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Medical Only Adjuster, HS4, Workers Compensation - Lakeland

Company: Publix
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

**18288BR**

**Position Title:**

Medical Only Adjuster, HS4, Workers Compensation - Lakeland

**Department:**

Risk Management

**Location:**

Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa

**Description:**

+ Responsible for conducting investigation, analyzing the facts gathered from that investigation, then determining if the associate is eligible to receive Workers' Compensation benefits, and in what amounts,

+ Responsible for preparing claim for hand-off to Lost Time Adjuster and making the first payment of lost wage indemnity benefit to the injured worker should a claim originally reported as medical only result in more than seven days of lost time from work, or the associate secures legal representation, and

+ Responsible for identifying claims that may cause increased exposure as well as those that required supervisory notification.

**Req ID:**

18288BR

**Hours of Work:**

8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

**State:**

Florida

**Frequency of Pay:**

Weekly

**Travel Frequency:**

0%

**Minimum Base Pay:**

18.25

**Additional Information:**

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

**Address:**

3300 Publix Corporate Parkway

**City:**

Lakeland

**Year End Bonus:**

To reward associates for their contributions to the company for the calendar year, Publix provides a Holiday Bonus in November. In the first year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to 15 hours of pay, and in the second year of continuous employment the bonus is equal to one week's pay if associate remains employed through issue date of the bonus check. In subsequent years, the bonus is equal to two weeks' pay.

**Maximum Base Pay:**

25.15

**Required Qualifications:**

+ High school diploma or its equivalent

+ Six months experience working in claims environment or 12 months Publix retail experience

+ Ability to obtain 5-20 - General Lines Adjuster License within 6 months of employment

+ Knowledge of medical terminology, procedures, and pricing

+ Knowledge of each state's workers' compensation laws where we operate

+ Knowledge of each state's workers' compensation regulatory requirements

+ Knowledge of Publix's Return-to-Work, Leaves, FMLA, HIPPA policies

+ Investigative skills

+ Analytical skills

+ Ability to exercise independent judgement

+ Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

+ Excellent time management skills

+ Computer skills including software utilized by Publix, including Risk Master claims system

+ Willingness to work overtime and weekends.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree in any discipline

+ Two years prior experience in a claims setting, or 24 months Publix retail experience

+ Currently hold a 5-20 - General Lines Adjuster License

**Potential Annual Base Pay:**

37,960 - 52,312

**Zip Code:**

33811-3311

**Benefits Information:**

+ Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost

+ An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock

+ 401(k) retirement savings plan

+ Group health plan (with prescription benefits)

+ Group dental plan

+ Group vision plan

+ Sick pay

+ Paid Parental Leave

+ Long-term disability insurance

+ Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)

+ Tuition reimbursement

+ Vacation pay

+ Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria

+ Paycheck direct deposit

+ Credit union

+ Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases

+ 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager's approval: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day).

Keywords: Publix, Lakeland , Medical Only Adjuster, HS4, Workers Compensation - Lakeland, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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