Leave of Absence Specialist Resume Samples

A Leave of Absence Specialist is hired to oversee and administer all leave requests and accommodations that need specialized attention. Duties and responsibilities associated with the role are listed on the Leave of Absence Specialist Resume as – communicating with employees regarding their needs for leave, ensuring that all employees are aware of their responsibilities; gathering and completing all required paperwork; facilitating smooth and timely return to work, relaying communication between employees and their managers; advising managers and employees on the interaction of leave laws with paid time off, overseeing the return-to-work process for employees; administering other company time-off programs; drafting and recommending revisions to company leave policies; and performing other related duties as assigned.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – extensive knowledge of the leave requirements and other legal protections; excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency in MS Office Suite; and relevant software knowledge. A bachelor’s degree in human resources and SHRM certification are required for this role.

Leave of Absence Specialist Resume example

Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

Summary : A Leave of Absence Specialist with over 12 years experience in retail, vendor management, desktop support services and customer relations. To obtain a career within the customer service industry, utilizing my background and experience coupled with  knowledge for both personal and professional growth. Strengths include excellent time management, analytical, communication, investigative and customer service skills with the ability to work effectively across multiple departments, Strong PC Skills, Very dependability, quick learner.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Network Administration.

Description :

    1. Administrated all leaves of absence include: medical, FMLA, STD, LTD, military, unpaid personal leaves, jury duty, bereavement and workers compensation.
    2. Coordinated all aspects of employee leave including FMLA, short-term disability, long-term disability and paid and unpaid leaves of absence.
    3. Ensured currency and compliance of all federal and state Human Resource laws (Section 125, COBRA.
    4. HIPAA, FMLA, ADA, etc) as they relate to the administration of all benefit plans and related plan documents.
    5. Assessed, adjudicated, tracked and monitor all FMLA and other LOA claims.
    6. Maintained knowledge of all HR systems, applications and tools (PeopleSoft, Peregrine, Workbrain/Tomas, Legacy, Metafile, Taleo, and Sales Force).
    7. Provided direct support to a HR leader and requires the ability to maintain strict confidentiality in handling highly-sensitive, privileged and confidential information regarding the company and its team member.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School DIploma


Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Leave of Absence Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Microsoft Office, LCD-9 Coding.

Description :

    1. Served as subject matter expert in compliance and processing of all background screening and drug testing issues, benefit and payroll related court orders, subpoenas and employment verifications, subpoenas, state auditing requests, unemployment requests and department of transportation (DOT) requests.
    2. Collaborated with state and federal government as needed for auditing and other purposes.
    3. Processed leave requests from associates, and from management on behalf of associates.
    4. Verified necessity of leave through acquisition of comprehensive and accurate medical documentation.
    5. Communicated decisions and on-going expectations with claimants and clients.
    6. Maintained professional client relationships Assist caller with enrollments and general questions on all benefit plans.
    7. Maintained general knowledge of all benefit plans.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma


                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Objective : To pursue a career within an entity that utilizes my education, experience and strong capabilities while promoting stability, growth and success.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Planning Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Managed assigned caseload of complex, integrated STD (Short Term Disability), DBL, TDB and Absence leaves: FML, USERRA, state leaves (CT FML, CA PFL, CA PDL, HI PDL, etc) and in-house personal leaves as a third party contractor for companies across the entire United States.
                    2. Worked efficiently and effectively under strict time constraints to both evaluate and process initial leave eligibility and initial decision of claim.
                    3. Communicated very closely with physicians and other licensed professionals in regards to claimant's health condition and medical documentation required for processing of claims.
                    4. Established and maintained a good rapport with HR staff as well as the employee on leave.
                    5. Continued with open lines of communication for possible early return to work, extension of leave and benefits, death or even termination of employment.
                    6. Offered guidance and recommendations to HR staff regarding any concerns or issues involving an employee's leave and possible disciplinary actions.
                    7. Worked closely with designated HR staff to ensure employee's return to work with any temporary or permanent modified duty or work restrictions.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS

                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Leave of Absence Specialist professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

                  Skills : Certification Board Assessor, Communication Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Manage assigned caseload of complex, integrated STD (Short Term Disability), DBL, TDB and Absence leaves: FML, USERRA, state leaves (CT FML, CA PFL, CA PDL, HI PDL, etc) and in-house personal leaves as a third party contractor for companies across the entire United States.
                    2. Worked efficiently and effectively under strict time constraints to both evaluate and process initial leave eligibility and initial decision of claim.
                    3. Communicated very closely with physicians and other licensed professionals in regards to claimant's health condition and medical documentation required for processing of claims.
                    4. Established and maintained a good rapport with HR staff as well as the employee on leave.
                    5. Continued with open lines of communication for possible early return to work, extension of leave and benefits, death or even termination of employment.
                    6. Offered guidance and recommendations to HR staff regarding any concerns or issues involving an employee's leave and possible disciplinary actions.
                    7. Worked closely with designated HR staff to ensure employee's return to work with any temporary or permanent modified duty or work restrictions.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Junior
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Early Childhood Education

                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Headline : To obtain a part-time Leave of Absence Specialist position with an emphasis on Sales Support/Office Management utilizing extensive experience and skills. Productive in contributing effectively towards the& objectives of a team, and is able to share knowledge, ideas, and information.

                  Skills : Licensed CDL Driver With Airbrake Endorsement.

