Casualty Claims Examiner

CLAIMS DEPARTMENT

 

Safety National is an alternative market insurance provider that offers a broad range of risk funding products through insurance agents and brokers. Founded in 1942, Safety National is the leading provider of excess workers’ compensation coverage to self-insured employers and groups nationwide, and has provided that type of coverage longer than any other company in the United States. The company continues to expand and adapt its product lines to better meet the needs of today’s employer. Safety National recently celebrated its third year of being named a “Best Place to Work” by Business Insurance magazine.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for handling assigned claims from initial assignment to closure as well as provide assistance in various administrative functions associated with the Automobile and General Liability LOB.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

At Safety National, we live by the following five core values: Relationships, Integrity, Teamwork, Balance and Stability. Our Core Values serve as the fundamental foundation of our corporate culture and drive our interactions, both internally and externally. An essential function of all Safety National positions is to fully embrace and represent these core values in our daily work life and relationships.

Handle lower exposure commercial auto and general liability claims.

Notify Manager of any assigned claims with the potential for increased exposure for possible reassignment to an Analyst.

Determine coverage and evaluate exposure to company.

Assist in triage of new claim calls to ensure routing to the appropriate TPA and elevation to Manager when necessary.

Triage correspondence on “unassigned” claims to determine whether elevation to Manager is necessary.

Work with TPA partners to ensure their correct coding on claims.

Establishment and updating of SN reserves based on department procedures.

Directly or indirectly negotiating claim settlements within established authority level with direct reporting to Manager on settlements over authority limits.

Directing and advising TPA as to desired claim handling. Communicate with TPAs to obtain necessary claim details and utilize online access to assist in claim reviews.

Assist Account Management in the establishment, maintenance and oversight of TPA escrow accounts.

Processing of reimbursement requests, vendor check requests and establishing claim escrow accounts in accordance with department procedures.

Oversee claim financials on assigned claims to ensure application of insured deductible and accurate application of subrogation and salvage recoveries.

Documentation of claim files as required by department procedures.

Communication with Manager and underwriter regarding problem accounts, large losses and specific TPA problems.

Travel on an “as needed” basis for assistance with TPA audits.

Assist in the verification and preparation of TPA vendor checks (fees) for bundled Auto claims.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Special projects and assistance as may be required.

Assist in the TPA evaluations and coordination of required documents for the Automobile and General Liability LOB.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate must be a motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently.

Must have strong organizational and analytical skills, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.

Must be proficient with Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook applications.

Minimum five years’ experience in Commercial Auto and General Liability claims adjusting with insurance carrier or Third Party Administrator required.

Experience adjusting Commercial Automobile and General Liability claims in multiple jurisdictions a plus.

Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university required.

NOTE:

In order to meet the needs of the Corporation, employees may be assigned other duties in addition to, or in lieu of, those described above.

For consideration, please submit your resume along with a completed and signed employment application (found on the right hand side of this page).

If you have any issues submitting your information via this website, please email: SNCCrecruitment@safetynational.com.

 

Safety National will only accept resumes and applications from qualified applicants for particular job postings. Resumes and applications submitted that are not identified with a specific job posting will not be reviewed. Safety National reserves the right to unilaterally determine whether or not a particular applicant is qualified for any position with the Company.

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Outstanding Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage. Employee and Children covered at no cost, low cost for Spousal coverage.

Medical Deductible Reimbursement Plan

Life/AD&D Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability provided at no cost to employee.

401k Savings and Profit-Sharing Plan

Pre-Tax Dependent Care Assistance Plan

Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Leave and Holidays

Alternate Work Schedules

Business Casual Dress Policy

 

EEO STATEMENT

Safety National is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any applicant or employee on any grounds prohibited under any federal, state or local law including race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or membership in any other legally protected class. None of the questions in our application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job related information or protected characteristics.

Location: St. Louis
Date: November 9, 2017
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