Consulting Psychologist, Group Benefits Life & Disability Claims
As a consulting psychologist contracted with Sun Life, you will support the Group Benefits Life & Disability Claims Team by providing clinical opinions (as required) on Life & Disability claims, as an integral part of the claim adjudication process or in connection with legal proceedings on disability claims. It is the role of the Consulting psychologist to review and provide insight and commentary on the clinical information collected, in terms of its completeness and objectivity, to provide an opinion on the:
- Severity of the condition
- Restrictions and limitations
- Impact of co-morbid disorders
- Treatment optimization
- Expected course of condition
- Consultation with treatment providers
The Consulting Psychologist may make recommendations for follow up strategies such as requesting additional clinical information. The Consulting Psychologist is encouraged to provide education to the claims adjudicator with respect to the condition and other consultations as requested. The Consulting Psychologist may also be requested to contact treatment providers to discuss a plan member’s condition and the proposed treatment regime. The Consulting Psychologist will be expected to perform work using Sun Life’s systems and processes.
Please direct any questions and resumes to the hiring manager Genevieve Kutterer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (437) 225-5892.