                  Description :

                    1. Planned and organized work so the Service Level Agreement Objectives are realized.
                    2. Utilized knowledge, internal training, and system resources to provide the best customer support.
                    3. Leveraged Systems tools to perform front-line customer support functions.
                    4. Received, resolved and/or appropriately route inbound Leave of absence calls.
                    5. Ensured all work is performed in accordance with targets.
                    6. Worked to obtain first call resolution when answering calls.
                    7. Diffused difficult situations and quickly change the direction of the call toward a satisfactory resolution.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  5-7 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  High School Diploma

                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Objective : Service-focused, performance-driven professional with a career characterized by achievements in customer service, problem resolution, territory development, and training and education. Recognized in a career with the customer and peer commendations and awards exemplifying a commitment to customer service, whether working with internal or external clients.

                  Skills : Medical SKills, Analyzing Skills.

                  Description :

                    1. Analyzed reported Family and Medical Leave Act requests.
                    2. Continuously make best informed determinations based on federal and state laws and regulations.
                    3. Ensured that that on going claim management lies within company service standards and industry best practices.
                    4. Established and maintained 100 FMLA claims per week.
                    5. Tracked and coded documentation in accordance with client contract.
                    6. Analyzed FMLA claims to determine eligibility and certification in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
                    7. Improved processing efficiency by 10% each quarter.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  Bachelors

                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Summary : As a Leave Of Absence Specialist, responsible for Assisting employees in problem-solving by identifying whether the leave is appropriate and, if so, the leave most appropriate to their individual situations.

                  Skills : Communication Skills, Leadership.

                  Description :

                    1. DAY Administered and managed FMLA, medical, and military leaves.
                    2. Served as the primary point of contact for and manage all leave requests and track in accordance with all the Federal and State legislation including responding to leave with necessary forms/ correspondence, request missing information and follow up on return to work status.
                    3. Ensured company is compliant with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
                    4. Understood, communicated, educated and supported Sedgwick policies and programs.
                    5. Maintained confidentiality and comply with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Identifies action plan.
                    6. Determined benefits due.
                    7. Made timely case decisions based on service expectations as established by the client.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  7-10 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Management
                  Education
                  Education
                  Diploma In General Studies

                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Objective : Seeking an opportunity where the application of administrative skills and educational background can effectively enhance organizational and departmental efficiency.

                  Skills : Microsoft Office, Outlook.

                  Description :

                    1. Included implementation multi-state leave laws, as well as ICS cleint leave and disability programs for compliance of FMLA, leave requests.
                    2. Processed and entered paper reports to track (projects) PFL/Disability/LOA Claims via excel.
                    3. Retained LOA documentation for accuracy of compliance reports to employer(s).
                    4. Made LOA decisions in conjunction with claim decisions if applicable and relavent to provisional approvals, denials, and eligibility issues and return to work flow on all requested LOA/FMLA/CRFA/PDL leaves.
                    5. Provided customer service for employee/employer inquiries in a timely manner.
                    6. Interfaced with claims examiners and processors.
                    7. Responsible for executing leave related business transactions with associate customer base.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Business Administration

                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Summary : Accomplished leader with over 15 years of extensive Leave of Absence Specialist experience. Polished professional, skilled in effectively managing and coordinating leaves of absences and benefits for large employee bases and dependents. A team player with the ability to motivate and mentor teams to success. Effective communicator capable of succeeding in fast-paced environments with meticulous attention to detail.

                  Skills : Attention To Detail, MS office.

                  Description :

                    1. Administered leave of absence benefits while adhering to company, state, and federal guidelines.
                    2. Selected to develop and implement a new process for facilitating team meetings resulting in increased peer engagement and camaraderie.
                    3. Provided process steps and supplied data for the Kaizen project resulting in decreased response time for receipt of medical leave documents.
                    4. Developed into subject matter expert for pregnancy related leaves and developed new reporting procedures resulting in increased accuracy in communication.
                    5. Exceeded quality metrics exemplifying accuracy in work completed.
                    6. Managed, evaluated, and tracked employee leaves of absence for the FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) and all other applicable state and corporate laws for over 1100 retail stores.
                    7. Processed all leave paper work from the request process through leave completion, including regular follow-ups, returns to work, and terminations.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  7-10 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Management
                  Education
                  Education
                  Bachelor's In Business Management

                  Leave of Absence Specialist Resume

                  Objective : Enthusiastic, hard-working and knowledgeable human resources professional with 9 years of Leave and Disability case management experience. -Twenty-plus years of customer service experience and an ability to execute multiple projects simultaneously while making short and long-term contributions to the organization.

                  Skills : Multitasking, Decision Making.

                  Description :

                    1. Assisted client employees with various Leave of Absence processes, including Short Term Disability and Family Medical Leave, as well as other company specific leaves.
                    2. Worked with Claim Managers, Worker's Compensation, Doctors, and Nurses to assist employees during their leaves by obtaining medical documentation to support STD/FMLA claims.
                    3. Met and exceeded all metric goals every month, including Adherence and Call Quality.
                    4. Received monthly recognition for having the most Positive Customer Feedback, Kudos, in the department.
                    5. Answered a high volume of telephone calls, data entry, general office duties, etc.
                    6. Reviewed and analyzed medical certifications and documentation pertaining to leave.
                    7. Determined and assigned leave statuses under the FMLA and state regulations.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  2-5 Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Executive
                  Education
                  Education
                  BS In Psychology