Claims Specialist Trainee

MLMIC Insurance Company is based in New York state and has specialized in providing professional liability for NY physicians since 1975. After operating independently and as a mutual insurance company for most of its existence, MLMIC was purchased by Berkshire Hathaway in the fall of 2018.

We continue to be the most significant writer of professional medical liability insurance in the State of New York. We provide insurance for physicians, dentists, and hospitals. We are currently seeking a candidate to join our Claims Department. We offer a competitive salary for qualified candidates, with the flexibility to work remotely from home while utilizing our offices when necessary.

The Claims Specialist Trainee position will allow the trainee to gain exposure to multiple functions within the department and obtain valuable skills and experience.

Essentials Functions:

  • Provides support for new case setups, coverage analysis, and submission of letters to policyholders.
  • Responsible for file management and Microsoft Outlook activities.
  • File management for ongoing liability, causation determination, evaluation of damages, and attorney compliance.
  • Assist with case resolutions, conferencing, mini claims, mediation, and trials.
  • Processes billing, including adjudication of invoices and vendor invoices.
  • Limited travel to court proceedings is required. Applicant will be required to reside within 30 miles of assigned work area of Syracuse. Must be able/willing to travel for court appearances.
  • Perform other responsibilities as needed.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. BA in Healthcare preferred.
  • 0-1 year of related experience.
  • Knowledge of Insurance in Paralegal, Nursing, and Healthcare preferred.
  • Preferred license: Casualty & Property Adjuster. (The Candidate will have two years to prep for the exam).
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Organizational and planning skills are required.
  • Strong demonstration of problem-solving, attention to detail, and time management.
  • Hands-on experience and strong aptitude with Microsoft Office Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

Equal Opportunity Employer

MLMIC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Claims Specialist Trainee
Location: Syracuse
Salary: $53,000 - $65,000
Travel: Work Location: Remote/occasionally onsite Syracuse NY area