Lithia Motors, Inc.
The Work Injury Specialist uses independent judgement and prior work experience to report, monitor, and manage work injury claims to ensure employees receive needed treatment to quickly heal and return to work. The Specialist use their inquisitive nature to manage claims by working with employees, store management and claim adjusters to ensure claims are properly investigated, evaluated and resolved. The Specialist also monitors claim data to identify trends, hazards and recommend resolutions. This includes using Excel to run and analyze reports, gathering and reviewing supporting documentation, following up with management and holding TPA accountable to Company expectations. As part the Employee Relations team, this position will complete special projects and provide general support where needed.
As the Sr. Work Injury Specialist, the Specialist 2 will use their strong Work Injury knowledge and experience to provide day to day leadership and guidance to the Work Injury and Safety team, especially related to the strategic management of complex claims and communication with Executive Management. As part of the greater ER and Safety team, the Specialist 2 will participate in and take a leadership role in group initiatives.
The Workers Compensation Specialist 2 reports to the Employee Relations and Safety Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES
Areas of Responsibility
This includes, but is not limited to the following:
Targets and areas of focus may slightly change based on the business needs.
Lithia is a performance-based organization and growth will occur at your pace. This position will allow you to engage in the Company in a position that can dramatically impact operational performance.
This position requires a minimum of 5 days of scheduled time weekly. As a salaried employee of Lithia, you are expected to work the schedule needed to complete all tasks. Weekends, travel and longer hours may be required for specific assignments.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.