DMS-Transitional Return To Work (TRTW) Program Specialist
Final Filing Date: 05/13/2019
Extensive experience Under the general direction of the DMS Manager, the Transitional Return To Work (TRTW) Program Specialist provides services mandated by federal and state law, UC systemwide policies and UC Davis Health Procedures to staff with disabilities assuring campus wide application of Disability Law and Policy. Coordinates and administers the TRTW Program. Facilitates the development and adjustments of program guidelines and procedures, develops and maintains statistics and metrics for TRTW. Receives referrals, develops placement opportunities and places disabled employees in collaboration with Leaves of Absence (LOA) unit, Worker's Compensation and Human Resources. Develops standard procedures and documentation for DMS reassignments consistent with state and federal law, UC policies, and UCDH procedures. Provides reassignment services to employees and disabilities, using disability management concepts to resolve a variety of issues and situations. Collaborates with DMS Counselors, Recruitment, ELR and Worker's Comp.
Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent experience/training.
Extensive experience applying theory and concepts of Reasonable Accommodation and Worker's Compensation.
Organizational, analytical and problem solving skills related to return-to-work processes.
Working knowledge of medical terminology and ability to understand and interpret medical reports and their implications in the development of appropriate work-site accommodation and/or placement.
Working knowledge of confidentiality in respect to employees with disabilities, as well as medical records.
Extensive work experience in, high degree of knowledge of, Reasonable Accommodation and Worker's Compensation in a Health Care System.
Extensive experience providing support to disabled employees and conferring departments.
Computer experience using Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, internet, PeopleSoft and Ecotime.
Experience utilizing various databases.
Skills to advise and consult with all levels of staff.
Must be able to work extra hours (nights and weekends) if important development is behind schedule or the correction of problems with operational systems is critical.
Valid CA driver's license preferred in or to travel within California necessary to work with focus groups, and user groups and to attend meetings with stakeholders.
THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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