Rehabilitation Specialist

  • Category
    Office, clerical & administrative - Employee Services
  • Job type
  • Location
    Halifax, Nova Scotia

Adecco is currently looking for a Rehabilitation Specialist in Halifax for out top Insurance company client. This is a 12 months contract with a high chance of extension that pays $26.50/hr.

The ideal candidate for this role must have active rehabilitation experience, medical terminology knowledge, Disability and Rehabilitation management best practices and a Valid Drivers License.

You will be responsible for managing a rehabilitation case load in the Nova Scotia region.

70% of this role will be working from home or from the office and 20-30% will be in the field meeting with employees that are trying to get back to work, and employers.

This role requires a high degree of multi-tasking, and ability to prioritize as you will often be faced with conflicting demands with short turnaround time requirements.

Rehabilitation Specialist Responsibilities

  • Accomplish telephonic or on-site visits to claimants and health care professionals,  
  • Coordinate treatment and rehabilitation plans as well as planning and implementation of return to work programs
  • 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 Responsibilities Educational 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

• Completion of related Insurance Industry courses would be an asset

Educational Qualifications Professional Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Solid Word, Excel, and Powerpoint skills
  • Valid driver's license and car is required to travel to various locations
  • Bilingualism an asset.

Educational Qualifications Attributes:

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize when caseloads may be large and complex.

• Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills

• Ability to make difficult decisions which may have significant impact on claimants

• Proven problem-solving skills.

• Strength in working independently and in a cohesive team environment

• Accuracy and attention to detail

• Proven analytical, and organizational skills

• Demonstrated ability to think of creative solutions to rehabilitation problems

• Interest in helping others make gainful return to employment

If you are interested in this Rehabilitation Specialist role in Halifax, NS, please click “Apply now”



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Reference number CA_EN_1_026602_12135393

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