Entry-Level Claims Assistant Schaumburg, IL

Entry-Level Claims Assistant Schaumburg, IL

Sedgwick | Schaumburg, IL, 60173, US
Salary Range:$34,000 – $41,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 17 days ago

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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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Entry-Level Claims Assistant | Schaumburg, IL

**PRIMARY PURPOSE** **:** To provide support to the claims staff and to perform other office tasks depending on the client program.

**BENEFITS**

Competitive hourly rates

Flexible work schedule

Referral Incentive Program

Internal career progression and development

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

**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Sets up and enters new claims into claims management system.

+ Inputs and reviews notes/diaries in claims management system as instructed.

+ Processes payments.

+ Processes mail; handles filing, faxing and photocopying.

+ Reviews, prepares, creates, and/or sends letters, reports, and forms.

+ Answers and initiates telephone calls, sets up medical appointments, and may provide customer service as required.

+ Other activities/projects as assigned including the preparation and distribution of computer reports.

**ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

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

**QUALIFICATIONS**

**Education & Licensing**

High school diploma or GED required.

**Experience**

Six (6) months of clerical or customer service experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

**Skills & Knowledge**

+ Excellent oral and written communication

+ PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

+ Strong organizational skills

+ Ability to work in a team environment

+ Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

**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. #LI-Onsite

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.**

**Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring counts**

Sedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing - one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)