Workers' Compensation Analyst
ID: 7106225 (Ref.No. ta221949)
Posted: July 22, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Workers' Compensation Analyst position coordinates, processes, and managers workers' compensation claims for the Health Sciences Center campus employees, and reports as required to meet legal and management requirements.
- Investigates, processes, and coordinates workers' compensation claims for campus employees, and maintains a positive interaction and working relationship with injured employees and departments, external entities, and other University campuses.
- Manages injury claims along with third-party administrators and workers' compensation attorneys, who work on behalf of the University. Monitors correspondence on litigated claims, discussions on claimants, authorizations for treatments, mediations, and semi-annual claim file reviews.
- Facilitates meetings with campus coordinators and Third-Party Administrators. Facilitates interaction between OU Office of Legal Counsel and departments on issues regarding employment, benefits, and workers' compensation laws.
- Acts as the University liaison regarding witnesses employed with the University who are associated with injury claims. Accompanies witnesses to the court.
- Completes all applications required for insurance coverage.
- Reports to management on the standard of performance and special needs of all external entities.
- Provides workers’ compensation data and reports for university annual reports and provides accurate reporting for statistics, financials, and legal/management requirements.
- Writes, produces, and delivers written and verbal workers' compensation education for employees, supervisors, and managers.
- Monitors legislative changes on workers' compensation.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: 24 months of workers' compensation or related experience
Equivalency: Will accept 48 months of related experience in lieu of the Bachelor’s Degree for a total of 72 months related experience
- Detail-oriented for accuracy of data and information
- Knowledge of Oklahoma Workers Compensation Court and Commissions
- Knowledge of Oklahoma Workers Compensation laws and regulations
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
- Ability to communicate well and build rapport with students, faculty, and staff
- Highly organized and ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
- Physical: Sit for prolonged periods. Use of a computer, calculator, and telephone. Ability to engage in repetitive motions. Communicate effectively and listen.
- Environmental: Standard Office Environment. Frequent exposure to pressure caused by deadlines and busy periods. Requires contact with other departments, attorneys, third-party administrators, and university officials.
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