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WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS FACILITATOR KONA

  • ... Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • ...

    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 5713 per year
  • Posted on: Apr 24, 2024       Expires on: Jun 08, 2024

WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS FACILITATOR KONA   

JOB TITLE:

WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS FACILITATOR KONA

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Honolulu Hawaii United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Recruitment Information

This position is full-time and located in Kona, Hawaii.
In person interviews may be required.
Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.
This job posting will remain open until 15 applications are received.
Please apply immediately as this job posting may close at any time.

Salary $4,690 to $5,713 per month (SR-20, Step D to I)

To apply, visit the DLIR Website
http://labor.
hawaii.
gov/jobs/
MAIL completed APPLICATION and SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS to:
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office
830 Punchbowl St.
, Room 415
Honolulu, HI 96813

Please ensure your application is LEGIBLE, COMPLETE, and SIGNED.
Illegible, incomplete, or unsigned application may be deemed ineligible.

Duties Summary

Workers’ Compensation Claims Facilitator: This class reflects responsibility for serving as an intermediary to promote understanding and facilitate the resolution of conflicts which arise during the workers’ compensation claims process.
The work involves responding to complaints from claimants, employers, physicians, attorneys, and representatives from insurance companies; explaining worker’s compensation laws, rules and benefits, and the claims, hearing and appeal processes; explaining the implications that various courses of action may have on a case; securing the cooperation of parties to submit documentation required in order for the case to proceed further; identifying conflicts between award limits prescribed by laws and rules and requested awards; and whenever possible, encouraging the parties to resolve the claim.
An individual in this position meets with claimants, employers, physicians, attorneys, representatives from insurance companies (providers and adjusters) and employee unions to promote understanding and corporation in order to expedite the workers’ compensation claims process.
Contacts are also with the general public to provide information about workers’ compensation laws, rules, claims process and other related matters.

Class Specifications – Click below to view Class Specifications.
Workers’ Compensation Claims Facilitator (Download PDF reader)

Minimum Qualification Requirements

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the date of the application, unless otherwise specified.
Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently.
Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position.
Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Note: Your calculation of experience must be based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks.
Part-time experience must be pro-rated.
Example: Twelve (12) months of experience at 20 hours/week is equivalent to six (6) months of experience, not one (1) year.
Also, hours worked in excess of 40 hours/week will not be credited.
Example: Twelve (12) months of experience at 60 hours/week is equivalent to one (1) year of experience, not one and a half (1 ½) years.

T
o qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

Excess work experience as described under Specialized Experience, or any other responsible administrative, professional, or other analytical work experience which would provide knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.

The education or experience background must also demonstrate the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve complex problems logically and systematically.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
One and a half (1 ½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the area of workers’ compensation including case management which demonstrated the ability to deal effectively with claimants, employers, and/or insurers, and provided the knowledge and abilities described below.

Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities Required
Knowledge of: Workers' compensation laws, regulations, procedures, benefits, rights and obligations of parties involved; workers' compensation claims management practices; insurance industry practices; applicable privacy protection laws, rules, and regulations; pertinent sources of information on medical terminology, treatment and care of industrial injuries; research methods and techniques; problem solving methods and evaluative techniques; interviewing methods and techniques; basic arithmetic
(addition, subtraction, multiplication, division); and report writing.
Ability to: Interpret, apply and explain workers' compensation laws, rules, policies, procedures, and benefits; investigate, examine and monitor workers' compensation claims; identify problems and develop alternative solutions; establish and maintain effective working relationships; communicate effectively orally and in writing; prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports; and perform basic arithmetic calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

Non-qualifying Experience
: Any clerical work experience, although it may be in the field of workers’ compensation, is not qualifying.

The information provided represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements.
Click above

TO APPLY: Visit the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations website at: http://labor.
hawaii.
gov/jobs/

PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans.
To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer.
For more information, please click: https://studentaid.
gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

Other Information

To apply, visit the DLIR Website http://labor.
hawaii.
gov/jobs/

MAIL completed APPLICATION and SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS to:
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office
830 Punchbowl St.
, Room 415
Honolulu, HI 96813

Please ensure your application is LEGIBLE, COMPLETE, and SIGNED.
Illegible, incomplete, or unsigned application may be deemed ineligible.

