• Senior Claim Representative

    Location US-FL-Lakeland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/4/2018 4:51 PM)
    Job ID
    24434
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Claims
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Travel Percentage
    0 to 10%
  • Overview

    Headquartered in the Central Florida city of Lakeland, Summit employs over 700 office and field associates at its main location and regional offices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Gainesville, Georgia. As the people who know workers’ comp, we strive to provide an atmosphere of constant growth and development for our employees.

     

    Summit provides workers’ compensation programs and services to thousands of employers throughout the Southeast.

     

    Summit is a member of Great American Insurance Group, a company that focuses on building relationships and linking people to various career paths. Whether it’s underwriting, claims, accounting, IT, legal, or customer service, Great American Insurance Group combines a small-company entrepreneurial atmosphere with big- company expertise.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Investigates and maintains workers' compensation claims:
    • Reviews and evaluates coverage and / or liability.
    • Secures and analyzes necessary information (i.e., reports, policies, appraisals, releases, statements, records or other documents) in the investigation of claims.
    • Works toward the resolution of claims files, and may attend arbitrations, mediations, dispositions or trials as necessary.
    • May affect settlements / reserves within prescribed limits and submit recommendations to supervisor on cases exceeding personal authority.
    • Conveys simple to moderately complex information (coverage, decision, outcomes, etc.) to all appropriate parties, maintaining a professional demeanor in all situations.
    • Ensures that claims payments are issued in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Ensures that claims handling is conducted in compliance with applicable statues, regulations and other legal requirements, and that all applicable company procedures and policies are followed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
    • 6 months to 3 years experience.  Previous Workers Compensation claims handling required.
    • This is an inside position to be located in our Lakeland, Florida office.  This is not a work from home position.

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