8 days old
2018-05-152018-06-14

Human Resources Worker's Compensation Specialist

Dietz & Watson, Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19135
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Position Summary: 

Under general direction of the Human Resources Manager, ensures timely processing of employee Workers' Compensation claims; evaluates accident reports to determine accuracy and completeness and to ensure adequate investigation; makes decisions regarding compensability and appropriateness of claims. Assist with compliance of applicable laws and regulations.

 Job Duties:

  • Communicates and interacts with employees to complete accident investigation and root cause analysis
  • Liaison between employee and insurance company
  • Report the claim to insurance company and to individual state based on additional requirements
  • Administer light duty and return to work employee program by closely working with supervisors and department heads
  • Responsible for maintaining all workers comp documents, both accident and incident investigations
  • Communicates and interacts with employees, insurance adjusters, medical professionals, and legal advisors
  • Assembles facts regarding claims for cases pending litigation; represents the company at Workers' Compensation Administration mediation and formal hearings, and request appropriate level of authority internally to settle claims
  • Maintains employee claim files in accordance with appropriate best practices and other company policies
  • Works closely with employees making doctor’s appointments with regard to claim and monitoring same
  • Coordinates and participates in strategic planning aimed at reducing the incidence of worker's compensation-related injuries through the entire organization
  • Prepare and summit Workers Comp documents included but not limited to: wage statements, PDA, Job offer letter, job descriptions
  • Responsible for completing, updating, and reporting OSHA logs for all facilities to BLS and OSHA
  • Assist with Production meetings and trainings
  • Occasional travel to Baltimore, MD and Corfu, NY plants
  • Maintain plant safety awards and incentive programs
  • Provide employees with appropriate FMLA documents
  • Communicate with payroll regarding employees status and internal payments
  • And other duties assigned by supervisor

Requirements

  • A CWCP certification is desired
  • 5-7 years’ work experience required
  • Ability to multitask and to be a self-starter. Must have a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • Experience in a large company (over 1,000 employees) is preferred
  • Past experience with an HRIS system (Kronos experience is desired)
  • Ability to speak Spanish or another language other than English is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Safety knowledge preferred
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Working Conditions:

  • Working in union environment with a diverse workforce
  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects, standing and/or walking for extended periods of times during busy hours

Occasionally required to work in wet and cold environment

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19135

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