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Human Resource Leave of Absence & Workers Comp Coordinator

Company: Alvarado Parkway Institute
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob LocationLa Mesa - Main Campus - La Mesa, CAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelNot SpecifiedSalary Range$22.00 - $26.00Travel PercentageNoneJob ShiftDayJob CategoryHuman ResourcesAre you interested in working in a fast paced, challenging behavioral healthcare organization?Are you interested in a position that is rewarding and makes a difference in the lives of others?Alvarado Parkway Institute (API) has a need for your talent and compassion. API wants to hear from you!Alvarado Parkway Institute is currently seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join our Human Resources Team as our Leave of Absence and Workers Compensation Coordinator at our La Mesa office. This is an hourly, non-exempt position and therefore is eligible for overtime, as per State and Federal law.The Leave of Absence and Workers Compensation Coordinator will manage the lifecycle of Leaves of Absences, to include but not limited to; track and maintain documentation. This position is responsible for coordinating leaves of absence such as FMLA, CFRA, PDL, Workers' Compensation, COVID-19, Military Leaves, etc., for all Alvarado Parkway employees. This includes getting appropriate medical certifications, sending appropriate correspondence, and communicating with employees within the framework of FMLA, CFRA, Workers Comp, and all other applicable regulations.Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Responsible for auditing, reconciliation, record maintenance, and other reporting functions, ensuring programs are in compliance with government regulations and API Policy and Procedures.
  • Manages employee benefit deductions as part of the LOA process.
  • Communicate with employees and supervisors on appropriate leave types and determine leave qualification and eligibility accordingly and provide leave of absence consultation, answer questions regarding entitlements and provide information regarding available benefits.
  • Tracking benefits deductions in HRIS and making appropriate adjustments for those on LOA.
  • Builds relationships with department heads, managers, and supervisors, and develops a cadence of communication with regards to leave updates and changes.
  • Monitor leave duration to ensure receipt of relevant documentation.
  • Issues timely and accurate responses and escalate when appropriate for requests extending beyond entitlement.
  • Coordinate, and conduct the Interactive process and Reasonable Accommodations.
  • Manges APIs Return-to-Work Program by working in conjunction with Employees, Physicians, Department Leaders.
  • Responsible for having a clear understanding of APIs health insurance plan, FMLA, PDL, CFRA, VDI, ADA, LTD, and other benefits.
  • Register all injured and/or ill employees for authorization for treatment at Occupational Health Clinic.
  • Maintains a calendar system to track and follow-up on work statuses, Occupational Health Clinic appointments, Physical Therapy appointments, and any other important file dates.
  • Develop and maintain a line of communication with local Occupational Health Clinic, as well as WC Claims Manager/Adjustor.
  • Follows up with employees who have missed any Occupational Health Clinic Appointments.
  • Maintain health & safety compliance records (OSHA-300, etc.)
  • Provides training to API Managers/Supervisors on WC process.
  • Reviews and processes all EDD (unemployment), and SDI (short term disability) forms, maintains a copy for HR filing and returns forms to the requesting party, in a timely manner.
  • Reviews and processes all request for COVID-19 related emergency sick pay under The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
  • Communicates with employee and Payroll on emergency sick pay usage and balances.
  • Monitors COVID-19 tracker and conducts contact tracing when appropriate. Communicates with employees and manager/supervisor on expected return to work dates.
  • Completes and sends outs AB-685 notice when appropriate.
  • Notifies County of San Diego of COVID-19 positive case, as appropriate and as set-forth in Local and State guidelines.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.Required Experience:
    • Minimum of two (2) years of verifiable experience in managing leave cases (FMLA, STD, ADA, CFRA, etc.)
    • Minimum of two (2) years of verifiable experience in managing workers compensation (WC) claims and Return to Work (RTW) Programs.
    • Ability to read, write and communicate clearly in English.
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
    • Demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information
    • Demonstrated problem solving, time management and priority setting skills
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, including ExcelPreferred Experience:
      • Three (3) years of verifiable experience in managing leave cases (FMLA, STD, ADA, CFRA, etc.)
      • Three (3) years of verifiable experience in managing workers compensation (WC) claims and Return to Work (RTW) Programs.Preferred Education:
        • PHR or SHRM-CP Certification
        • Human Resource Professional Certification from an accredited College or UniversityAbout APIAlvarado Parkway Institute (API) is San Diego's leading provider of comprehensive mental health and substance abuse care. As a part of our Behavioral Healthcare system, API operates a free-standing 66 bed psychiatric hospital in La Mesa, California with four Intensive Outpatient/Partial Hospitalization Programs. These programs emphasize symptom management, community integration, and prevention of hospitalization or re-hospitalization.Joining Alvarado Parkway Institute means not only a rewarding career with a supportive and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary, and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, 401k plan, generous paid vacation, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.RewardsAlvarado Parkway Institute Behavioral Health System (API) offers a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time and part-time employees.
          • PDO (Paid Days Off)
          • Sick time
          • Medical (Employee and dependent contributions)
          • Dental
          • Vision
          • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
          • 401(k)
          • Life insurance
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Accident Insurance, Hospital plan & Critical Illness Plan
          • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
          • Legal Assistance PlanAPI is committed to improving mental health and quality of life by helping people maximize their potential. If you value working each day to serve the needs of the Behavioral Healthcare community, making an impact in the lives of so many who need treatment and support, consider joining our team of compassionate healthcare professionals. Work where you can make a positive impact and lasting difference in people's lives!EEO StatementAPI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Alvarado Parkway Institute, La Mesa , Human Resource Leave of Absence & Workers Comp Coordinator, Human Resources , La Mesa, California

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