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WorkSafeBC

Adjudicator

Posted 3 days ago

Job Details

Location

Canada

Job Description

Overview

We have exciting opportunities for Adjudicators to join our Claims Intake & Adjudication Service department to provide timely, exceptional customer service and to help workers with physical injuries. In this role, you'll make entitlement decisions on claims, manage health care benefits, and answer questions about claim decisions.

If you are committed to providing compassionate service and have experience gathering information from multiple sources, making well-reasoned decisions by applying law and policy, we would like to hear from you!

We have vacancies in our Prince George, Victoria and Kelowna offices.

How you'll make a difference: You'll make important and fair decisions when people get injured at work.

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, you'll work primarily from your B.C. home and occasionally in your home office.

What you'll do
  • Adjudicate claims related to workplace physical injuries
  • Make timely adjudication decisions, which include disallows through proactive information gathering and investigation of claims in accordance with the Worker's Compensation Act , policies, practices and established standards
  • Gather information by telephone, and analyze information to determine relevant facts, and weigh evidence to make reasoned decisions in a timely manner
  • Review medical documentation and other evidence to determine the eligibility of workers for compensation benefits
  • Communicate verbally and in writing to workers , employers, health care providers, and other representatives to ensure that decisions are communicated clearly and understood
  • Support people recovering from physical injuries by arranging benefit payments and appropriate treatment
  • Ensure employers are involved in supporting early return-to-work

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for people who can:
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of professionalism to provide empathic, tactful, respectful, and courteous service
  • Manage emotionally sensitive conversations while demonstrating a high level of personal resiliency
  • Apply strong organizational and time management skills to handle a high volume of claims
  • Effectively communicate confidential and sensitive information to a wide variety of clients, both orally and in writing, using discretion and tact
  • Probe for understanding where there may be disagreement on facts
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Operate proficiently in a computerized environment using Microsoft Office software

Your background and experience
  • A post-secondary diploma
  • A minimum of 27 months of experience making adjudicative decisions in the last 10 years
  • Proficiency in a computerized environment using Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We'll consider equivalent combinations of education and experience.

Learn more: For more information about this position, including the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs); job description; and awareness items, see the job profile on WSN.

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Consent to a criminal record check
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Have a valid class 5 driver's license or equivalent which would allow you to drive independently in BC is required

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy is suspended effective January 9, 2023; however, we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who we are

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflect the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Our benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:
  • Defined benefit pension plan that provides you with a lifetime monthly pension when you retire
  • 3 weeks of vacation in your first year, with regular increases based on years of service
  • Extensive health care and dental benefits
  • Optional leave and earned-time-off arrangements
  • Development opportunities (tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and more)

Learn more: Find out what we offer

Salary: $38.49/hourly

Want to apply?
  • Applications are welcomed immediately; however, must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. PST on the closing date.
  • Please note that we will be starting assessments prior to the closing date.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply . If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free from workplace injury, disease, and death. And our work reflects our values: service, integrity, accountability, partnership, and innovation. At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 235,000 employers in our province. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life.

Industry

Government

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-13

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