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Rehabilitation Specialist
Location: Halifax, NS Category: Medical & Life Sciences
Status: Temporary/Contract-to-Hire Reference: CA_EN_1_023042_11492151
Posted: April 24,2017 Salary: $28 - $30 Hourly

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We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join their team as a Rehabilitation Specialist. Reporting to the Rehabilitation Supervisor, Group Disability Department, you will be responsible for managing a rehabilitation case load in the Nova Scotia region.

This is a WORK FROM HOME role. 70% of this position will be done at home, and an additional 30% will be done in the field with patients.

In this role, you will be responsible for helping our Plan Members return to work through individually designed return to work strategies designed collaboratively by you, your professional colleagues, and vendors. On a typical day, you could expect to 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. Your responsibilities include budget management, planning and implementation of return to work programs. Duties may also include mediation and negotiation with claim related stakeholders. This role requires a high degree of multi-tasking, and ability to prioritize as you will often be faced with conflicting demands with short turn around time requirements.

- Developing, monitoring and implementing innovative and goal-oriented vocational 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

Rehabilitation Specialist Qualifications
- 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
- 3-5 years experience in rehabilitation management

If this sounds like you, apply today!


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