Employee Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Employee

  • The employee is responsible for reporting their injury or illness to the supervisor or manager.
  • The employee needs to report to the University Student Health Center or appropriately directed medical facility for medical treatment. The employee must continue to keep all medical appointments.
  • OFF WORK STATUS: If the physician takes the employee off work, it is the employee's responsibility to notify their department supervisor, manager or the Workers' Compensation Manager of their work status. The employee must provide the supervisor, manager, or Workers' Compensation Manager with a copy of the physician's work status report.
  • LIGHT DUTY WORK RELEASE: If the physician releases the employee to light duty, it is the employee's responsibility to provide their supervisor, manager or Workers' Compensation Manager the work status report outlining their work restrictions. A determination will be made regarding the availability of light or modified work.
  • FULL DUTY WORK RELEASE: If the employee is released to full duty work, the employee must provide the supervisor and Workers' Compensation Manager with a copy of the doctor's release note.
  • The employee is responsible for cooperating with the claims administrator (Sedgwick CMS) and providing all documentation to them in a timely basis.