Note
: The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations is handling all aspects of this recruitment.
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact at: DLIR.
HRO.
Admin@hawaii.
gov.

Application must be signed.
(Applications received without signature may not be considered)

Any date-stamped submissions stamped after this job posting closed or no date-stamped submissions delivered after the closing will not be considered.


EXEMPT BENEFITS

This is a non-civil service position.
Benefit information will be provided at time of offer by the Department Personnel Officer or Director of the hiring department.

Listed below is a summary of the benefits the State offers to exempt employees, which is based on full-time employment.

Paid Holidays

Eligible for 13 paid holidays each year; 14 holidays during an election year.

Paid Vacation

Eligible for 21 days per year.

Paid Sick Leave

Eligible for 21 days per year.

Other Leaves

Reasonable time off with pay may be provided for jury or witness duty, a death in the family, some military duty, and donation to the Blood Bank.
Leave sharing donations may be granted to eligible employees who have serious personal illnesses or injuries or need to care for a seriously ill or injured family member.
Various leaves without pay may also be granted with full re-employment rights.

Health Insurance

The State pays a part of the premiums for each employee's enrollment in a State sponsored Medical, Drug, Vision, and Dental Plan.
For more information, visit the Employer Union Trust Fund website www.
eutf.
hawaii.
gov for coverage and options.

Group Life Insurance

The State provides a free life insurance policy for eligible exempt employees.

Retirement Plan

The State contributes to a retirement plan for eligible employees.
Generally, employees under the Hybrid Plan with 10 years of credited service and who have reached 65 years of age or have 30 years of credited service and have reached 60 years of age may retire and receive benefits.
To find out more about the options you have, go to http://ers.
ehawaii.
gov.

Premium Conversion Plan

Participating exempt employees may increase their take-home pay by having the State deduct the cost of health care premiums before payroll taxes are withheld.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Eligible exempt employees can reduce their federal and state income taxes and social security taxes by setting aside money from their paychecks to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses and eligible dependent care expenses on a BEFORE-TAX basis.

Transportation Benefits

Participating employees may increase their take-home pay by having the State deduct qualified transportation expenses (i.
e.
eligible parking fees, monthly bus passes for TheBus, fare coupons for The Handi-Van, Vanpool Hawaii participation fee, etc.
) through pre-tax payroll deductions.

Deferred Compensation

The State offers exempt employees a tax-deferred retirement savings program.
This program allows employees to build a retirement nest egg through voluntary, pre-tax payroll deductions.
A broad range of investment options are available to select from.

Temporary Disability Insurance

Qualified exempt employees may be eligible to receive partial wage replacement, at no cost to the employee, for a disability caused by a non-work related injury or illness under this program.

Social Security

As an employer, the State also contributes to an exempt employee's social security account.

Training & Continuing Education

The State supports developmental activities related to an exempt employee's work.
In many departments there are numerous in-service training opportunities available.
Sabbatical leaves with pay are available for qualified employees.

Travel Expenses

The State may pay for certain business related travel expenses including mileage reimbursement for use of a personal car during work, airfare, meals and lodging expenses for trips to neighbor islands or out of state.

Union & Collective Bargaining

Exempt employees may have the right to join the union for collective bargaining with the State and employee representation depending on the status of the exempt position.

The above information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available to State of Hawaii employees and is subject to change.
Whether or not you are entitled to a particular benefit will depend on your specific appointment and employment status (included, excluded, exempt, non-exempt).
Please refer to the appropriate collective bargaining agreement or executive order and all applicable laws, rules, policies, or plan documents for further details.
Nothing herein shall be deemed as creating an employment contract, promise of employment, promise of continued employment, or obligation of any kind on the part of the State of Hawaii.


The State of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Revised 01/13

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 24, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

5713 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714887863-12bf66c9406e1b36bee8dcfb27ba9a4f

LOCATION:

Hawaii United States

CITY:

Honolulu

Job Origin:

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Recruitment Information

This position is full-time and located in Kona, Hawaii. In person interviews may be required. Hiring rates will be based on availability of funds, the applicant's qualifications, and other relevant factors.
This job posting will remain open until 15 applications are received. Please apply immediately as this job posting may close at any time.

