Associate Director, Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Sun Life Financial South Portland , ME 04106

Posted 2 months ago

You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you'll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Associate Director, Rehabilitation Services, will serve as a leading contributor to special projects and change acceleration activities that are associated with promotion of the company's philosophy. The Associate Director, Rehabilitation Services, will oversee the Rehabilitation Services staff, promoting positive resolutions, supporting adherence to vocational guidelines, and ensuring appropriate use of resources. The Associate Director, Rehabilitation Services, will also serve as a representative for the claims department in matters pertaining to the development of vocational policies and procedures, both internally and externally.

The essential functions and responsibilities of this job position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work collaboratively with Rehabilitation Services team, Case Managers and other resources to promote positive resolutions by conducting file reviews; participating in the development and implementation of processes and procedures to facilitate business needs; and participating in ongoing and new hire training.

  • Manage Certified Rehabilitation Counselor's (CRC's) to ensure the appropriate use of resources and available tools and that timely follow-through actions are being taken on files by documenting reviews and providing feedback to staff. Oversight of external rehabilitation vendor relationships.

  • Develop consistent behaviors across the disability claims organization for working with respective teams in relation to scheduling individual meetings, administering contract provisions consistently and working with management reports.

  • Knowledge of LTD claims and business results

Position Requirements and

Qualifications:
  • Management experience

  • High level of technical expertise and business knowledge of claims risk management

  • Strong project management and organizational skills

  • Working knowledge of vocational practices and DRMS contracts

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results through staff

  • Minimum 4 year degree, preferred advance degree

  • 3-5 years management experience, preferably in disability claims

It is our policy that we will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles, and ensure that all other personnel actions are administered, without regard to age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sex (including but not limited to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, or other legally protected status, and we will ensure that all employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

For applicants residing in California, please read our employee California Privacy Policy and Notice.

Job Category:

Claims - Life & Disability

Posting End Date:


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Associate Director, Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Sun Life Financial