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Leave of Absence Specialist

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 14266
Job Family: Human Resources
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028342101-Human Resources Shared Services - Data Management/Leave
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations


Job Summary

Supports the delivery of human resource services by providing information on policies, procedures and regulations to teammates and leaders. Maintains personal records, files and databases. coordinates and supports the activities and workflow of the human resource department related to day-to-day processing.

Essential Functions

  • Independently approves and/or denies assigned leave cases based on relevant medical information in accordance with policy and procedures and state/federal laws.
  • Serves as the subject matter expert for the leave programs in alignment and under general direction and guidance of HR leadership and the legal department. 
  • Serves as the primary point of contact to both the teammate and leader during the entire leave process.
  • Assists in the creation and facilitation of leave administration training programs.
  • Manages STD/LTD/ADA/WC/Lt Duty cases as assigned and in accordance with policy.
  • Responds to requests from physician offices, Atrium teammates, leaders, disability vendor and other outside agencies.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.


Physical Requirements

Work requires typing, filing, use of telephone and sitting for prolonged periods of time. Stretching, bending, reaching, pushing and pulling are required a moderate amount of the time. May lift and carry up to 40 pounds on an intermittent basis. Some standing and walking is required. Must speak and understand English fluently. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate and concentrate effectively. Good hearing is required for related communications

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. 2 years of related experience required. 2 years of human resources experience preferred. Strong computer knowledge has excellent communication and customer service skills with an emphasis in records administration required. Proficiency in Microsoft applications including Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred. Proficient in PeopleSoft or similar Human Resources Information System preferred.