Salary $4,690 to $5,713 per month (SR-20, Step D to I)

To apply, visit the DLIR Website
http://labor.hawaii.gov/jobs/
MAIL completed APPLICATION and SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS to:
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office
830 Punchbowl St., Room 415
Honolulu, HI 96813

Please ensure your application is LEGIBLE, COMPLETE, and SIGNED. Illegible, incomplete, or unsigned application may be deemed ineligible.

Duties Summary

Workers’ Compensation Claims Facilitator: This class reflects responsibility for serving as an intermediary to promote understanding and facilitate the resolution of conflicts which arise during the workers’ compensation claims process. The work involves responding to complaints from claimants, employers, physicians, attorneys, and representatives from insurance companies; explaining worker’s compensation laws, rules and benefits, and the claims, hearing and appeal processes; explaining the implications that various courses of action may have on a case; securing the cooperation of parties to submit documentation required in order for the case to proceed further; identifying conflicts between award limits prescribed by laws and rules and requested awards; and whenever possible, encouraging the parties to resolve the claim. An individual in this position meets with claimants, employers, physicians, attorneys, representatives from insurance companies (providers and adjusters) and employee unions to promote understanding and corporation in order to expedite the workers’ compensation claims process. Contacts are also with the general public to provide information about workers’ compensation laws, rules, claims process and other related matters.

Class Specifications – Click below to view Class Specifications.
Workers’ Compensation Claims Facilitator (Download PDF reader)

Minimum Qualification Requirements

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

Applicants must meet all the requirements for the position they are seeking as of the date of the application, unless otherwise specified. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently.
Your possession of the required amount of experience will not in itself be accepted as proof of qualification for the position. Overall paid or unpaid experience must be of such scope and responsibility as to conclusively demonstrate that you have the ability to perform the duties of the position. Note: Your calculation of experience must be based on full-time, 40-hour work weeks. Part-time experience must be pro-rated. Example: Twelve (12) months of experience at 20 hours/week is equivalent to six (6) months of experience, not one (1) year. Also, hours worked in excess of 40 hours/week will not be credited. Example: Twelve (12) months of experience at 60 hours/week is equivalent to one (1) year of experience, not one and a half (1 ½) years.

T
o qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENT:

Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

Excess work experience as described under Specialized Experience, or any other responsible administrative, professional, or other analytical work experience which would provide knowledge, skills and abilities comparable to those acquired in four (4) years of successful study while completing a college or university curriculum leading to a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis. To be acceptable, the experience must have been of such scope, level and quality as to assure the possession of comparable knowledge, skills and abilities.

The education or experience background must also demonstrate the ability to write clear and comprehensive reports and other documents; read and interpret complex written material; and solve complex problems logically and systematically.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
One and a half (1 ½) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in the area of workers’ compensation including case management which demonstrated the ability to deal effectively with claimants, employers, and/or insurers, and provided the knowledge and abilities described below.

Prerequisite Knowledge and Abilities Required
Knowledge of: Workers' compensation laws, regulations, procedures, benefits, rights and obligations of parties involved; workers' compensation claims management practices; insurance industry practices; applicable privacy protection laws, rules, and regulations; pertinent sources of information on medical terminology, treatment and care of industrial injuries; research methods and techniques; problem solving methods and evaluative techniques; interviewing methods and techniques; basic arithmetic
(addition, subtraction, multiplication, division); and report writing.
Ability to: Interpret, apply and explain workers' compensation laws, rules, policies, procedures, and benefits; investigate, examine and monitor workers' compensation claims; identify problems and develop alternative solutions; establish and maintain effective working relationships; communicate effectively orally and in writing; prepare clear and concise correspondence and reports; and perform basic arithmetic calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).

Non-qualifying Experience
: Any clerical work experience, although it may be in the field of workers’ compensation, is not qualifying.

