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LOA Coordinator (JR 2042)

Los Angeles, California
JR 2042
Leave of Absence Coordinator
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: $24.00/hr
Full Time
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking candidates with experience in workers’ compensation, LOA’s, or benefits to join our HR Department as an LOA Coordinator. This position assists with the LOA functions for all of our operations throughout California, so keen attention to detail, great interpersonal skills, a strong sense of urgency, and a solid understanding of HR practices and employment laws are a must!
In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a retirement plan.
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 
Recognizing that homelessness is fundamentally a housing issue, PATH founded PATH Ventures (PV) in 2007, a non-profit developer of permanent supportive housing. PV possesses an ownership interest via limited partnerships in over a dozen residential communities plus several projects in active predevelopment.
The Leave of Absence (LOA) Coordinator assists with the administration of all leaves of absence for PATH and PV employees including, but not limited to, FMLA, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation. Responsibilities of the LOA Coordinator include:
  • Preparing and sending necessary paperwork to employees
  • Assisting with the tracking of time off due to LOA’s
  • Assisting the LOA Specialist when engaging with the employee
  • Assisting the with the coordination and organization of medical certificates
  • Assisting with drafting LOA correspondences
  • Coordinating the administrative aspects of leave cases and claims
  • Maintaining appropriate documentation for all leave cases and ensuring notes and files collected and processed in compliance with all standards
  • Maintain and ensure LOA policy documents are up-to-date, accurate, and distributed in a timely manner
  • Maintaining the LOA calendar to ensure timely scheduling of deadlines, good faith interactive meetings, and other related dates
  • Coordinating employees’ return-to-work with the employee, LOA specialist, and department supervisors
  • Coordinating with the benefits department for information sharing regarding employees on leave
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of federal FMLA regulations, ADA, and Workers’ Compensation
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of human resources principles, practices, and procedures
  • Possess intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
  • Have experience with HRIS; LinkHCM or Kronos experience are a plus!
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of human resources principles, practices, and procedures
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with a wide variety of individuals, effectively work with others and collaborate across organization levels to achieve goals
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills including strong written and verbal skills and the ability to follow oral instructions
  • Maintain complex records in an organized fashion and prepare reports from such records
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
For this role the LOA Specialist must:
  • Have at least 2 years of experience in Human Resources, preferably in Workers’ Compensation, LOA, or Benefits
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Proof of insurance and ownership for personal vehicles used during work duties
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test

Effective 11/01/2021 PATH will require all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. All prospective hires will be expected to provide proof of vaccination as part of the pre-employment credentialing process. 

If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Careers Site at and search for JR# 2042 to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH 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.
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