Claims Examiner - Liability at BC Forward

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Sacramento, California





Job Description:

Claims Examiner - Liability



BCForward is looking for Claims Specialist (General Liability) (Hybrid)

Position Title:

Claims Specialist (General Liability)




Location: California - Hybrid Remote (must work from any Sedgwick office within CA, preference Concord or Roseville)




Anticipated Start Date: ASAP




Duration: 5+ Months Contract to Hire




Job Type: Full Time/ W2




Pay Range: $45/hr on W2




Education Level: High School




Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday, PST




Primary Purpose: The Claims Specialist will investigate general liability and some commercial auto liability claims, assessing exposures and determining liability. This role focuses on managing claims through effective action plans to achieve timely resolutions, adhering to client service expectations and industry best practices. Additionally, the Specialist will handle subrogation of claims and negotiate settlements, requiring strong communication and customer service skills.



Essential Functions and Responsibilities:



  • Analyze and process moderate to complex general liability claims, gathering necessary information to assess exposure and develop action plans.

  • Assess liability and resolve claims in accordance with evaluation and client service instructions.

  • Negotiate settlements within designated authority levels.

  • Calculate and assign timely reserves to claims, ensuring reserve adequacy throughout the claims lifecycle.

  • Approve and process claim payments and adjustments, settling claims within authority limits.

  • Prepare settlement authority requests for client submission as required.

  • Ensure claims are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Coordinate vendor referrals for effective claims management.

  • Utilize cost containment strategies, including strategic vendor partnerships, to minimize claims costs.

  • Manage claim recoveries, including subrogation, Howell, and Medicare offsets.

  • Report claims to excess carriers and respond to their requests promptly and professionally.

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and claimants through clear communication via phone and email.

  • Ensure accurate documentation and coding of claim files.

  • Refer complex cases to supervisor and management as needed.


Additional Functions and Responsibilities:



  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Support organizational quality programs.

  • Occasional travel may be required.


Qualifications:




  • Education & Licensing: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Professional certification relevant to the insurance industry preferred but not required.


  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience in claims management or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Skills & Knowledge:


    • Expertise in insurance principles and laws pertaining to general liability claims.

    • Strong oral and written communication skills.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.

    • Analytical and interpretive skills.

    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

    • Effective negotiation skills.

    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

    • Commitment to meeting or exceeding service expectations.



Benefits:



BCforward offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to major medical, HSA, dental, vision, employer-provided group life, voluntary life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, and 401k.



About BCforward:



Founded in 1998 on the idea that industry leaders needed a professional service, and workforce management expert, to fuel the development and execution of core business and technology strategies, BCforward is a Black-owned firm providing unique solutions supporting value capture and digital product delivery needs for organizations around the world. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN with an Offshore Development Center in Hyderabad, India, BCforward's 6,000 consultants support more than 225 clients globally.


BCforward champions the power of human potential to help companies transform, accelerate, and scale. Guided by our core values of People-Centric, Optimism, Excellence, Diversity, and Accountability, our professionals have helped our clients achieve their strategic goals for more than 25 years. Our strong culture and clear values have enabled BCforward to become a market leader and best in class place to work.


BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.


To learn more about how BCforward collects and uses personal information as part of the recruiting process, view our Privacy Notice and CCPA Addendum. As part of the recruitment process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of personal information, including identifiers, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. BCforward will only use this information to complete the recruitment process.


This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants applying for positions in the United States must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this posting may render the applicant ineligible for the position. Any subsequent offer of employment will be considered employment at-will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.


Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 224402 when responding to this ad.


Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 224395 when responding to this ad.


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Salary Details



This salary was provided in the Job Posting.


$44-$45


Hourly Salary



Job Snapshot




Employee Type

Contractor



Location

California, US (Onsite)



Job Type

Health Care, Human Resources, Insurance



Experience

Not Specified



Date Posted

07/09/2024
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