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Disability Determination Senior Adjudicator

at Department of Labor in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Disability Determination Senior Adjudicator

Recruitment #061724-MDDS03-600800

Opening Date 6/18/2024 12:00:00 AM Closing Date 7/1/2024 11:59:00 PM Type of Recruitment Open Competitive Salary Yearly: $47,778.00/Min - $59,723.00/Mid Salary Plan M37 Pay Grade 14 Shift Hours 8:00am - 4:30pm Employment Type Actual Vacancy Employment Term Regular Agency DOL/Voc Rehab Svcs / Location(s) Dis Det Svs at Creekwood:
(920 W. Basin Road, New Castle, DE, 19720) Contact Name DOL/DHR Contact Phone 302-761-8015 Telework Eligible Yes Summary Statement This is the advanced level of disability determination adjudication work. Essential Functions Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Reviews claims and plans case development to adjudicate claims.
  • Gathers necessary medical, vocational and other evidence by telephone and letter contact to clarify initially submitted information and obtain additional information needed to adjudicate a case.
  • Reviews and analyzes medical, psychological, psychiatric, social, educational and vocational evidence to determine the severity of medically determinable impairments, justifiable onset date, and credible work-related limitations in accordance with Federal regulations and programmatic mandates.
  • Requests consultative medical examinations to adjudicate claims and manages scheduling arrangements with medical providers and claimants to ensure that claimants attend examinations.
  • Researches the affects of disease processes and resulting impact on the ability to perform work-related activities.
  • Prepares documentation for favorable decisions; prepares written decision rationales and letters to inform claimants of unfavorable decisions made on their disability applications; and explains due-process and appeal rights.
  • Authorizes payment of medical invoices.
  • Maintains up-to-date reference materials and manuals necessary to the adjudication process.

 

Additional Posting Information

The State of Delaware recognizes the value of telework and flexible working schedules. This position is eligible for Telework according to the State of Delaware’s Alternative Work Arrangement Policy. More information will be shared at the time of interview.

Conditions Of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

 

Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.

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Job Posting: 1279234

Posted On: Jun 17, 2024

Updated On: Jul 01, 2024

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