The information provided represents a summary of the Minimum Qualification Requirements. Click above

TO APPLY: Visit the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations website at: http://labor.hawaii.gov/jobs/

PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS (PSLF) PROGRAM
The PSLF Program is a federal program that is intended to encourage individuals to work in public service by forgiving the balance of their federal student loans. To qualify, the individual must have made 120 qualifying payments while employed by a qualifying employer. For more information, please click: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

Other Information

To apply, visit the DLIR Website http://labor.hawaii.gov/jobs/

MAIL completed APPLICATION and SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS to:
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Human Resources Office
830 Punchbowl St., Room 415
Honolulu, HI 96813

Please ensure your application is LEGIBLE, COMPLETE, and SIGNED. Illegible, incomplete, or unsigned application may be deemed ineligible.

Note
: The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations is handling all aspects of this recruitment. If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact at: DLIR.HRO.Admin@hawaii.gov.

Application must be signed.
(Applications received without signature may not be considered)

Any date-stamped submissions stamped after this job posting closed or no date-stamped submissions delivered after the closing will not be considered.


EXEMPT BENEFITS

This is a non-civil service position. Benefit information will be provided at time of offer by the Department Personnel Officer or Director of the hiring department.

Listed below is a summary of the benefits the State offers to exempt employees, which is based on full-time employment.

Paid Holidays

Eligible for 13 paid holidays each year; 14 holidays during an election year.

Paid Vacation

Eligible for 21 days per year.

Paid Sick Leave

Eligible for 21 days per year.

Other Leaves

Reasonable time off with pay may be provided for jury or witness duty, a death in the family, some military duty, and donation to the Blood Bank. Leave sharing donations may be granted to eligible employees who have serious personal illnesses or injuries or need to care for a seriously ill or injured family member. Various leaves without pay may also be granted with full re-employment rights.

Health Insurance

The State pays a part of the premiums for each employee's enrollment in a State sponsored Medical, Drug, Vision, and Dental Plan. For more information, visit the Employer Union Trust Fund website www.eutf.hawaii.gov for coverage and options.

Group Life Insurance

The State provides a free life insurance policy for eligible exempt employees.

Retirement Plan

The State contributes to a retirement plan for eligible employees. Generally, employees under the Hybrid Plan with 10 years of credited service and who have reached 65 years of age or have 30 years of credited service and have reached 60 years of age may retire and receive benefits. To find out more about the options you have, go to http://ers.ehawaii.gov.

Premium Conversion Plan

Participating exempt employees may increase their take-home pay by having the State deduct the cost of health care premiums before payroll taxes are withheld.

Flexible Spending Accounts

Eligible exempt employees can reduce their federal and state income taxes and social security taxes by setting aside money from their paychecks to pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care expenses and eligible dependent care expenses on a BEFORE-TAX basis.

Transportation Benefits

Participating employees may increase their take-home pay by having the State deduct qualified transportation expenses (i.e. eligible parking fees, monthly bus passes for TheBus, fare coupons for The Handi-Van, Vanpool Hawaii participation fee, etc.) through pre-tax payroll deductions.

Deferred Compensation

The State offers exempt employees a tax-deferred retirement savings program. This program allows employees to build a retirement nest egg through voluntary, pre-tax payroll deductions. A broad range of investment options are available to select from.

Temporary Disability Insurance

Qualified exempt employees may be eligible to receive partial wage replacement, at no cost to the employee, for a disability caused by a non-work related injury or illness under this program.

Social Security

As an employer, the State also contributes to an exempt employee's social security account.

Training & Continuing Education

The State supports developmental activities related to an exempt employee's work. In many departments there are numerous in-service training opportunities available. Sabbatical leaves with pay are available for qualified employees.

Travel Expenses

The State may pay for certain business related travel expenses including mileage reimbursement for use of a personal car during work, airfare, meals and lodging expenses for trips to neighbor islands or out of state.

Union & Collective Bargaining

Exempt employees may have the right to join the union for collective bargaining with the State and employee representation depending on the status of the exempt position.

The above information is solely intended as a summary of the benefits available to State of Hawaii employees and is subject to change. Whether or not you are entitled to a particular benefit will depend on your specific appointment and employment status (included, excluded, exempt, non-exempt). Please refer to the appropriate collective bargaining agreement or executive order and all applicable laws, rules, policies, or plan documents for further details. Nothing herein shall be deemed as creating an employment contract, promise of employment, promise of continued employment, or obligation of any kind on the part of the State of Hawaii.


The State of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Revised 01/13

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