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Student - Disability Claims Specialist - REMOTE!

Posting Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Etobicoke, ON, CA, M9C 5P1 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 3C6 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1C 8L3 Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 2A8 Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CA, C1A 9S2

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. As a not-for-profit organization, we proudly invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges. We are one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures, one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Life & Health Insurer of the Year for 2021 and an Imagine Canada Caring Company. 
 
Our 2,400 professionals work across six provinces, united by our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture focused on ensuring health, wellness, and personal and professional growth through a variety of programs and support across our organization.
 
Together with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health solutions partner with over 7,200 employees. Our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.

 

Job Title:

Student - Disability Claims Specialist

Department:

Disability Claims Management

Competition:

84821

Internal/External:

Internal/External

Employment Type:

Flexible, Part-Time or Full Time Term

Location:

Available Remote in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, Newfoundland

Reports To:

Team Leader, Case Management Services

   

We are currently accepting applications for a Co-op Student within the Disability Management team, working remotely (from home) with a start date of September 12th! This opportunity can be full time or part-time hours (Monday-Friday) while you are enrolled in a post-secondary University or College degree program.

 

You will be working and collaborating with a team of talented professionals in a fast paced, high-energy work environment to ensure service level standards are met. You will learn about the the disability claim process, from the initial decision, to building the right case management plan which includes but is not limited to: identifying the supports needed for each case, monitoring treatment and the achievement of the plan and working with the claimant, employer and providers involved in the case. Effective communication and organizational skills are an essential requirement for this role to help ensure all key milestones are met for each case. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Disability claim adjudication; reviewing eligibility of claimant, assessing total disability through the evaluation of medical information, telephone interviews etc.
  • Active case management of files; provide ongoing and regular communication with all stakeholders of claim, assess use of claim tools (rehab, IME etc.), review and request ongoing medical as needed, provide ongoing assessment of key dates within the lifecycle of the claim (COD etc.) and ensuring case management plans are updated regularly.
  • Accountability and responsibility to ensure that the management of required tasks meets all service level standards.  
  • Render decisions on a timely basis and effectively communicate these decisions.
  • Build effective relationships with key stakeholders and claimants to support recovery and return to work.
  • Effective and consistent use of an electronic case management system.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Currently enrolled in a Post-secondary university or a college degree in the health sciences or a related field 

 

Other Qualifications & Assets:    

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and telephone skills
  • A general understanding of the health care and insurance fields
  • Motivation to learn, ability to multitask, excellent organizational skills.

 

Computer Skills:  Proficient keyboarding and technical aptitude in Microsoft Office.
Language Skills:  Bilingualism (English/French) would be considered an asset. 

 

Do you want to be a part of this team?  Hear what some of our team members have to say:

 

“I didn’t have experience in this field when I first got hired, but I’ve been here for over two years now and there has been a great level of support from colleagues and management that’s helped me build my confidence and skills for this job. You’re always learning something new and there is so much opportunity for growth!” - Lily, Disability Claims Consultant

 

"You immediately feel like part of a family, not a business, when you join MBC. The people are what make this an amazing place to work" - Kim, Manager, Disability Case Management

 

“This is one of the most rewarding places that I have worked in. The job is very flexible by allowing you to work from home. Most importantly, the team is fantastic, so you look forward to going to work every day.” – Joana, Senior Disability Claims Consultant

 

“This company really values their employees; the disability team is supportive and there is a good work-life balance. Working for Medavie Blue Cross is very rewarding.” - Annie, Disability Claims Consultant

 

“Since the day I started at MBC, I was met with caring, passionate, and supportive colleagues and leaders that never hesitate to lend a helping hand when needed. MBC truly values their people and encourages both personal and professional growth and opportunities.” - Abegail, Disability Claims Specialist

 

"Working for a not for profit organization allows us to truly live some of our values, caring and community-minded, on a daily basis.  There is a warm, family feel within our teams, despite our current virtual environment" - Erin, Manager, Health & Disability Management

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Medavie Blue Cross strives to foster a culture where everyone is enabled to achieve their full potential - a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) where we live our values every day in the way we treat each other, our members and the communities we serve. Accessibility is a top priority.

 

For applicants with disabilities, we provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Medavie Blue Cross Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

 

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


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