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Claims Assistant - Workers Compensation

Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies Omaha, NE
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WHO WE ARE

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of insurance companies, we offer outstanding opportunities for professionals interested in working with a successful company. We offer unparalleled financial strength, stability and “large company” benefits, in addition to an exciting, friendly, “small company” atmosphere.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies has an opening in our Omaha, NE office location for a Claims Assistant. We are seeking high quality individuals to join our team as a Claims Assistant.  The Workers’ Compensation Claims Division is continuing the expansion of our worker’s compensation claims adjusting office in Omaha, Nebraska.  Our successful and rapid business growth over the past few years has created the need to fill additional positions, and we are seeking organized and motivated people to help us build a best-in-industry national business operation. Join a great team that will produce exceptional work and meet the highest standards in a positive, supportive work environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with preparation and submission of mandatory state reports and notifications. 
  • Collect pertinent claim information from medical providers, including medical records, work abilities, and appointment information. 
  • Prepare claim files for referral to outside parties such as nurse case managers, vocational counselors, med-legal examiners, and attorneys. 
  • Secure past claim activity through ISO reports and seek prior claim information from past carriers. 
  • Process, prepare and send correspondence to various recipients at the direction of the Claims Professional. 
  • Document file notes with pertinent information in a clear, easily understood manner. 
  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with Company standards, training, and supervisory direction. 
  • Foster a positive and close working relationship with other Company staff, including medical management, special investigations, legal, nurse case management, the call center, client services, marketing, and underwriting.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or technical school; or at least six months of relevant experience and training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software.

COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE:

  • Health and wellness – low premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage, FSA and EAP benefits
  • Company paid Life, Disability and ADD benefits
  • Employee Retirement Savings Plan with employer match up to 5 percent of compensation
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Education Assistance Reimbursement
  • Recognition and Rewards Programs
  • Company Store
  • Discounts across Berkshire Hathaway Inc. companies such as GEICO, See’s Candies, etc.

ABOUT US:

The Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies (BHHC) is a group of six insurance companies that are part of the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group. Our Workers Compensation Division provides premier workers compensation insurance coverage to employers across the country, with offices inSan Francisco, San Diego, Pasadena, Omaha, St. Louis, Atlanta, and Dallas.

As a member of the Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group, BHHC has earned an enviable record of success in the insurance industry that is supported by an A++ A.M. Best rating for the last 10 consecutive years. Our corporate size enables our organization to react swiftly and effectively to opportunities in the insurance marketplace. At the same time, our financial strength provides our agents and insureds security and makes us one of the best brands in the marketplace.

We value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining high quality talent is essential to the success of our company. Our structure minimizes bureaucracy and creates an environment that encourages our employees to see the direct effects of their hard work throughout the company. Each division provides hands on training and maintains a small company feel, creating an atmosphere in which 'team players' thrive.

Within the last six years BHHC Workers Compensation has seen significant growth, and we’re continuing to grow as we build one of the largest Workers Compensation companies in the country – join us!

This organization participates in E-Verify. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS: 888.897.7781 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories as required by local ordinance.Additionally, no applicant will be denied employment solely on the grounds of conviction of a criminal offense except to the extent necessary to obtain a necessary license or to comply with The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of l994, which prohibits the employment by an insurance company of persons convicted of certain crimes, unless a waiver is obtained.

Job Details

Date Posted November 14, 2018
Date Closes December 14, 2018
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Omaha World Herald
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Shift
Daytime
Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM
SOC Category 43-6011.00 Executive Secretaries / Administrative Assistants
Zipcode 68102

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Flexible Hours
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program

This job requires the following skills

  • Business - Communication
  • Business - Concepts
  • Business - Math
  • Business - Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Filing

Course(s) relevant to the skills listed for this position

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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
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