Absence Management Specialist
Company: Goodwill Southern California
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands
of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and
services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino
counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and
the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been
transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years.
Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds
generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation
centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the
public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving
organization and yet we have never been more focused - on our
mission, on our people, and on our future. It's always a GOOD day
The Absence Management Specialist primary role is managing requests
for accommodation and compliance with the interactive process. The
role may also support leaves of absence, workers' compensation
claims, Source America compliance (work place accommodations for
qualified individuals with disabilities), customer and auto
accident programs. Day-to-day requests can include: evaluating
medical documentation of temporary and/or permanent work
restrictions, evaluating and approving leave of absence return to
work for employees, facilitating the interactive process and all
discussions with employees and supervisors, understanding essential
job functions and potential hardships of restrictions,
documentation, correspondence generation and being a core
contributor of a small, but mighty team. Per government
requirements, this role required to be fully COVID- 19 vaccinated.
Minimum requirements: Minimum of 2 years in-depth reasonable
Bachelor's degree preferred. Will consider someone currently in
process of obtaining degree.
Moderate knowledge of Federal and State leave related regulations
including, but not limited to: FMLA; ADA, FEHA and HIPAA.
Valid California Driver's License and reliable vehicle in order to
visit company locations as needed.
Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong multi-tasking, prioritization and organizational skills.
Must be proactive.
Critical thinking, analytical, problems solving and detail
Ability to juggle multiple tasks under pressure and meet deadlines
without sacrificing quality.
Self-motivated, demonstrates initiative in all aspects of work.
Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity
employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more
information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law,
please click here:
Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers
to employment. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Equal Employment Opportunity Goodwill is committed to a policy of
equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees.
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws
prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of
1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration
and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by
federal or state law. Nondiscrimination on the Basis of
Disabilities In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination
against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the
provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the
Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly
issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled
persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity
administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits
to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of
his or her disability. Equal employment opportunity will be
extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the
employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring,
upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff,
recall and termination. We further affirm that we will provide
reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental
limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or
applicant. It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable
accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are
employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance for
accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify
the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not
be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable
accommodations for a disability.
Job Family :Worker's Comp/LOA
Pay Type :Hourly
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