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Cowan Insurance Group, Ottawa, ON
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2012
Opportunity: Health & Disability Specialist – 9 Month Contract
Cowan Insurance Group provides insurance and risk management products and services to businesses, organizations and individuals. Founded in 1927, Cowan has over 300 employees operating out of nine locations in Ontario.
At Cowan, we believe our employees make the difference. That’s why we provide a professional, motivating, team environment where contributions are valued. This belief, supported by an entrepreneurial culture, has helped build a company with a strong history and an exciting future.
We are hiring for a bilingual Health & Disability Specialist – 9 Month Contract in our Ottawa office.
The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to co-ordinate the delivery of occupational and non-occupational disability management services to CIG clients. The Specialist reports to the Supervisor, Health & Disability and supports Ottawa Office Consultants in their efforts to extend Disability Management services to CIG clients.
- Registered Nurse licensed by the College of Nurses of Ontario, with additional training in occupational health, preferably with accreditation as an Occupational Health Nurse, or an Occupational Therapist or any other Health related qualifications;
- Five years of experience with claims management in group disability benefits and Workplace Safety and Insurance legislation;
- Experience in return to work programs;
- Knowledge of pertinent legislations;
- Experience in ergonomic evaluations and/or physical demands job analyses would be an asset;
- Superior verbal and in written communication skills in English and French;
- In-depth knowledge of software such as Word, Excel and Power Point;
- Ability to work with different groups such as employers, union representatives and health care workers;
- Ability to define problems, manage information, perform analysis and propose pertinent solutions;
About Cowan Insurance Group
Cowan is one of the largest privately owned insurance brokerage operations in Canada specializing in business and personal insurance. We provide additional services through a consulting team that specializes in assisting employers with their retirement and group benefits requirements, and a team of financial advisors specializing in financial planning and living benefits.
We invite interested candidates submit their resume in confidence to email@example.com or by fax to: 519-650-6368.
While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.