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WAC 357-19-475

To be eligible for reemployment following disability separation under WAC 357-19-465 what must the employee do?

To be eligible for reemployment the former employee must:
(1) Complete and submit an application(s) for reemployment to the employer;
(2) Meet the competencies and other requirements of the class and/or position for which the former employee is applying; and
(3) Submit to the employer a statement from a licensed health care provider affirming the former employee's fitness to return to work and specifying any work restrictions due to a physical, sensory, or mental disability of the individual.
(a) If the licensed health care provider's statement provides inadequate information, the former employee will obtain the necessary clarification from the licensed health care provider or provide a release to the personnel officer/appointing authority to communicate directly with the licensed health care provider regarding the disabling condition as it relates to employment. Such information will be obtained at the former employee's expense.
(b) The employer may require that the former employee be examined by a licensed health care provider of the employer's choice at the employer's expense.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. WSR 05-12-077, § 357-19-475, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05; WSR 05-01-206, § 357-19-475, filed 12/21/04, effective 7/1/05.]
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