Workers Compensation Claims Manager in Oak Brook, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Hub Group Inc   •  

Oak Brook, IL 60523

Industry: Transportation

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 60 days ago

This job is no longer available.


This position reports to the Director of Claims Management and is responsible for taking a proactive approach to managing Work Comp claims and transitional/modified duty programs. The proactive approach contemplates not only active and forward-looking claims management, but also continuous development, implementation, and enforcement of processes related to the prevention, reporting, and handling of work injuries. Success of transitional/modified duty programs will be reflected by the percent of participation.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Coordinate reporting and investigation of work injuries with Operations and Safety
  • Report new work injuries to Third Party Administrator
  • Monitor claim handling activity by Third Party Administrator
  • Monitor, analyze, and report to internal client reserves and reserving activity (including reserving internally)
  • Establish and maintain internal electronic files, including notes, records, statements, and correspondence
  • Establish and monitor relationships with outside vendors and monitor expenditures for cost effectiveness
  • Establish and monitor relationships with outside legal counsel and monitor expenditures for cost effectiveness
  • Identify "best value" metrics in carriers and providers
  • OSHA and various state-level compliance and reporting including reporting, postings, panels, internal reporting, and other internal communication
  • Other government reporting and legal compliance as required and needed
  • Trade association reporting
  • Communicate legal notices to various legal teams
  • Communicate status of drivers in accidents and those who have sustained work injuries
  • Same and similar duties as outlined above of non-trucking, corporate, operations, sales and accounts, and office employees/staff
  • Establish and develop work injury prevention programs, including with outside vendors and recruiting teams
  • Other duties as required




Qualifications

  • Analytic Skills: ability to think objectively, create, and interpret quantitative data sets
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to arrive at meaningful, lasting solutions
  • Strong listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task frequently and handle heavy task loads
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Medical training a plus, but not required
  • Bachelor's Degree in a business-related field or relevant experience
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated success in managing a claims program that spans state lines
  • Experience with transportation-related claims and/or workers compensation claims preferred
  • Experience managing a Workers Compensation Claims Process in multiple states


Valid Through: 2019-9-13