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Workers Compensation Specialist

Downers Grove, Illinois

Post Date: 09/07/2017 Job ID: 1651 Job Category: HR: Benefits

The Workers' Compensation Claim Specialist position is to assist the Director of Workers’ Compensation to monitor, and manage workers' compensation claims. This position requires expertise in evaluating of each claim in accordance with the Illinois Workers Compensation Act. This includes, but is not limited to, the claims management process, adherence to all HR policies and work related issues of associate safety and injury prevention.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Accurate and timely preparation of workers' compensation claims for third party administrator (TPA) which includes, but is not limited to, gathering investigative, medical, employment information for any employee injury or occupational disease.
  • Accurate and timely documentation of all relevant activities and medical information in database.
  • Management and approval of appropriate diagnostic testing and treatment, including surgery as indicated.
  • Coordination of medical case management with external nurse case managers and third party administrator adjusters.
  • Coordinates this information with human resource staff and standardization of the process throughout organization.
  • Provides direction to site management and leaders regarding workers compensation claim issues.


Qualifications/ Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or equivalent
  • 5+ experience with Illinois workers compensation claims management
  • 5+ years of related experience in human resources, risk management or related field. (10 years total)
  • Computer literate: Must be able to use Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management skills

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