Return to Work Coordinator
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
12d ago

Posted : 05 / 18 / 2018 12 : 31 : 10 PM

We currently have an opportunity for a Temporary Full Time Return to Work Coordinator in the Occupational Health & Safety Department located at the Bayview Campus.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES :

  • Facilitates the return to work and rehabilitation process for all employees;
  • Communicates with employees, management, union representatives, WSIB and LTD representatives to facilitate the return to work process in compliance with applicable legislative requirements, Hospital policy and procedures and relevant Collective Agreements;
  • Collaborates as part of a multidisciplinary team in order to provide a safe return to work program for employees. Conducts regular progress meetings for all parties including employees, unions and managers;
  • Arranges and facilitates independent medical evaluations as required;
  • Collaborates with Human Resources, Patient Care Managers, other OHS staff and legal counsel in the preparation for grievance and arbitration hearings.
  • Attends and participates in hearings as required;
  • Attends WSIB and WSIAT hearings as required;
  • Works in collaboration with WSIB adjudicators as required;
  • Works with Human Resources to identify placements for employees on the Permanent Accommodation List, comparing Functional Abilities Evaluations to physical demands of identified jobs;
  • Performs matches for physical demands on jobs to compare with the employee’s restrictions;
  • Maintains statistical data and provide routine reports as directed;
  • Ensures timely correspondence and information is provided to all parties;
  • Participates in OH&S related research projects as appropriate.
  • Strong knowledge of MSK Injuries required
  • QUALIFICATIONS :

  • Bachelor Degree in Sciences
  • Certificate in Disability Case Management required
  • Strong knowledge of MSK injuries reqired
  • 5 years’ experience in disability management preferred in Health Care
  • Experience in a unionized environment required
  • Experience in dealing with WSIB adjudicators and case managers preferred
  • Experience in dealing with Insurance Company adjudicators / investigators
  • Experience with working with arbitrations required
  • Sound knowledge of the Workplace Safety & Insurance Act, WSIB, Human Rights and LTD processes and procedures and all applicable occupational heath & safety legislation and standards
  • Computer literacy Word processing, data entry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven creative problem solving ability
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resumes and cover letters in one document quoting 181559 to :

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    Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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