Centene Corporation Absence Management Specialist in Clayton, Missouri

Hourly Position Purpose: Assist with the administration and communication of Centene’s absence and disability accommodation programs.

  • Aid in the administration of leave of absence and time off programs, FMLA, state and local leave of absence ordinances, USERRA, and ADAAA benefits to employees

  • Document and update absence data into HRIS and time and attendance systems

  • Develop reports to audit absence data between HRIS and Payroll systems

  • Support and consult HR on short and long term disability, workers’ compensation, leave of absence, and employee accommodations

  • Develop responses to absence, disability and standalone accommodation requests aligned with Centene’s HR strategies and regulatory requirements

  • Conduct investigations for absence and disability requests and recommend action plans

  • Provide documentation and reports to leave and disability vendors

  • Identify and coordinate implementation of disability accommodations. Assess for consistency and compliance to FMLA, ADAAA, and local ordinances

  • Reconcile all data between Centene and vendors


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, related field or equivalent experience.

  • 1+ years of human resources experience.

  • Knowledge of absence management related concepts and practices such as FMLA and ADAAA.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Experience in HRIS systems, particularly related to HRMS, disability and payroll systems preferred.

  • Exposure to Workday preferred.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Absence Management Specialist

LOCATION: Clayton, Missouri

REQNUMBER: 1117086

COMPANY: Human Resources