Our employees make a difference every day by providing world-class healthcare.
An exceptional health system needs to engage top talent to achieve its mission of providing world-class healthcare. That requires a world-class Human Resources function, and that's what we're delivering. Join us and make a difference every single day in service of this extraordinary work - excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and community service. We're improving our technology, energizing our climate, facilitating change, and enabling talent. The healthcare industry has never been more rewarding, and Cedars-Sinai Human Resources is pursuing extraordinary service and support for a dedicated workforce passionate about providing the best patient care, engaged in their work, and deft in their ability to adapt to the ever-changing environment.
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As our Leave Specialist, you will facilitate the overall Leave Disability Management/Return to Work administration and continuity of practice of Cedars-Sinai's disability management processes. You will facilitate the interactive process (IAP) to identify reasonable accommodation(s) and the return to work of ill and/or injured employees as seamlessly and expeditiously as possible. Using established and recognized principles of disability case management in order to achieve these goals, you will be the primary liaison between the employee, health care provider(s), department management, and Human Resources. You will collaborate and advise on return to work and accommodation issues among all parties.
You will help ill and injured employees through the disability management process, assisting with leave and workplace accommodations under the Family Medical Leave Act, the California Family Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, and workers compensation laws.
You will use return-to-work strategies that are cost effective for Cedars-Sinai, as well as productive and meaningful for the employees. Your input will be an important catalyst in refining, developing and promoting these strategies as needed.
You'll help employees by assessing the employee's skills and any work restrictions, while you develop job search plans to facilitate identification of reasonable accommodation(s) and/or timely and safe return to work.
You'll make sure our work follows the requirement to accommodate by developing alternative strategies.
You'll provide ongoing consultation, support and problem-solving assistance to the employee and manager on the return-to-work process and temporary transitional assignments.
You will train HR and management on disability and return to work-related topics.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.