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Kelly Services is currently recruiting for 1 LTD Case Manager I one of its client Manulife in Halifax. Please see below the details about the role:

Req. #:
5114

Dates: Nov. 3/20– Nov. 3/21

Hours: (Mon – Fri) 37.5 hour work week

Pay Rate (not to exceed): $24.89/hour +4% vacation pay

Location: 2727 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, B3L 4G6

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Description: Our Halifax Disability Office is looking for action-oriented individuals with strong team building, relationship management, and prioritization skills to join its diverse team as a Long-Term Disability Case Manager.

In this role, you will be responsible for the assessment of Long Term Disability claims, the development of specific case management plans, and making key decisions. These duties rely on your sound analysis of disability contracts and your ability to think strategically to apply sound judgment. Communication skills are also a vital part of this position as you will be required to deliver difficult messages and maintain collaborative relationships with Plan Administrators, medical professionals, and other key partners.

Your responsibilities will include:

Evaluation of long term disability claims including the identification, and analysis of medical, contractual, and eligibility information

Development and execution of case management plans

Maintain consistent interaction with claimants and clients

Technical direction toward the case management plans, ensuring accuracy of benefit calculations and payments

Making decisions on Waiver of Premium claims

Conduct and document detailed functional interviews

Collaborate closely with functional and vocational rehabilitation specialists

Assessment and identification of functional limitations that impact return-to-work

Special Conditions:

Overtime may be required during peak periods

This role can lead to a Work-from-home opportunity

Qualifications:

Disability management and/or Group Benefit knowledge

Familiarity with medical terminology

Ability to be able to identify medical and non-medical barriers

Intermediate PC skills - including data entry, MS Word and MS Excel

Strong customer service experience

Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills

Analytical skills with a strong attention to detail - particularly with numbers, spelling and grammar

Influencing and negotiation skills

Work effectively in a dynamic, team environment

Effective relationship management with external and internal clients

Ability to read and interpret policy wording

Flexibility to balance conflicting priorities

Proficient in letter writing

Bilingualism would be considered an asset

We are seeking individuals with the ability to grow and change with our dynamic business and who enjoy contributing in a service oriented environment.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

This employer is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Requirements

Level of education

College

Diploma

Completed

Work experience (years)

0-2 years

Written languages

Fr : Advanced
En : Advanced

Spoken languages

Fr : Advanced
En : Advanced