GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Program Manager or designee, the Disability Reviewer II leads and performs diverse work for multiple State disability determination agencies, Public Retirement Systems and assessments / reviews for the Office of Clinical Affairs and other UMass entities or State agencies. These assessments may include the review of medical evidence, psychiatric evidence, vocational profiles, state statues and guidelines and any other pertinent evidence to determine whether an individual meets the standards in accord with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. The diversity of work carries with it significant responsibilities in that the outcome results in the awarding or denial of benefits to the applicant and/or retiree.
Masters prepared licensed or certified vocational rehabilitation counselor or other licensed or certified Allied Health professional in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with two years of relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: acute medicine, long term care, mental health, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, rehabilitation and/or vocational counseling or equivalent
Under the general direction of the Program Manager or designee
ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS: