Workplace Accommodation Spec

Salary Range: $40,000 – $95,000

We’ve Got You Under Our Wing

We are the duck. We develop and empower our people, cultivate relationships, give back to our community, and celebrate every success along the way. We do it all…The Aflac Way.

Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America’s best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized as Fortune’s 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity and as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by

Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself, are you the duck? If so, there’s a home, and a flourishing career for you at Aflac.

Worker Designation – This role is designated as a remote role. You will be expected to work from your home, within the continental US. Although this role is designated as remote, there may be occasions that you are requested to come to the office based on business need. Any requests to come to the office would be communicated with you in advance.

What does it take to be successful at Aflac?

Acting with Integrity
Communicating Effectively
Pursuing Self-Development
Serving Customers
Supporting Change
Supporting Organizational Goals
Working with Diverse Populations

What does it take to be successful in this role?

  • Familiarity with disability claims and concepts related to workplace accommodation administration.
  • Public Speaking/presentation skills
  • Good understanding of medical terminology/pathology/anatomy
  • Articulate verbal and writing skills, decision making, meeting deadlines, working with confidential information
  • Moderate skills with Microsoft Office and other software applications
  • Customer service skills
  • Stress tolerance
  • Math skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure
  • Confidence to make claim decisions
  • Results-driven
  • High attention to departmental/company procedures/practices

Education & Experience Required

High School Diploma or equivalent
Two plus years of ADA, STD, LOA, workplace accommodation or relevant experience
Demonstrated proficiency in product specific areas of STD, LTD or AM as well as federal and state regulations governing these products and services
Must have or be willing to participate in training to become certified in ADA or workplace accommodation services.
Must agree to complete ADA or workplace accommodation related certification(s), as outlined and required by current departmental policy, within 18 months of hire.
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Education & Experience Preferred

Bachelor’s Degree In healthcare or a related field

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducts timely, accurate, and customer-focused workplace accommodation assessments; obtains relevant clinical, vocational, employer, financial, and other information; compares the information to the terms, limitations, and conditions of the contract/administrative services agreement and applicable procedural documents.
  • Engages in interactive process with employee, reviews accommodation request holistically, in adherence to all applicable laws. Maintains timely communication with customer, provides customer with accurate, detailed, and thorough review enabling the customer to render a timely accommodation decision without delays.
  • Serves as subject matter expert in ADA, PWFA, and other applicable laws as it relates to workplace accommodations; represent workplace accommodation team internally and externally as an expert in the field.
  • Acts as a guide and mentor for internal and external partners, answering questions and addressing concerns; works with members and clients on at-work options under the ADA, PWFA, and other applicable laws; participates as needed in client discussions about workplace accommodation offerings
  • Documents the claims system in an accurate and comprehensive manner; remains in full compliance with regulatory requirements. Demonstrates an above average level of proficiency in product and claims administration techniques; remains fully compliant with operational standards; meets or exceeds claims team operational metrics
  • Maintains a superior level of genuine caring and empathetic customer service throughout all interactions; takes appropriate actions to earn the claimant’s and employer’s trust and confidence; anticipates customer’s needs and takes action as appropriate
  • Works with internal partners to support flexibility, collaboration, creating a positive work environment, consistently maintaining professionalism and integrity, actively taking steps to foster high morale, and demonstrating a dedication to excellence.
  • Assists in training and mentoring of new staff; stays abreast of industry trends.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Total Rewards

This compensation range is specific to the job level and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to: education, experience, licensure, certifications, geographic location, and internal equity. The range has been created in good faith based on information known to Aflac at the time of the posting. Compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each case. This salary range does not include any potential incentive pay or benefits, however, such information will be provided separately when appropriate. The salary range for this position is $40,000 to $95,000.