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WorkerS Compensation Specialist
Ft Collins, CO
WORKERS COMPENSATION SPECIALIST (1800931)Position PurposeThis position reports to the V.P. Global HR Support Services and RiskManagement and is responsible for the coordination of workers compensationclaims management programs and policies for Woodward. A goal of the WCSpecialist is to work towards reduced claim costs and duration. The WCSpecialist is the liaison between Woodward and the insurance carrierservice providers internal management and members.Essential FunctionsMaintain case files investigates issues as appropriate and recommends action.Maintain communication with the workers comp carrier to keep ClaimsRepresentatives up to date on cases from Woodwards perspective andserves as the contact point for the Claims Representative to update Woodwardon individual cases.Prepare monthly Workers Compensation Open Claims Management StatusReport and other reports as determined appropriate or requested.Serve as initial contact for all settlement authorizations. Co-ordinates withV.P. Global HR Support Services and Risk Management or designate.Audit Workers Compensation insurance carrier invoices for accuracy andrecommends payment. Provides explanation for "high dollar" spikes withV.P. Global HR Support Services and Risk Management or designate. Providesadvisory reports to the appropriate financial teams.Keep plant site HR and EHS Managers (as appropriate) informed about thecase status.Work with HR Manager EHS Managers and the Medical providers in properlyadministering the workers compensation cases.Coordinate Quarterly Review Meetings with insurance carriers and Woodwardstaff.Prepare analysis and distributes key metrics reports.Partner with EHS department striving to decrease workers compensation costsMonitor workers compensation claim reserves to ensure appropriatenessFacilitate worker compensation time recording/trackingWork with claim administrator and legal counsel to evaluate and facilitateclaim resolution coordinating with V.P. Global HR Support Services and RiskManagement or designate.Oversee the management of Workers Compensation claimsDirect the claims process and insurance adjusters ensure timely andaccurate claim handling administration of claimsWork to move legacy claims to closureEvaluate claims and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders onstrategies to minimize costs and expedite claim resolutionWork with designated legal counsel on high dollar complex claimsAssist plants as needed with injured employee return to work effortsStay current with jurisdictional WC statutes and legislative changesAssist in development of Annual Profit Plan recommendationsOther FunctionsAssist as required with other lines of property and casualty insuranceprogramsMay communicate occasionally with the leader and member on problem resolutionQualificationsKnowledge/Skills/AbilitiesSolid knowledge of Workers Compensation multi-state programs laws andpolicies..Ability to evaluate and assess issues and elevate attention as required.Working knowledge of property and casualty claims management.Ability to prepare and submit insurance program renewal packages.Ability to implement and manage absence and disability management programs.Ability to make well reasoned and circumspect decisions.Ability to communicate effectively using good judgment tactdiscretion and initiative.Ability to appropriately manage confidential information. Education or FormalTrainingBA/BS required.Prefer business or insurance focus. Experience RequiredMinimum 10 years experience in Workers Compensation Property &Casualty insurance claims administration.Materials and Equipment UsedStandard office equipmentWorking Environment/ Physical ActivitiesGeneral office environment. Requires occasional travel primarily toWoodward site locations.Woodward is an independent designer manufacturer and service provider ofcontrol solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systemsand components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rot
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