Disability Benefits and Leave Services - Human Resources at Ohio State

Disability Benefits and Leave Services

(Integrated Absence Management and Vocational Services)

The Integrated Absence Management and Vocational Services (IAMVS) team in the Office of Human Resources maintains and improves the productivity and quality of life of Ohio State employees with occupational and non-occupational injuries and illnesses through effective disability case management and risk management. As a top employer, Ohio State leads other public and private entities in offering transitional work as a benefit to employees.

Services offered by IAMVS include:

  • Family and Medical Leave administration
  • Consultation regarding disability benefits, including
    • workers’ compensation
    • short-term disability
    • long-term disability
    • OPERS/STRS disability retirement
  • Workplace accommodations, including coordination of return-to-work and remain-at-work
  • Onsite physical therapy and ergonomic assessments
  • Job search assistance for employees whose medical conditions prevent them from returning to their original occupation
  • Referrals to university resources