You are as unique as your background, experience and point of view. Here, you’ll be encouraged, empowered and challenged to be your best self. You'll work with dynamic colleagues - experts in their fields - who are eager to share their knowledge with you. Your leaders will inspire and help you reach your potential and soar to new heights. Every day, you'll have new and exciting opportunities to make life brighter for our Clients - who are at the heart of everything we do. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities around the world.
Start date: March 15, 2021
Are you interested in contributing to the health of Canadians? At Sun Life, we believe health is a significant determinant of success for both organizations and individuals; if so, consider a career as a Disability Case Manager at Sun Life Financial where we believe in the relentless pursuit of better health and where we support our client and their employees in this journey.
What will you do? Responsible for managing disability claims to resolution in a proactive manner. This includes determining if insured employees are eligible for disability benefits through to implementing the right interventions to support recovery and return to work for approved claims as early as it is safe to do so. Build strong relationships with our clients; employers and their employees Assess claims for benefit entitlement by reviewing contractual, medical, functional and occupational information - Sources include, but are not limited to, Independent Medical Evaluations, Functional Capacity Evaluations, Ergonomic assessments, medical consultant opinions, Rehabilitation Consultant resources, and consulting Mental Health Experts Work collaboratively with insured employees, clients, lawyers, health care practitioners and other stakeholders to obtain information, provide claim status, create action plans and provide verbal and written decisions while maintaining confidentiality and privacy Conduct telephone interviews to obtain information to develop and maintain outcome-focused case management plans to help employees return to work Identify and assess medical and non-medical influencing factors, functional capability, restrictions and limitations Participate in face to face client meetings Engage in continuous learning about disability practices and tools
What do you need to succeed? University degree completed or related experience Bilingual (French and English) Critical thinking and analytical skills with a passion for solving challenging situations Customer service focus; demonstrating empathy, with outstanding communication and listening skills Ability to prioritize work items in order to meet client service standards and Sun Life best practice guidelines Thrives in a dynamic, fast paced environment while maintaining attention to detail with complex claims and contracts Adaptability, flexibility, and excellent organization skills Ability to make sound decisions, supported by strong rationale Identifying opportunities to improve processes Previous disability management experience Ability to work in a paperless environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills Typing skills and ability to be a strong functional user of various computer based programs Collaborative Team Player LOMA and/or CDMP certification would be an asset
*Selected candidates will be required to take a written and oral language test to evaluate English and French language proficiency
What’s in it for you? Being a member of the Sun Life family, a group of people united by our Purpose: to help Clients and Employees achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives A benefits package including: medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement savings and stock purchase plan, and paid vacation (15 days) Comprehensive training program in classroom and ongoing to be set up for success A friendly, collaborative and inclusive culture Fitness and wellness programs that help you balance work and life and enjoy a healthier lifestyle Opportunity to work from home up to 3 days per week once fully trained An environment of continuous learning and improvement – Education Assistance provided
When a new position becomes available which matches your background and experience, the base pay range will be disclosed and correspond to the opportunity Sun Life will consider you for.
In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance. Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.
Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to .
We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Claims - Life & Disability
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