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Disability and Attendance Support Specialist in Regina at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Disability and Attendance Support Specialist

City: Regina / State: Saskatchewan                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

 

 



Job Description and Responsibilities

 

EVRAZ NA is recruiting a Disability and Attendance Support Specialist to join our Regina HR team. Reporting to the Manager of Human Resources, the incumbent will be accountable for managing, developing and/or enhancing programs related to disability management (DM) and Attendance Support (AS) programs.  This position provides support, leadership and direction to the administration of these programs and ensures both legislative compliance and optimization of outcomes.  The incumbent will work closely with the human resources team, managers, employees, third party stakeholders (Medical, Workers Compensation Board (WCB)) and unions in support of the case management process. 

 

  • Provide subject matter expertise in the area of Disability Management and Attendance Support
  • Provide leadership and guidance to management and employees to ensure timely and effective case management
  • Provide consultation and decision making on complex claims and escalate inquiries, as needed to the Manager Human Resources
  • Follow best practice and legislative obligations with respect to the development of workplace accommodations
  • Initiate and work with departments in developing systems and procedures to facilitate the early and safe return to work of employees in receipt of WCB, short-term disability and long-term disability benefits
  • Track claims experience, define trends, and assist in developing recommendations for proactive strategies to support employee wellness and/or changes to benefit plans, policies and practices
  • Ensure benefit coverage is in compliance with collective agreements and legislative requirements



 



Job Requirements

 

  • Charted Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation
  • University graduate or equivalent in a related field such as Human Resources, Rehabilitation Counselling, Kinesiology, Health Sciences or Social Sciences
  • Disability Management Designation (Certified Disability Management Professional, Certified Return to Work Coordinator) or equivalent training and/or experience
  • Demonstrated experience in disability management programs and claims management
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a related field such as disability/WCB, health & safety, human resources or occupational health
  • Experience with complex claims management in a unionized environment
  • Experience with workplace health programs and working with external insurance providers
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant provincial legislation including Workers Compensation Act, Human Rights and Accessibility legislation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective case management skills requiring active involvement and advanced strategies for managing complex cases
  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage time in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, including exercising tact, diplomacy and sensitivity when dealing with employees in a unionized environment and staff at all levels, as well as external stakeholders
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team, as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 


 

All applicants must be legally able to work in Canada without sponsorship.

 

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

Job Requirements

  • Charted Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation
  • University graduate or equivalent in a related field such as Human Resources, Rehabilitation Counselling, Kinesiology, Health Sciences or Social Sciences
  • Disability Management Designation (Certified Disability Management Professional, Certified Return to Work Coordinator) or equivalent training and/or experience
  • Demonstrated experience in disability management programs and claims management
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a related field such as disability/WCB, health & safety, human resources or occupational health
  • Experience with complex claims management in a unionized environment
  • Experience with workplace health programs and working with external insurance providers
  • In-depth knowledge of relevant provincial legislation including Workers Compensation Act, Human Rights and Accessibility legislation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated effective case management skills requiring active involvement and advanced strategies for managing complex cases
  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to manage time in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, including exercising tact, diplomacy and sensitivity when dealing with employees in a unionized environment and staff at all levels, as well as external stakeholders
  • Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team, as well as independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office