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  • Posting Location: Tampa, Florida

  • Posting Location: Oriskany, New York

  • Posting Location: Cary, North Carolina

  • Posting Location: Aurora, Illinois

  • Posting Location: Bloomfield, Connecticut

  • Posting Location: Warwick, Rhode Island

  • Posting Location: West Warwick, Rhode Island

Country
United States
Working Schedule
Full-Time
Commutable Distance Required
Yes
Relocation Assistance Available
No
Posted Date
07-Jun-2024
Job ID
2851

Description and Requirements

Long Term Disability Claims Specialist I

Job Location: Virtual but must be commutable to Oriskany NY, Bloomfield CT, Cary NC, Aurora IL, Warwick, RI or Tampa, FL offices. 
TRAINING WILL BE IN PERSON FOR ORISKANY CANDIDATES


Role Value Proposition: 

At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. The Global Technology & Operations group (GTO) is a diverse team of engineers, developers, business analysts, claims analysts and project managers with the freedom to create innovative and solutions to address core business challenges with MetLife. This role will provide exemplary customer service by processing group disability claims in a timely and accurate fashion. 


Key Responsibilities:   

  • Provide timely and accurate communication, information gathering, and rendering decisions on Long-term Disability (LTD) claims according to provisions of LTD certificates. Communicate with a variety of constituents (claimants, doctors, nurses, employers, and attorneys) to gather information relevant to rendering decisions based on the provisions of the policy.
  • Claim Specialist Trainees will be routinely evaluated for increases in their authority levels as they become more experienced in their decision making and demonstrate consistency in meeting metrics.
  • Learn to develop an action plan and identify the Likely Claim Progression including identifying the return to work potential. Utilize CMG which provides an overview of high level topics, factors to consider in the administration of claims, and examples of claim situations. 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • New hires should live a commutable distance from the site the role is posted in.
  • High School Diploma and 2-4 years of experience in claims or customer service.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking in activities requiring analysis, investigation, and/or planning with strong problem solving and analytical skills. 

 Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree and strong communication skills, both written and oral.



The salary range for applicants for this position is 45,000.00-50,000.00.
Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies; providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at accommodations@metlife.com. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
45,000.00-50,000.00