Long standing P&C insurance company is seeking a New York Workers Compensation Claims professional to join their growing team! This position is based in N. NJ. Our client has a long tradition of fostering an environment for employee development, growth, achievement and success. The incumbent will examine claims data and conduct investigations into routine and moderately complex claims to determine coverage, compensability, subrogation and benefits. Adjust and manage claims within the limit of assigned authority. Receive lost time and complex medical only assignments. Verify and determine applicability of coverage. Initiate 24 hour contact with employer, employee and 48 hour contact with attending physician. Handle catastrophic claims with supervisory oversight including traumatic head injury, spinal cord paralysis, severe burns, major amputations and fatalities. Must be well versed in New York form filing.
College degree or equivalent experiencerequired. Minimum 8years experience handling New York Workers Compensation claims. Foreign language communications a plus. Strong aptitude and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and the ability to quickly learn new programs.