Claims Professional Trainee - IAP - Workers Compensation
Sedgwickcms - SeaTac, WA

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Claims Professional Trainee - IAP

Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose lives you touch while maximizing your own career possibilities, Sedgwick CMS is the place for you. As the largest and most innovative Third Party Administrator in the claims industry and the first and only TPA to receive both recognition as the Best TPA in America and the coveted Employer of Choice designation, we invite you to come be a part of our team and, “Claim Your Future.”

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To be oriented and trained as new industry professional with the ability to analyze workers compensation claims and determine benefits due.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attendance and completion of designated classroom claims professional training program.

  • Performs on-the-job training activities including:

    • Adjusting medical only and minor lost-time workers compensation claims under close supervision.

    • Documenting claims files and properly coding claim activity.
    • Communicating claim action/processing with claimant and client.

    • Supporting other claims examiners and claims supervisors with larger or more complex claims as assigned.

  • Participates in rotational assignments to provide temporary support for office needs.

  • ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    Education & Licensing
    Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university required.

    Experience
    No experience required. Prior claims experience preferred. Equivalent experience may be substituted for the required degree.

    Skills and Knowledge
    • Ability to meet or exceed the organization's Core Competencies

    • Ability to meet or exceed position specific competencies

    • Analytical thinking

    • Concern for order, quality and accuracy

    • Knowledge of personal computer applications including Microsoft Office products

    • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

    • Ability to demonstrate effect teamwork skills

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

    Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

    Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

    Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

    NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

    The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

    Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    and a

    Drug-Free Workplace

    Additional Information:
    One phase of training for this position will require travel to a Sedgwick training location in Memphis, TN.

    Tentative class start date 3/11/13.
    Tentative travel dates 3/18/13 - 3/29/13*.

    *Subject to change based on company need.

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