• Workers Comp Coordinator - HR Specialist

    Job Locations US-NY-Syracuse
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/11/2018 10:23 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Critical to this position is a motivated, self-driven team player. The ability to multi-task and change priorities is crucial as the Human Resources office is a fast-paced environment with many initiatives taking place simultaneously. Human Resources is a service organization and as such, representatives must have patience and the flexibility to address personnel issues as they arise and treat all employees in a warm, friendly, accommodating manner.


    • Complete Accident Reports and assist with investigation along with Safety Manager
    • WC Board Forms in particular C-11 and C-240 Forms;
    • OSHA Reporting Including Logs and Forms;
    • Maintain Workers Compensation Claim files
    • Communicate change of status to HR, employee’s Dept and Carrier
    • Monitoring the 1st Aid program and working with Broker’s 1st Aid unit;
    • Following-up with injured workers to see how they are doing and on return to work;
    • Working with the WC carrier to address any questions pertaining to the claims;
    • Work with Broker on benchmarking reported claims, lost time and claim costs
    • Work with third party vendor to process our random drug assessments (random, reasonable suspicion)
    • Ensures business is compliant with state specific Workers’ Compensation regulations.
    • Acts as the point of notification and contact for associates regarding any incident or injury that could or has resulted in a Workers’ Compensation claim. Serve as an associate advocate.
    • Point of contact for all documentation regarding incident. This includes internal safety notifying and investigation details as well as any health information relevant to the claim from outside medical providers and treatment notes. Health information is limited to medical related to the injury.
    • Provide all relevant documentation regarding work related incidents to Safety, , Leave of Absence (LOA) team and TPA to assist in the determination of comprehensibility, record ability and recording keeping requirements. This includes determining mechanism of injury, work restrictions, and managing the information related to work related injury/illness.
    • Initial and ongoing point of contact to internal and external business partners for the duration of the claim.

    Other Specific Tasks:

    • Disability and Leave Management Administration
    • Back up to Payroll Administrator including processing of weekly payroll if needed
    • Employee Offer Letters, Exit Letters, and other communications
    • Other Special Projects


    • A CWCP certification is desirable, but not required
    • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a worker’s compensation role
    • Experience managing claims in New York State
    • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
    • Bachelors Degree preferred


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