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Position Summary:The Workers' Compensation Claim Administrator is responsible for the direct administration of workers' compensation claims for employees of facilities participating in MultiCare Health System's self-insured, self-administered workers' compensation program. This position interprets complex state rules and regulations, manages the processes associated with the administration of workers' compensation claims, and coordinates medical care provided to injured employees. This position functions independently within general program policies and procedures and requires only periodic supervisory oversight and support. Work situations require data analysis, discretion, good judgment, and decision making within the scope of the position's responsibilities. Major decisions are subject to the review and approval of the manager. This position has frequent phone and written contact with employees, physicians, attorneys, investigators, state regulators, and other external participants in the workers' compensation process.
Minimum Requirements:Two to three years experience in the administration of self-insured workers' Compensation claims, Experience in the administration of claims and in the coordination of medical care and return to work processes.
Education/Licenses/Certifications:AA Degree, State certification to administer Workers' Compensation Claims.
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.