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Disability Determination Specialist
Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ
The Lighthouse building, 111 East 59th Street, New York
We are currently seeking a highly motivated Disability Determination Specialist to conduct assessments of individual eligibility for services, such as state vocational rehabilitation. In this role, you to review documentation of disabilities, interview individuals regarding their employment capabilities and limitations, and complete written reports with disability determinations.
We offer competitive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental, 403B retirement plan with employer contribution, pre-tax commuter expense program, a full service EAP, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least one year of experience in an area of disability. You must be able to interpret medical reports as they relate to functional limitations and employment. Your interview and writing skills will be essential to your success in this role. Excellent case management skills and an understanding of the types of services and accommodations employers can provide for those with a qualified disability are a must. Excellent data entry and documentation skills are required, as well as a desire to help those with disabilities overcome barriers to employment.
How TO APPLY:
For immediate consideration, please visit: http://bit.ly/VQvirV
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey is a leading provider of vocational, youth and community redevelopment services for people with special needs. With more than 70 programs in 30 sites throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island and Northern New Jersey, our services extend a helping hand, and facilitate empowerment, self-help and service for more than 100,000 persons each year and place four people in jobs every hour of every business day.