: hrq-73583

Job Purpose

The CHA Leave of Absence Case Manager is responsible for the effective application of the leave of absence policies and related employee benefit plans and programs.

Specific Duties include: Coordinates the administration of all leaves of absence through the Cambridge Health Alliance Reviews LOA requests, determines applicable eligibility and communicates correct leave information to employees Creates and maintains LOA files to ensure accurate and timely information/documentation Communicates LOA status to various department managers. Coordinates with Occupational Health on all medical leave of absences. Responsible for maintaining compliance with all state and federal laws surrounding leaves of absence Identifies and resolves day to day problems within parameters defined by established company benefit plans, policies, and precedents Applies knowledge of FMLA, ADA, and other legal requirements to reach appropriate decisions. Refers complex problems to the Sr. Director of Labor and Employee Relations for direction. Assists in ongoing development and improvement of leave of absence policies and procedures. Works cross functionally with other areas of Human Resources to ensure effective operation to achieve organizational objectives. Administers the short term and long term disability programs Develops and provides reports as requested

At least three years of successful experience administering leaves of absences for large, complex organizations Extensive knowledge of Federal and State laws/regulations of FMLA, ADA and other applicable statutes. Demonstrated strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills Ability to enforce policies and procedures Ability to work independently, positively handles conflict, and work in a fast paced environment. Display detail-oriented approach to daily activities and a self-starter attitude Ability to manipulate data to drive and expedite analyses Interpersonal communication skills used effectively to foster a sense of approachability and compassion in dealing with sensitive and difficult employee life situations. Ability to work in a cross functional team environment, while also building strong partner and interdepartmental relationships


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