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As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and “large company” benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, “small company” atmosphere.
Are you an experienced workers compensation claims professional that is looking for career growth and a chance to join a dynamic and growing company? Do you seek to join a team that produces exceptional work and meets the highest standards in a positive, supportive work environment? Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies has an immediate opportunity for experienced workers compensation claims professionals in our Sacramento, CA office. As a Senior Claims Professional, you will manage a caseload of Workers Compensation indemnity claims from inception to resolution. This position requires a self-starter who can work under a minimum of direction, achieve defined results and accept ownership for their work product.
Determine coverage for reported claims and take appropriate action on any coverage issues.
Conduct and direct the investigation of reported claims to determine compensability and severity and to gather all other relevant information, including making three point contact telephone calls.
Calculate appropriate reserves for each claim and ensure that reserves are adjusted as needed.
Calculate and pay indemnity benefits.
Ensure that other benefits are provided in accordance with the law.
Develop and update a plan of action for the successful resolution of each claim.
Make prompt, sound decisions on issues that arise in claims based on the best information available.
Ensure compliance with applicable legal and internal standards.
Ensure that the actions of all other professionals involved in managing a claim, including attorneys, nurse case managers, and investigators, are coordinated to achieve a successful resolution of the claim.
Assign appropriate tasks to a Claims Assistant and ensure they are performed correctly and efficiently.
Value the settlement value of claims and negotiate claim settlements.
Foster a positive and close working relationship with other Company staff, including the call center, medical management, special investigations, legal, and nurse case management.
Communicate effectively with individuals outside the company, including clients, medical providers, and injured workers.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
IEA designation with 30 hours of on-going education every 2 years and self-insurance certificate are preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have expert skills in the following: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and be proficient on applicable databases, systems and vendor software programs.
COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE:
Health and wellness – low premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage; FSA and EAP benefits
Company paid Life, Disability and AD&D benefits
Employee Retirement Savings Plan with employer match up to 5% of compensation
Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
Education Assistance Reimbursement
Recognition and Rewards Programs
Discounts across Berkshire Hathaway Inc. companies such as GEICO, See’s Candies, etc.
The Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies (BHHC) is a group of six insurance companies that are part of the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group. Our Workers Compensation Division provides premier workers compensation insurance coverage to employers across the country, with offices in San Francisco, San Diego, Pasadena, Omaha, St. Louis, Atlanta, and Dallas.
As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group, BHHC has earned an enviable record of success in the insurance industry that is supported by an A++ A.M. Best rating for the last 10 consecutive years. Our corporate size enables our organization to react swiftly and effectively to opportunities in the insurance marketplace. At the same time, our financial strength provides our agents and insureds security and makes us one of the best brands in the marketplace.
We value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining high quality talent is essential to the success of our company. Our structure minimizes bureaucracy and creates an environment that encourages our employees to see the direct effects of their hard work throughout the company. Each division provides hands on training and maintains a small company feel, creating an atmosphere in which 'team players' thrive.
Within the last six years BHHC Workers Compensation has seen significant growth, and we’re continuing to grow as we build one of the largest Workers Compensation companies in the country – join us!
This organization participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888.897.7781
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories as required by local ordinance. Additionally, no applicant will be denied employment solely on the grounds of conviction of a criminal offense except to the extent necessary to obtain a necessary license or to comply with The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of l994, which prohibits the employment by an insurance company of persons convicted of certain crimes, unless a waiver is obtained.Read Full Description