Risk Management Specialist
Supervise workers' compensation and general liability programs for a city of 34,000 residents. Manage the full claim life cycle, working closely with TPAs to authorize settlements and reserves. In conjunction with risk manager and broker, devise/implement policies and place insurance. Collaborate with vendors and business partners to ensure adequate coverage and mitigate risks. Oversee 200 open workers' compensation claims and 120 open general liability claims.
- Facilitate interactions with internal partners in finance, HR, and other departments to effectively manage claims.
- Participate in monthly safety meetings to ensure a safe workplace with an emphasis on loss prevention and control across all departments.
- Saved more than $100K annually in managed care costs with development/introduction of a workers' compensation program for the city; managed RFP process and selected new TPA.