Long Term Disability Unit Leader
MetLife 1,820 reviews - Mount Prospect, IL
Full-time, Temporary

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Long-Term Disability Unit Leader

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Job Location

Mount Prospect, IL

Job Description

Ensures claim management accuracy and timeliness of all LTD decisions and makes determination on claims settlement within authorized guidelines.

Functional Responsibilities:
  • Works with customers to negotiate, arbitrate, and resolve issues, concerns, and expectations regarding process, service and performance guarantees.
  • Manages risk and performance of assigned team and claim block
  • Accountable for ensuring team performance with delivery on customer commitments and high quality claim decisions which includes intimate knowledge of actions and decisions made by members of team and appropriate coaching and performance management to address any discrepancies.
  • Responsible for identification and delivery of action plans including Qualitative and quantitative quality insurance results.control reports, UM Scorecard, Appeals, customer escalations and complaints, etc
  • Conducts quality management reviews to ensure appripriate claims management accuracy.
  • Tracks data and analyzes and reports information via established claims metrics report on standard and customized levels.
  • Manages individual unit operating costs.
  • Participates in customer presentations and new account implementations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Full people management responsibilities, including hiring, firing, promotions, performance and compensation management, and training and development.

Job Requirements
  • 5-7 years insurance claims experience.
  • 2-3 years previous leadership experience
  • Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Solid business knowledge of STD/LTD/Group Life Disability products, in addition to Workers’ Compensation, State laws, ERISA and Tax laws, ADA, FMLA, Rehabilitation, Social Security, Special Investigation processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Experience Required

Three to Five Years

Education Required

Bachelors Degree Preferred

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