Workers Compensation Administrator

Riverside, California, US
Nov 10, 2017
Dec 02, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
Other job types

Position at JBS Carriers, Inc.

Workers Compensation Coordinator- Job Description

Workers Compensation Coordinator- JBS Carriers

Purpose & Scope: To collaborate with and act as a liaison between injured employees, operations management, medical providers, and corporate risk management for Transportation Accident and Workers Compensation claims. Ensure all necessary information and questions are timely addressed from any of the relevant parties, and that Worker's Compensation claimants are timely returned to their optimum level of function within the shortest time possible consistent with JBS business goals and objectives. Along with following up with injured employee on a daily bases and assuring that there restrictions are being followed.

Principle Responsibilities:
  • Provide information and act as the Company liaison to explain benefits 0Human Resources, Finance, Operations, and Corporate Risk Management.
  • Coordinate individual medical case management plans for injured employees.
  • Coordinate the exchange of information among the Operations staff, the HR staff, and the TPA to avoid errors and/or delays in claims submission/payment
  • Lead monthly claim reviews of all open cases with a focus on return to work and claim closure/resolution
  • Communicate loss experience and data analysis to Director of Safety and Risk Management to report on a weekly basis
  • Assist with continuous quality improvement of Workers' Compensation and accident claims submission policies, procedures, processes and programs.
  • Consult with corporate risk management on settlement and reserve valuations
  • Make appropriate recommendations on return to work, or other case closure opportunities
  • Initiate permanent placement process once permanent restrictions are assigned
  • Assist with the development and distribution of claim management and financial reports (ad hoc, monthly, quarterly and annual)
  • Maintain accurate workers' compensation records and reports to comply with federal and state record keeping requirements
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with employees from all levels of the business as well as with doctors, medical professionals in the community and company attorneys.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.

    Special Skills:
  • Analytical and mathematical skills required
  • Great communication skills
  • Computer proficient; Ability to use MS Office and web-based programs that manage workers' compensation
  • Basic knowledge of workers' compensation laws and regulations