• Manager, Workplace Accommodations-Careers Center-Employee Health & Wellness

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 4 days ago(10/16/2019 11:40 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Professional - Human Resources
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Manager, Workplace Accommodations-Careers Center-Employee Health & Wellness

    We are seeking an individual to lead MSK's Workers Compensation and Workplace Accommodations programs, including planning and design, compliance, financial aspects, administration, employee education, vendor management, and special projects. In this role you will collaborate with Employee Health & Wellness Department clinicians and a disability /absence management team to enable employees to remain at work or return to work safely and productively and in accordance with MSK policies, medical, and legal aspects.



    You Are:
    Capable of anticipating and handling the needs of multiple partners across a large organization
    • Able to secure and deploy resources effectively
    • An excellent communicator (e.g. written, verbal, presentations)
    • Able to openly relate with diverse groups of people
    • Adaptable in approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situation

    You Will:
    •Assume responsibility for the success of the entire program while supporting day-to-day management of complex individual cases.
    •Collect and maintain appropriate case documentation and data on organizational activity and other metrics.

    •Identify work-related injury trends and opportunities for prevention.Collaborate with employees, managers, Employee Health & Wellness providers, •HR Business Partners, Environmental Health & Safety staff, and disability management and workers’ compensation vendors to assess fitness for duty, identify workplace accommodations and create return-to-work plans.

    •Serve as accommodations representative on various MSK-wide committees, including training and development as warranted.

    •Establish protocols and training in workplace accommodations and workers compensation programs for Employee Health & Wellness providers, managers, and employees.

    •Develop and maintain systems for tracking and measuring the effectiveness of Workers Compensation and Workplace Accommodations programs, including direct cost savings to MSK and business units. 
    • Actively participate and prepare reports for the MSK Safe Patient Handling Committee and other safety-related, cross-functional committees.


    You Have:
    • At least 5 years of related experience in a relevant role, in either human resources management, clinical work as a Nurse Practitioner (NP), Physician Assistant (PA), or Registered Nurse (RN).
    •MSK will sponsor time and costs associated with Certified Professional Disability Management (CPDM) and the Certified Leave Management Specialist (CLMS) designations, which must be earned within one year of hire if not already held by candidate.
    • Proven experience with informatics or data management highly preferred.


    Hours: Monday – Friday 9am- 5pm. #LI-TA1


    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


    Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


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