City Furniture has a wonderful opportunity to join the Risk Management team as a CLAIMS ADJUSTER. The primary function of the CLAIMS ADJUSTER is to serve as the first point of contact for all Associates and Managers in the day to day administration, communication, and implementation of risk management claims. The CLAIMS ADJUSTER is also responsible for minimizing City Furniture’s risk and legal exposure, and promoting a safe workplace.
Work Environment Summary
This position is required to work a flexible 40 hour work week Monday through Friday with limited weekend and early morning hours in a corporate office and remote environment. The position requires limited light lifting. Travel is minimal and contained within South and Central Florida. This position can sit in South FLA or Central FL (greater Tampa area)
Workers’ Compensation Case Management - Reports claims to insurance carrier. Maintains open communication with injured Associates, Managers, providers, physicians, attorneys, and insurance carriers while managing all claims. Conducts investigations and make safety recommendations of all workplace incidents. Works with Associates, physicians, and medical facilities to schedule necessary appointments and coordinate medical follow-ups. Prepares correspondence on all claims. Works closely with Legal Department to coordinate appropriate responses and manage all aspects of litigated claims. Utilizes claims management software.
General Liability and/or Auto Liability Case Management - Reports all claims to insurance carrier and coordinates the gathering of related information. Maintains open communication with all related parties. Conducts investigations and make safety recommendations. Researches, gathers, and produces information for legal interrogatories. Manages and resolves minor property damage claims in-house. Utilizes claims management software.
Miscellaneous Responsibilities as assigned - Other miscellaneous duties as assigned which may include processing invoices, assisting with the weekly wage loss report, and coordination of the restricted duty spreadsheet.
This position reports directly to the Risk Management Team Lead, and is a member of the Human Resource & Development Department.
Financial Transaction Responsibilities
This position is responsible for preparing financial transactions for approval by others, and reconciling financial transactions (i.e. preparing invoices for Accounts Payable). In addition, this position is responsible for managing expenses to established department budgets. Ability to handle cash, checks, and credit cards as needed to make purchases and process invoices.
Decision Making Responsibilities
This position is responsible for making decisions related to Risk Management activities, including but not limited to claims handling. This position consults with others on legal claims.
- Comprehensive Health Insurance Package
- Free Onsite Health Clinic (Tamarac)
- 401k with employer match
- Associate Discount Program
- Onsite Cafeteria (Tamarac)
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Vacation starting at 6 months
- Paid Sick Time
- Promote-from-within culture, with a lot of opportunities to grow
- And MANY more