General Liability Claims Handling Positions - Richfield, MN

General Liability Claims Handling Positions - Richfield, MN

Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. | Minneapolis, MN, 55423, US
Salary Range:$26,000 – $44,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 20 days ago

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General Liability Claims Handling Positions - Richfield, MN

IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets-their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

With one of the largest teams of liability experts in the world, Sedgwick supports and resolves property, general, auto, product and professional liability claims. We help our clients maintain brand protection in times of crisis.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To analyze general liability 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.

This posting is a pipeline to include several General Liability Claims Handling positions, including:

* Claims Assistants & Associates
* Claims Representatives
* Claims Examiners

BENEFITS

Competitive salary

Flexible work schedule

Referral Incentive Program

Internal career progression and development

Benefits eligibility and 401(k) with company match day 1

LOCATIONS

Candidates must be commutable to the Richfield, MN office.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

* Analyzes and processes general liability 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.
* Assesses liability and resolves claims within evaluation.
* 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.
* Uses appropriate cost containment techniques including strategic vendor partnerships to reduce overall cost of claims for our clients.
* 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.

Education & Licensing

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

Experience

Claims Assistants & Associates: Less than 1 year

Claims Representatives: 1 - 3 years

Claims Examiners: 3-5+ years

Claims management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required as determined above by each position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, 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. #LI-Onsite #LI-Hybrid

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