Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist

Boston, MA 0210902111

Posted: 08/22/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 84459

Our client in Somerville, MA is looking for a Workers’ Compensation Claims Specialist to join their team. In this contract role, you will manage workers compensation claims to determine compensability and benefits due on long term indemnity claims. Apply today if you have an associate’ s degree, or equivalent experience, and three to five years of related experience, apply today!

Responsibilities for the Workers' Compensation Claims Specialist:
  • Manage workers compensation claims determining compensability and benefits due on long term indemnity claims, monitors reserves accuracy and files necessary documentation with state agency
  • Communicate claim action with injured employee and entity contact
  • Ensure claim files are properly documented and claims coding is correct.
  • Process claims consistent with the WC Division “ best practices” and in accordance with any statutory, regulatory and ethics requirement.
  • Process complex lifetime medical and/or defined period medical claims which include state and physician filings and decision on appropriate treatments recommended by utilization review
  • Manage all aspects of each claim, including attending mediations and maintaining a high level of productivity, confidentiality and customer service

  Requirements for the Workers' Compensation Claims Specialist:
  • Associate’ s degree or equivalent experience
  • Three to five years of related experience
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

  Contract Employee Benefits:
  • Health and Dental
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized health and dental insurance coverage upon completion of 120 hours on assignment within four (4) consecutive weeks working a minimum of thirty (30) hours per week.
  • Paid Sick Leave
    • Contract employees who are employed to work in the Commonwealth of MA may accrue and use up to forty (40) hours of paid sick leave per calendar year in increments of no less than one (1) hour.
  • 401(k) Plan
    • Regularly recruited contract employees, who are U.S. citizens aged twenty-one (21) or older, are eligible to contribute to KNF&T’ s retirement savings plan with Fidelity Investments.
  • Short Term Disability
    • Contract employees are eligible for subsidized short term disability, covering up to 12 weeks of a disability including maternity leave.
  • Free Training
    • KNF&T uses a state of the art e-Learning software training system. We encourage all our contractors to take advantage of this training, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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