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Rehabilitation Specialist
Location: Halifax, NS Category: Medical & Life Sciences
Status: Direct Hire Reference: CA_EN_1_023042_11492151
Posted: March 07,2017 Salary: N/A

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Adecco is currently hiring for a full-time temporary Rehabilitation Specialist for our client, a leading provider of group benefits for more than 16,000 organizations across Canada. This position has the opportunity to turn into a permanent position with the client. Our client is looking for a self-motivated individual to join their team. See below the job responsibilities and qualifications for the Rehabilitation Specialist.

Rehabilitation Specialist Responsibilities:

- Help Plan Members return to work through individually designed return to work strategies designed collaboratively by you, your professional colleagues, and vendors
- Successfully accomplish telephonic or on-site visits to claimants and health care professionals, as well as co-ordination with vendors to ensure a smooth back to work transition
- Budget management, planning and implementation of return to work programs
- May also include mediation and negotiation with claim related stakeholders
- rehabilitation strategies for claimants in receipt of disability benefits.
- Contributing to the overall profitability of Group Disability by facilitating more timely return to work for claimants.
- Work with Policyholders to develop creative return to work solutions
- Provide effective communication to policy holders and members, and various medical professionals, often delivering complex and/or difficult messages
- Vendor Management: ensuring the most effective and efficient treatments are available to our claimants

Qualifications for the Rehabilitation Specialist:

- Related University degree, preference will be given to those candidates with Health Sciences related education
- Registered Rehabilitation Professional (RRP) and/or Canadian Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CCRC) eligibility
- Extensive vocational rehabilitation experience (5 yrs.) or several years’ active rehabilitation experience
- Sound knowledge of Rehabilitation Industry Standards, Disability Insurance and medical terminology, and Disability and Rehabilitation management best practices
- Bilingualism an asset

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**Note: Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.**