Claim Representative I - Casualty

Admin & Office Full Time

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At Church Mutual, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. For more than 125 years, we’ve made it our business to protect those who serve and inspire others through our specialized insurance expertise and innovative solutions. Our customers do amazing things for the world — when we protect them, we Stand for Good. We foster a workplace where all employees are treated with dignity and respect; diversity, inclusion and belonging are woven into the fabric of our company through our customers, employees, leadership, business relationships and outreach programs.

What you’ll be doing::

In accordance with application of state and federal laws and company best practices, handle low to moderate value claims within an assigned line of coverage, such as medical payments, short duration indemnity, minor auto physical damage, property damage, business personal property, and low exposure bodily injury claims. Gather and review claim information, determine coverage, and conduct investigation. Initiate and maintain customer contact to provide updates and resolve any issues with the claim. Update information in the claim system to document claim handling activities. Determine/set reserves and make payments within level of authority. Investigate and refer identified claims to Loss Recovery Services, as applicable.

On any given day, you’ll::

I. Perform claim tasks timely and document claim files appropriately. Proactively manage claim activities to ensure fair claim resolution. Handle all claims in accordance with state and federal laws.

II. Verify coverage by gathering adequate information necessary to make an informed decision in a fair, equitable, and ethical manner. Review and approve probable denials with supervisor.

III. Perform a thorough investigation and obtain pertinent file documentation (i.e., police report, medical records, estimates, photos, etc.). Upon completion of the investigation, analyze and evaluate the potential exposure and damages, and formulate and document an action plan.

IV. Determine and set reserves based on the most probable outcome of the claim, within authority level. Make complete, accurate, and timely payments within authority for covered losses. Refer claims above authority to appropriate team member for review and potential reassignment.

V. Maintain a professional, courteous, and helpful approach when communicating in-person, on the phone, or through email and other correspondence with internal and external customers and business partners.

VI. Recognize when vendor partners are required on a claim. Assign and direct vendors, as needed, to aid in the investigation and evaluation of the claim. Manage claim expense by concluding vendor assignment when vendor is no longer adding value to the claim.

VII. Investigate and refer identified claims to Loss Recovery Services, as applicable.

VIII. Completes all other assigned duties, as requested.

Here’s what we expect:

1. Prior Experience:

One to two years of insurance or related experience is required.

2. Education:

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree preferred. A combination of equivalent education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Additional training in insurance, medical, and/or building terminology knowledge is desirable.
  • Completion of courses in any one or more of the following designations, INS, AIC, or CPCU, is preferred.

3. Necessary Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain state adjusting license requirements and complete continuing education requirements.
  • Evidence of ability to think independently.
  • Strong listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of policy terminology and legal principles involving at least one or more of the following: insurance, automobile, medical, and property claims.

Church Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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