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Georgia Power Needs a Disability Management Consultant

Posted about 1 year ago by Sequoyah Brown

Job Description 

Disability Management Consultant - Central Region

Requisition Number

:  GPC2005387

 

State-Region-City

:  Georgia-Central Georgia-Macon

Operating Company:  Georgia Power Company

 

Disability Management Consultant

 

This position will manage occupational and non-occupational medical and disability issues of employees to resolution in a manner which provides appropriate medical care and is expedient, efficient, cost effective and consistent with Safety & Health goals and "Our Values" culture. This is accomplished by working closely with Disability Management Team members, health care professionals, corporate legal counsel, company HR representatives and company management in Southern Company.

 

This position will be housed in a location to be determined in the Central Region of Georgia.

 

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

 

Job Requirements

  • RN (active license in state of practice) required. Bachelor's degree in nursing strongly preferred. Master's degree in Health Science, Rehabilitation Counseling or related field preferred.
  • Working knowledge of disability management practices, and professional code of conduct, Georgia Workers Compensation laws, Family Medical Leave Act regulations, American's with Disability Act, 1973 Rehabilitation Act-Section 503, medical privacy regulations and Human Resources Management practices preferred.
  • Ability to interpret and apply disability related benefit policies and plans.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and work direction.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently manage time, priorities and professional relationships.
  • Strong clinical assessment and medical treatment skills.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work away from home for extended periods (up to 2 weeks) during emergency storm restoration duty.
  • Available for daily travel within the service territory.
  • Available for "24x7 on call" assistance approximately 1 week per month.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate activities related to medical management of injury/illness cases under the guidance of corporate medical directors.
  • Coordinate the accommodation process for client departments according to the ADA Regulations. Includes job analysis and return to work activities.
  • Assist management in determining employee Fitness for Duty and coordination of related processes.
  • Communicate clearly and timely with management, employees, medical director, and fellow Disability Management team members. Consult with employees and management on applicability of other available resources (LTD, Workers Compensation, Medical Benefits, EAP/Mental Health Benefits, Fitness for Duty Exams, Etc.)
  • Provide on-site support for mandatory physicals (DOT, ERT, OSHA)
  • Support employee Health and Wellness initiatives, including health fairs, immunizations, health education and SouthernLifeStyle programs.
  • Available for "24x7 on call" assistance approximately 1 week per month.
  • Provide medical support for employees working on storm restoration.

Behavioral Attributes

  • Models all aspects of company "Our Values" culture:  Safety First, Unquestionable Trust, Superior Performance and Total Commitment

 

Subject to the Georgia Power Company Smoke Free Workplace Policy: You must be free from all tobacco products (including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chew, snuff, patch and/or gum), at least six months prior to applying for this position.

 

Georgia Power is an investor-owned, tax-paying utility that serves 2.4 million customers in all but four of Georgia's 159 counties. The largest of four electric utilities that make up Southern Company, Georgia Power, has been providing electricity to Georgia for more than a century at rates well below the national average. With 4.4 million customers and more than 42,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is the premier energy company serving the Southeast. A leading U.S. producer of electricity, Southern Company owns Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, Southern Nuclear, Southern Power, SouthernLINC Wireless and Southern Telecom. Southern Company also has a growing competitive generation company. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices below the national average. Southern Company is consistently listed among the top U.S. electric service providers in customer satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

 

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

 

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Job Level

:  Individual Contributor

Travel (Up to...)

:  Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Field

:  Human Resources

Work Location(s)

:  

Key Street Division - 960 Key Street 

960 Key Street 

 Macon 31204