SickKids’ Health Absence Management Program (HAMP) has a strong track record of managing occupational and non-occupational health absences and return to work (RTW), while also consistently maintaining statistics below the industry average.
In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, the HAMP Case Manager employs best-practice, disability management principles to facilitate stay-at-work or early-and-safe RTW following worker’s injuries or illnesses.
The HAMP Case Manager works autonomously and is responsible for communication with external health care professionals and relevant insurers, as well as internally with various stakeholders, including medical consultants, managers, union representatives, and various human resource professionals.
Here's What You'll Do
- Determine an employee’s ability to work by assessing their capabilities and work capacity to the essential job duties.
- Manage an employee’s absence.
- Identify / refer employee for treatment if necessary.
- Review submitted medical documentation.
- Provide administrative assistance with benefit applications.
- Evaluate fitness for work.
- Identify/ resolve RTW barriers.
- Leverage resources and additional services to facilitate RTW.
Here’s What You’ll Need
- Registration as a Registered Nurse in good standing with the College of Nurses of Ontario.
- Baccalaureate degree and/or Diploma in Nursing. Courses in occupational health, disability management and counseling are also an asset.
- Three to five years of experience in case/ disability management including strong experience with mental health claims.
- Experience working on multi-disciplinary team an asset.
- Experience in using physical demands analysis, ergonomic assessments, independent medical examination, or vocational rehabilitation assessments as tools for disability management.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation (e.g. Ontario Human Rights Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Employment Standards Act, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, etc.) is an asset.
- Computer literacy with Microsoft Office programs.
- Excellent communication, inter-personal, counseling, and leadership skills.
- Exceptional time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
- Proven ability to exercise sound and timely, professional judgment in complex situations.
- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
Full-Time, Permanent Employment (35 hours per week). This position offers health and dental coverage, vacation time and sick time.
Open until filled.