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(Hybrid) Claims Team Lead - Liability

Company: Sedgwick
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

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. Its an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. Its 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 youre someone who cares, theres a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.Great Place to WorkMost Loved WorkplaceForbes Best-in-State Employer(Hybrid) Claims Team Lead - LiabilityPRIMARY PURPOSE : To supervise the operation of multiple teams of examiners and technical staff for liability claims for clients; to monitor colleagues' workloads, provide training, and monitor individual claim activities; to provide technical/jurisdictional direction to examiner reports on claims adjudication; and to maintain a diary on claims in the teams including frequent diaries on complex or high exposure claimsBENEFITSCompetitive salaryFlexible work scheduleReferral incentive programOpportunity to work from home - HybridInternal career progression and developmentBenefits eligibility and 401(k) with company match day 1OFFICE LOCATIONSWest Des Moines, IA - HybridOmaha, NE - HybridWausau, WI - HybridOverland Park, KS - HybridSt. Louis, MO - TelecommuterESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises multiple teams of examiners, multiple product line examiners and/or several (minimum seven) technical operations colleagues for a wide span of control; may delegate some duties to others within the unit.
  • Identifies and advises management of trends, problems, and issues as well as recommended course of action; informs management of new procedures and ideas for continuous process improvement; and coordinates with management projects for the office.
  • Provides technical/jurisdictional direction to examiner reports on claims adjudication.
  • Compiles reviews and analyzes management reports and takes appropriate action.
  • Performs quality review on claims in compliance with audit requirements, service contract requirements, and quality standards.
  • Acts as second level of appeal for client and claimant issues regarding claim specific, procedural or special requests; implements final disposition of the appeal.
  • Reviews reserve amounts on high cost claims and claims over the authority of the individual examiner.
  • Monitors third party claims; maintains periodical review of litigated claims, serious vocational rehabilitation claims, questionable claims and sensitive claims as determined by client.
  • Maintains contact with the client on claims and promotes a professional client relationship; makes recommendations to client as suggested by the claim status; and provides written resumes of specific claims as requested by client.
  • Assures that direct reports are properly licensed in the jurisdictions serviced.
  • Ensures claims files are coded correctly and adequate documentation is made by claims examiners.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Supports the organization's quality program(s).SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Administers company personnel policies in all areas and follows company staffing standards and training recommendations.
      • Interviews, hires and establishes colleague performance development plans; conducts colleague performance discussions.
      • Provides support, guidance, leadership and motivation to promote maximum performance.QUALIFICATIONSEducation & LicensingBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Licenses as required. Professional certifications as applicable to line of business preferred.ExperienceSix (6) years of claims experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include two (2) years claims supervisor experience.Skills & Knowledge
        • Thorough knowledge of claims management processes and procedures for multiple product lines
        • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
        • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
        • Leadership/management/motivational skills
        • Analytical and interpretive skills
        • Strong organizational skills
        • Excellent interpersonal skills
        • Excellent negotiation skills
        • Ability to work in a team environment
        • Ability to meet or exceed Performance CompetenciesWORK ENVIRONMENTWhen 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 deadlinesPhysical: Computer keyboarding, travel as requiredAuditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talkingNOTE : 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-HybridSedgwick 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 countsSedgwick 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)

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