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Sedgwick Workers Compensation Claims Examiner | Long Beach, CA (Hybrid) in Long Beach, California

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It’s an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It’s having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you’re someone who cares, there’s a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Workers Compensation Claims Examiner | Long Beach, CA (Hybrid)

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a global industry leader where you can bring your big ideas to help solve problems for some of the world’s best brands?

  • Apply your knowledge and experience to adjudicate complex customer claims in the context of an energetic culture.

  • Deliver innovative customer-facing solutions to clients who represent virtually every industry and comprise some of the world’s most respected organizations.

  • Be a part of a rapidly growing, industry-leading global company known for its excellence and customer service.

  • Leverage Sedgwick’s broad, global network of experts to both learn from and to share your insights.

  • Take advantage of a variety of professional development opportunities that help you perform your best work and grow your career.

  • Enjoy flexibility and autonomy in your daily work, your location, and your career path.

  • Access diverse and comprehensive benefits to take care of your mental, physical, financial and professional needs.

ARE YOU AN IDEAL CANDIDATE? We are looking for driven individuals that embody our caring counts model and core values that include empathy, accountability, collaboration, growth, and inclusion.

OFFICE LOCATIONS

Long Beach, CA

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To analyze complex or technically difficult workers' compensation claims to determine benefits due; to work with high exposure claims involving litigation and rehabilitation; to ensure ongoing adjudication of claims within service expectations, industry best practices and specific client service requirements; and to identify subrogation of claims and negotiate settlements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyzes and processes complex or technically difficult workers' compensation claims by investigating and gathering information to determine the exposure on the claim; manages claims through well-developed action plans to an appropriate and timely resolution.

  • Negotiates settlement of claims within designated authority.

  • Calculates and assigns timely and appropriate reserves to claims; manages reserve adequacy throughout the life of the claim.

  • Calculates and pays benefits due; approves and makes timely claim payments and adjustments; and settles clams within designated authority level.

  • Prepares necessary state fillings within statutory limits.

  • Manages the litigation process; ensures timely and cost effective claims resolution.

  • Coordinates vendor referrals for additional investigation and/or litigation management.

  • Uses appropriate cost containment techniques including strategic vendor partnerships to reduce overall cost of claims for our clients.

  • Manages claim recoveries, including but not limited to: subrogation, Second Injury Fund excess recoveries and Social Security and Medicare offsets.

  • Reports claims to the excess carrier; responds to requests of directions in a professional and timely manner.

  • Communicates claim activity and processing with the claimant and the client; maintains professional client relationships.

  • Ensures claim files are properly documented and claims coding is correct.

  • Refers cases as appropriate to supervisor and management.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).

  • Travels as required.

QUALIFICATION

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Professional certification as applicable to line of business preferred.

Experience

Five (5) years of claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

TAKING CARE OF YOU

  • Flexible work schedule.

  • Referral incentive program.

  • Career development and promotional growth opportunities.

  • A diverse and comprehensive benefits offering including medical, dental vision, 401K on day one.

As required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in jurisdictions requiring pay transparency in job postings. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and cost of specific location. For the jurisdiction noted in this job posting only, the range of starting pay for this role is $80,000 - $95,000. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401k and matching, PTO, disability and life insurance, employee assistance, flexible spending or health savings account, and other additional voluntary benefits.

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Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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