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Descripción y requisitos

Location - Virtual but commutable to a MetLife Office.
Training - 4 weeks, M-F virtual (8 - 5pm)
Shift: 8 hour day + 1/2 hour lunch.  Start time flexible from 7 - 9am EDT. 

Start Date:  07/15/2024


In partnership with our claims organization the Vocational Rehabilitation Consultant will apply their vocational rehabilitation expertise to assess and render appropriate recommendations regarding claimants’ return to work potential as well as to develop and facilitate return to work and rehabilitation plans.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Coach Claims Specialists on early identification of disability rehabilitation candidates.
  • Manage assigned caseload of complex return to work cases.
  • Apply specialized vocational training and knowledge to the assessment of cases.
  • Act as a resource on vocational and return to work issues.
  • Conduct complex research, review and analysis of work and education history, functional capacity and employability within the context of the Short Term or Long Term Disability plans by completing employability assessments / transferable skills analyses.
  • Provide recommendations regarding claimants’ potential to return to work with or without accommodations.
  • Provide return-to-work solutions through job modifications and accommodations.
  • Engage claimants, health care providers and employers in return to work potential and planning.
  • Collaborate with rehabilitation facilities, job placement services and state agencies to develop appropriate and timely turn to work plans.
  • Monitor the services of vocational rehabilitation vendors to ensure compliance with agreed upon services, quality and timeliness standards.
  • Develop goal-focused rehabilitation plans utilizing the return to work hierarchy.
  • Assess training needs and create, author and present vocational training to claim and business partner associates.



  • 3-5+ years of Vocational Rehabilitation experience
  • Master’s degree in Vocational Rehabilitation or similar Master’s degree
  • CRC - Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge of computer systems
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships


  • Prior disability insurance experience
  • Prior experience conducting employability assessments

The salary range for applicants for this position is $70,000 - $75,000.
Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
Acerca de MetLife

Reconocida en la lista de la revista Fortune de las "Empresas más admiradas del mundo" de 2023, MetLife, a través de sus subsidiarias y afiliadas, es una de las empresas de servicios financieros líderes en el mundo; proporcionando seguros, anualidades, beneficios para empleados y gestión de activos a clientes individuales e institucionales. Con operaciones en más de 40 mercados, ocupamos posiciones de liderazgo en Estados Unidos, América Latina, Asia, Europa y Medio Oriente.

Nuestro propósito es simple: ayudar a nuestros colegas, clientes, comunidades y al mundo en general a crear un futuro más seguro. Unidos por un propósito y guiados por la empatía, estamos inspirados para transformar el próximo siglo en servicios financieros. En MetLife, es #AllTogetherPossible. ¡Únete a nosotros!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

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MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
$70,000 - $75,000