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Leave of Absence Administrator (JR 1119)

Los Angeles, California · Human Resources
JOB ID: 1119
Full Time
 Salary : DOE


The Leave of Absence Administrator is responsible for managing all leaves of absence for PATH & PV employees including leaves such as FMLA, ADA, and Worker’s Compensation. The administrator will report to the HR Associate Director.

 Essential Functions
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for the leave and workers’ compensation programs in alignment and under the general direction and guidance of HR leadership.
  • Interprets and administers leave programs and policies in accordance with the applicable federal and state employment laws (FMLA, ADA, USERRA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, etc.). Ensures that the workers’ compensation program is managed in accordance with applicable OSHA and workers’ compensation laws.
  • Administers all aspects of leave and workers’ compensation programs. Provides extensive case management and coordinates administrative aspects of the cases and claims. Conducts/coordinates investigations into all reported workers’ compensation claims.
  • Coordinates and organizes all medical information and ensures that HIPAA and Employee Privacy guidelines are closely monitored and effectively executed. Ensures that all reportable workers’ compensation claims are submitted to the company’s vendor within 48 business hours from the date of the incident.
  • Manages all administrative aspects of leave and workers’ compensation claims to include tracking hours used/taken and working closely with the Benefits Specialist and Payroll to ensure that pay for associates is accurate and correct.
  • Works closely with associates to ensure that all relevant completed medical documentation is submitted for timely review. Maintains appropriate contact with all associates on leave and coordinates all aspects of return to work for associates on leave.
  • Produces and manages reporting metrics and analytics for all leave cases and workers’ compensation claims. Presents reports as requested.
  • Assists in the creation and facilitation of leave administration and workers’ compensation training programs
  • Participate as a presenter in new hire orientation
  • Assist with Wellness Fairs
  • Some travel to remote locations will be required
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
Preferred Education:
A bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources or related field

Work Experience Level
Intermediate (5-8 years)

  • 5 years experience in Human Resources
  • 2 years experience managing leave cases (FMLA, ADA, CFRA, etc) and Workers’ Compensation claims
  • Driving is an essential function of this position
    • Must have Valid CA Driver's License
    • Must provide proof of insurance coverage
    • Must be able to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Ability to analyze information and convert related activities into a comprehensive work plan
  • Ability to communicate and make recommendations to upper management
  • Ability to identify basic problems and procedural irregularities, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Ability to deal with confidential information
  • Problem-solving, time management and priority setting skills
Work Environment
The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using alcohol and drugs, and who may not be attentive to basic personal hygiene, health and safety practices. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and lack of personal hygiene. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate in an office setting. Sometimes work may become stressful when working under pressure.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, talk, hear, reach above and below shoulders; use hand and finger dexterity, keyboarding and making and receiving telephone calls. The employee may be required on occasion to lift and or carry up to 20 lbs.
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 How to apply:
Please visit the Path Career Site to apply online. Search for Job #1119 to submit your application. A resume is required.

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