21 days old
2017-11-022017-12-02

Vocational Rehab Consultant I

MetLife
Oriskany, NY 13424
**Job Location:** United States : New York : Oriskany **Alternate Job Location :** United States : Florida : Tampa







**This role can be located in Tampa, FL or Oriskany, NY**







**Role Value Proposition:**







At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. This role determines appropriate return-to-work potential and employment options consistent with long-term disability insurance claimant's education, transferable skills, interests, and residual functional capacity levels. Develops and facilities return-to-work and rehabilitation plans. Supports claim operations by providing vocational rehabilitation assessment and case management services, thereby impacting lengths of disability and facilitating timely returns to work.







**Key Responsibilities:**







Clarifies claimant's employment history and residual functional capacity to assess return-to-work potential. Coordinates and negotiates with employer, employee, and treatment providers to promote safe and early return to work. Ensures early identification of disability rehabilitation candidates and develops appropriate rehabilitation plans using the return-to-work hierarchy. Provides return-to-work solutions through job modifications and accommodations. Assists claims staff by providing vocational opinions at various points throughout the claims administration process. Assists in identifying and monitoring services of health care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, job placement services, vendors, and state agencies to ensure compliance with agreed upon fees, services, quality, and timeliness standards. Participates in customer service presentations as needed; may work with employers to develop or enhance existing return-to-work programs. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







Required:







+ Master's degree in vocational rehabilitation or related field.



+ 3-5 yrs. relevant vocational rehabilitation experience.



+ CRC designation.







**Business Category**







_Global Technology & Operations_







**Number of Openings**







_1_







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 83901

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  • Customer Service
  • Legal
  • Healthcare

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