Workers Compensation Specialist

IMT Insurance

Insurance | Full Time | Hybrid | West Des Moines

Posted: 2/5/24

Job Description

WHO WE ARE

IMT is proud of our heritage and will never forget where our roots are firmly planted. Locally run from its office in West Des Moines, Iowa, IMT has been a Midwest company since it was founded in Wadena, Iowa in 1884. That’s 140 years!

Today, IMT continues to offer a strong line of personal and commercial insurance products for which it has always been known, along with exceptional service for a competitive price. Our products are offered through Independent Agents throughout a six-state territory – Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

WORKERS COMPENSATION SPECIALIST

IMT Insurance is seeking an individual to fill the position of Workers Compensation Specialist. In this position, you will be responsible for investigating, analyzing, and determining the extent of IMT’s liability concerning workers' compensation claims. Other duties include preparing reports and paying benefits to injured claimants while maintaining exceptional customer service. If you are a detail-oriented, self-starter and interested in growing your knowledge within the Insurance industry, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Apply online today!

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Investigate claims as reported and determine injured workers’ eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits
Administers medical and indemnity benefits for valid workers’ compensation claims
Interacts extensively with various parties involved in the claim process
Prepares necessary state fillings within statutory limits
Reviews established claims periodically to prompt action and closure of the claim file
Provides exceptional customer service to those contacted in the course of work
Proactively collaborate with insureds, agents, underwriting, loss control and others to prevent or mitigate frequency/severity of claims
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

A college education or equivalent and 1-4 years direct Workers’ Compensation Claim handling experience is needed to perform normal functions.
Ability to interpret, explain, and apply worker's compensation laws and administrative rules and regulations
Ability to analyze complex data, including medical reports, and make appropriate decisions
Ability to read and problem solve
Ability to pay close attention to details
Ability to listen and communicate to the customer, both verbally and in writing
Ability to operate standard office computer system
Maintain technical expertise and knowledge of current trends and techniques in the market
BENEFITS & PERKS

IMT Insurance is committed to our employees and their families. When you work for IMT, you earn far more than just a paycheck. The IMT office was new in 2018 and offers a fitness room, game room and a variety of collaboration areas. This position includes hybrid and remote work arrangements, learning and development opportunities and more! Below is a list of what IMT offers our employees:

Medical, dental, and vision insurance, AD&D insurance, 401K retirement savings accounts, spending accounts, long and short-term disability, profit share, employee assistant program and additional voluntary benefits.
The salary range for this position is $45,000.00 - $91,000.00

Starting salary and level of position will depend on level of experience

Fully remote work involves important payroll and legal considerations for the company. IMT has identified eligible states of residence for continued employment with IMT. Eligible states include: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

WHAT DEFINES US

Our vision is to provide peace of mind in the moments that matter.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Our agents and customers come from all walks of life and so do we. Our goal is to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, because it makes our team stronger. If you share our values and our passion for creating a Worry Free life for others, we want to talk to you!

Deadline to Apply 3/25/24

Address

7825 Mills Civic PKWY

Essential Job Functions

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Investigate claims as reported and determine injured workers’ eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits
Administers medical and indemnity benefits for valid workers’ compensation claims
Interacts extensively with various parties involved in the claim process
Prepares necessary state fillings within statutory limits
Reviews established claims periodically to prompt action and closure of the claim file
Provides exceptional customer service to those contacted in the course of work
Proactively collaborate with insureds, agents, underwriting, loss control and others to prevent or mitigate frequency/severity of claims
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

A college education or equivalent and 1-4 years direct Workers’ Compensation Claim handling experience is needed to perform normal functions.
Ability to interpret, explain, and apply worker's compensation laws and administrative rules and regulations
Ability to analyze complex data, including medical reports, and make appropriate decisions
Ability to read and problem solve
Ability to pay close attention to details
Ability to listen and communicate to the customer, both verbally and in writing
Ability to operate standard office computer system
Maintain technical expertise and knowledge of current trends and techniques in the market

Education

A college education or equivalent and 1-4 years direct Workers’ Compensation Claim handling experience is needed to perform normal functions.

Experience

1-4 years direct Workers’ Compensation Claim handling experience

Travel Required

None

Resume Required

Yes

Contact Person

Sarah Hagen

Deadline to Apply 3/25/24

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