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Workforce Absence Team Coordinator

Company: Sedgwick
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. Its an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. Its having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if youre someone who cares, theres a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.Great Place to WorkMost Loved WorkplaceForbes Best-in-State EmployerWorkforce Absence Team CoordinatorPRIMARY PURPOSE : To assist with claims examiner workload management; to provide guidance, training and mentoring to claims examiners; and to coordinate support activities and lead department projects within the unit.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains claim caseload; analyzes mid and higher-level disability claims to determine benefits; ensures ongoing adjudication of claims; and provides appropriate risk management for assigned claims.
  • Assigns new cases in the absence of team lead.
  • Manages data integrity reports; distributes reports to appropriate examiners and ensures claim updates have been made; analyzes reports for trends; and makes recommendations to management for error reduction.
  • Advises team lead of urgent issues and of problems/issues for review.
  • Assists in developing action plans to address adverse trends.
  • Assists in developing account contact information and maintaining account records.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Supports the organization's quality program(s).QUALIFICATIONSEducation & LicensingBachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.ExperienceFour (4) years of case management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Supervisory experience preferred.Skills & Knowledge
      • Thorough knowledge of claims management procedures and processing
      • Knowledge of ERISA regulations; required offsets and deductions; disability and medical management practices; and Social Security application procedures may be required for some units.
      • Good technical knowledge of claims management
      • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills.
      • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products.
      • Analytical and interpretive skills
      • Strong organizational skills
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Ability to work in a team environment.WORK ENVIRONMENTWhen applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlinesPhysical: Computer keyboarding, travel as requiredAuditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking.NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.As required by law, Sedgwick provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in jurisdictions requiring pay transparency in job postings. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide range of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and cost of specific location. For the jurisdiction noted in this job posting only, the range of starting pay for this role is $44,075.00 - $56,000.00 USD annually. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, 401k and matching, PTO, disability and life insurance, employee assistance, flexible spending or health savings account, and other additional voluntary benefits.Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Caring countsSedgwick is a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Every day, in every time zone, the most well-known and respected organizations place their trust in us to help their employees regain health and productivity, guide their consumers through the claims process, protect their brand and minimize business interruptions. Our more than 30,000 colleagues across 80 countries embrace our shared purpose and values as they demonstrate what it means to work for an organization committed to doing the right thing one where caring counts. Watch this video to learn more about us. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywxedjBGSfA)

Keywords: Sedgwick, Phoenix , Workforce Absence Team Coordinator, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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