Sep 23

Leave Specialist

Company Description

At National Vision, we believe that everyone deserves to see their best to live their best. We make that possible by offering quality eye care and eye wear more affordable and accessible.

National Vision, Inc. (NVI) is one of the largest optical retailers in the United States, operating over 980 retail locations in 44 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico as well as an optical lab network consisting of three domestic locations and two international locations. NVI offers an innovative culture where training is a priority, hard work is praised, and career growth is a reality.

Right now we're looking for a Remote Work From Home Contract FMLA Specialist (4 months) to join our growing team.

The FMLA Specialist administers the company’s Leave of Absence/FMLA and Disability absence programs in accordance with all federal and applicable multi-state government regulations; including FMLA and ADA



Job Description

What would you do? - The Specifics

  • Handles daily administration of the company’s leave of absence program.
  • Facilitates coordination of absences and return-to-work, including intermittent leaves for associates across multiple locations and states.
  • Determines associate’s leave eligibility under federal and state regulations.
  • Processes notification requirements to LOA associates; including approvals, denials, leave extensions and return-to-work.
  • Obtains required paperwork and evaluates medical certification for completeness and appropriate documentation.
  • Processes the Employer statements from disability carriers/state agencies coordinating the disability payments.
  • Handles the direct billing of company benefits of associates on unpaid leaves.
  • Maintains data and document records to ensure compliance and accountability.
  • Works with employee relations and legal department to review cases and ensure they are handled correctly and ensure compliance with federal and state laws.
  • Ensures Store Managers and District Managers understand compliance duties

  • Available for a remote contract position
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience HR experience with a concentration in FMLA and ADA.
  • DMEC Certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of FMLA, LOA and ADA regulations.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft applications; specifically Word and Excel
  • HRIS systems experience preferred.
  • Leave Management Software/Case Management Software experience preferred.
  • Strong verbal/written communication abilities; effective interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail.
  • Effective problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Highly organized with strong follow up skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive information with tact and discretion

Additional Information

What are the benefits?

National Vision offers a competitive benefits package including Health and Dental Insurance, 401k with company match, Flex Spending Account, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Personal Time Off, and much more. Please see our website to learn more.ll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.




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