Disability Case Manager

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    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    3 months ago
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    Health Care

Join our Disability Insurance team today!If you want to work with a team where integrity, collaboration, excellence and constant improvement are at the heart of your everyday life, this is your chance.Get the most of our amazing benefits!We offer a permanent position with flexible hours helping you find a work-life balance. Get the keys to success with an excellent initial training and receive further training with a yearly allocation for continuous learning to broaden your knowledge.Great-West Life provides you with a team-oriented work environment, competitive salary based and a possibility of bonuses. Our benefits include a wellness plan, a defined contribution pension plan for your future, an employee ownership plan, and family coverage at no additional cost.Position Overview: We are recruiting multiple Disability Case Managers for our Ottawa Disability Management Office. The case manager is responsible for investigating Short Term, Long Term Disability and Waiver of Life Premium Claims, including assessment of medical and eligibility information and accepting/declining the claim as warranted. The decision must be communicated to the claimant and policyholder in a professional and effective manner. The office works in a team environment. The Case Manager is also responsible for delivering timely, professional and responsive service to our clients and their employees. This role is requires the ability to work in a fast paced environment and ability to manage multiple priorities. You will be responsible for the ongoing management of assigned disability claims (STD, LTD and Life Waiver), including assessing barriers to successful and timely return-to-work, engaging with stakeholders to implement strategies to address those barriers and support a return to employability. You will develop proactive disability management plans which are goal-oriented to achieve effective and positive outcomes. Accountabilities:Commitment to living our values of Customer View, Integrity, Partnership and CommunitiesAssess new claims that are of a complex nature to determine initial entitlement for benefits within the contract provisions, obtaining further information from a variety of sources when necessary.Conduct detailed telephone interviews and collect medical reports to obtain relevant and necessary information for claim assessment and ongoing managementProactively develop and execute comprehensive, goal-oriented management plans, including the identification of appropriate cost effective measures to manage claim duration.Prepare and evaluate cost-benefit analyses to validate claims management expenses.Implement return-to-work programs of less than twelve weeks in duration.Initiate further investigation into complex claims.Work with our rehab partners to coordination and review ongoing medical care and rehabilitation programs to ensure they are produce positive effects;Effectively communicate claim decisions to claimants and employers and respond to inquiries (both written and verbal) from claimants, employers, physicians, lawyers, and internal Great-West Life business partners.English/French bilingualism Clearly and effectively deliver complex and sensitive messages, through both verbal and written communicationAdhere to high standards of privacy and confidentiality and accurately maintain file documentation and internal records. Represent Great-West Life in client meetings and legal proceedings, when requiredQualifications:Exceptional decision making, analytical and problem solving skills.Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage multiple demands and competing priorities to achieve required results.Superior verbal and written communication skillsCommitment to customer service excellence. Demonstrated ability to tackle contentious situations and negotiate positive results.Highly skilled at and comfortable dealing with ambiguity.Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.Strong commitment to learning and workplace continuous improvementPost secondary degree or equivalent.Experience in disability management would be an asset.Knowledge of legislation related to Disability Management (i.e. Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Health & Safety) is an assetCompletion of course work in LOMA, CEBS or NIDMAR, etc is an assetWe offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.Discover your opportunity… Apply today! #GreatWestCareersGreat-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities. If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.*LI-JB2