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Reasonable Accommodations Consultant, Advice & Counsel

CVS Health
Lincoln, RI 02865
**Job Description**

The Reasonable Accommodation Partner is responsible for engaging in the interactive process with colleagues, applicants and leaders when a colleague or applicant requests a workplace accommodation to perform the essential functions or to enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy/pregnancy related condition, or sincerely held religious belief. The Reasonable Accommodation Partner recommends solutions to support requests for accommodations. The Reasonable Accommodation Partner tracks and follows all assigned cases to closure.


Duties and Responsibilities:

- Engages in the interactive process with colleagues and applicants in their requests for accommodations

- Interviews, collects, and analyzes information and documentation around requests for accommodations

- Acts as a liaison between operational leadership, colleagues, and any third parties in the resolution of employees reasonable accommodation requests

- Documents all actions and interactions within the interactive process via the internal Case Management system

- Determines trends and makes recommendations to the business on proactive/innovative approaches to accommodations within business units or locations to better assist the business

- Guides and influences leaders on effective RA management, interactive dialogue, and implementation of accommodations

- Must have creative approach to accommodations to best assist the colleague and the operational leaders, identifying reasonable alternatives or innovative options to allow the colleague to perform the essential functions or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment.

- Reviews complex documentation for sufficient and complete information

- Adheres to all federal and state employment regulations, company policies and procedures

- Acts as a subject matter expert and resource to operational supervisors, colleagues, labor relations, or physicians regarding accommodation/work restriction issues and processes. Provides advice & counsel as appropriate and acts as a liaison between all parties when necessary.

- Maintains regular contact with colleagues, operational leaders, and other key stakeholders regarding progress and status of accommodations; assists in the resolution of any challenges related to the accommodation

- Works closely with other members of the team and others in teams within the overarching Advice & Counsel department

- Other Duties as assigned


**Required Qualifications**

3+years of experience in Employee Relations, Reasonable Accommodations, or related HR Discipline assisting employees/applicants with accommodation requests

- Must have familiarity with FMLA, knowledge of statues, regulations and guidance issued by the EEOC pertaining to ADA accommodations


**Preferred Qualifications**

- Strong oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills

- Strong customer service skills, including courteous telephone etiquette and professionalism; and the ability to exhibit patience and empathy

- Strong problem solver, ability to create and provide meaningful solutions applying good judgment and influence as needed; understanding the gray areas

- Ability to evaluate accommodation requirements and business needs

- Ability to negotiate and influence leaders

- Ability to work in a fast paced environment while maintaining a sense of urgency, timeliness and accuracy

- Maintain daily SLA

- Ability to handle difficult callers in a professional and empathetic manner

- Self-motivated and able to work independently, with minimal supervision while supporting a team environment

- Adhere to a high degree of confidentiality

- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

- Strong computer skills, prior use of case management software, Outlook and Word preferred


**Education**

- Bachelor's degree required


**Business Overview**

**Its a new day in health care.**


Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nations premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, were pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, youll be at the center of it all.


We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.


CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.


If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com . For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.

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Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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