HR Leave Administrator

Merit Medical Systems, Inc. South Jordan , UT 84095

Posted 2 months ago


Administers and manages Leave of Absence programs such as FMLA, Short/Long Term Disability and qualified medical LOA.


  • Manage all leave of absence processes and provide support and guidance in the development and effective administration of the programs, policies, and procedures.

  • Plans, develops, implements and ensures comprehensive compliance with federal and state Leave of Absence programs such as FMLA, Short/Long Term Disability and qualified medical LOA.

  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for these programs.

  • Primary contact for Leave of Absence requests and coordinates with vendor to determine eligibility for FMLA leave status.

  • Follows up with claimant to facilitate the submission of required LOA documentation requirements following predetermined timeframes and procedures.

  • Reviews applications for LOA and medical certification documentation for completeness and accuracy. Communicates with claimant and/or claimant's health care provider to request clarification or additional information.

  • Communicates approval status and on-going procedural requirements to LOA claimant and claimant's manager.

  • Communicates leave approval status to STD carrier and authorizes carrier to evaluate STD claim for payment.

  • Coordinates the return of STD eligible LOA claims for leaves continuing beyond the maximum STD benefit period.

  • Communicates information regarding claimant's leave of absence status to payroll and benefits departments to ensure that claimant's pay status and benefit deductions are current.

  • Follows up on expected return to work status dates and requests medical recertification, as needed.

  • Proposes solutions and resolves issues in accordance with research findings, company policy, FMLA and other regulations.

  • Reviews return to work status documents from health care provider and communicates the status to claimant's manager.

  • Discusses with manager when a return to work requires a temporary accommodation of work restrictions.

  • Coordinates the company's random drug/alcohol testing program.

  • Enters, tracks and ensures the accuracy of LOA information in the database.

  • Performs other duties and tasks, as required.


  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field.

  • Five years of Leave of Absence administration experience or related HR position.

  • Working knowledge of FMLA, ADA and HIPAA laws.

  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others.

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to complete tasks in a timely manner while meeting deadlines.

  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, work processing, database and other applicable software programs.


  • Oracle HR tools

  • Workers Compensation


  • FMLA/short & long term disability

  • Computer skills

  • Drug/alcohol testing

MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.1600 West Merit Parkway (9800 South & Redwood Road)South Jordan, UT 84095www.merit.comEQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V#LI-POST

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