Zurich NA Veterinary Claims Specialist in Parsippany, New Jersey
Veterinary Claims Specialist
Zurich is looking to add a Veterinary Claims Professional to our Professional Liability - Veterinary Claims Team.
If you are ready for a career move, consider working for a company with a global footprint that offers an excellent work/life balance, terrific benefits including an incentive plan, 401K match and a second 401K company contribution, flexible work options, summer hours and a great culture.
This Claims Professional will be responsible for handling a caseload of low to moderate exposure claims against Veterinarians and Veterinary Clinics including Veterinary Malpractice claims submitted under the AVMA Veterinary Professional Liability Program.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a high-performing, self-motivated, passionate, customer focused team. The ideal candidate will be team oriented and able to meet goals and exceed expectations!
The selected candidate will perform duties encompassing all aspects of claims handling: including initial investigation, coverage review and analysis, evaluation of liability, regular communication with customers and brokers to bring claims to resolution within their authority.
We look for demonstrated claim analysis ability or experience in a Veterinary setting along with a track record of proven success in prior roles, along with the ability to work independently and without substantial supervision.
At Zurich North America Claims we acknowledge that work life-balance and flexibility are a priority when it comes to choosing your next career move. Designed with our employees' needs in mind, the ZNA Claims hybrid work model emphasizes flexibility, allowing claims employees to conduct individual work in their preferred location, while facilitating in-person connections and collaborative activities when meaningful and valuable. While the model provides a high level of flexibility and autonomy, occasional circumstances requiring in-office attendance should be expected. The candidate selected for this opportunity should be able to report into one of the following North American Claims offices:New York City, NY; Parsippany, NJ or Schaumburg, IL.
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 or more years of experience in the Claims and/or Veterinary industryOR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including an Associate Degree with 3 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Veterinary industryOR
Completion of Zurich Claims Training Program and 3 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Veterinary industryOR
High School Diploma Equivalent and 5 or more years of experience in the Claims and/ or Veterinary industryAND
Must obtain and maintain required adjuster license(s)
Microsoft Office experience
Knowledge of insurance regulations, markets and products
Experience working in a Veterinary office or clinic
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Experience collaborating in a team environment and building cross functional working relationships
Proactively shares and promotes sharing of insights
Ability to gather unique perspectives from other teams/functions to optimize outcomes.
Understands, analyzes, and applies the component parts of an insurance policy for complex claims
Ability to follow reserving process for indemnity and expense in analyzing the potential exposure of complex claims
Ability to determine the scope and exposure for complex claims
Ability to leverage trend and relationships to provide high-quality customer service
Well-versed in identifying, understanding and explaining complex financial and/or actuarial trends/concepts.
Ability to effectively communicate coverage determinations to customers/clients/brokers for complex claims
Ability to direct counsel on an ongoing basis to guide the course of complex litigation and settlement strategies
Compensation for roles at Zurich varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Zurich provides in good faith a reasonable range of compensation for roles. For additional information about our Total Rewards, click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers/benefits) . Other rewards may include short term incentive bonuses and merit increases. Candidates with salary expectations outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill, and education. The salary provided is a nationwide market range and has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location where the position may be filled. The starting salary range for this position is $57,500.00 - $94,300.00.
As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( https://www.zurichna.com/careers/faq ).
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet
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Location(s): AM - New York, AM - Parsippany, AM - Schaumburg
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No
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