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#TP117947 Workers' Compensation Claims Analyst

Filing Deadline: Fri 9/30/2022

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New opportunity available through UC San Diego’s Temporary Employment Services. The Workers' Compensation Claims Analyst will work under the general supervision of the Workers' Compensation Program Manager. This position is independently responsible for the administration and management of incident reports, claims case management for workers’ compensation claims and the proper identification and administration of CAL-OSHA recordable and reportable injuries for the UC San Diego campus. Incumbent is also a critical component of injury prevention initiatives and Transitional Return to Work Program coordination. Incumbent is responsible for assisting staff with interfacing and coordinating Federal, State and local regulatory enforcement agency inspections. Focus of the Incident Reporting Program is tri-fold: 1) ensure accurate and timely reporting of workers’ compensation claims per Title 8, California Code of Regulations, Subdivision 14001, 2) ensure accurate and timely recording and reporting of CAL-OSHA injury claims per CAL-OSHA regulations, and 3) assist in the operation of loss prevention initiatives by identifying, trending and analyzing work-related injuries and illnesses. Incumbent is responsible for the oversight of severity coding by Third Party Administrator (TPA), appropriate delay, denial, or acceptance by TPA, appropriate medical case management, benefit provision and payments; as well as, appropriate provision and payment of UC supplement benefits by departments, Payroll Department and Office of the President.

Anticipated Duration: 2 months

Compensation: $32.61 - $39.56 / hour, including paid holidays and vacation/sick leave. High-deductible PPO medical insurance plan also available.

Location: Hybrid/remote. 3 days per week working on-site required. Office location is near main La Jolla campus.

Work schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:00 - 4:30


  • Bachelor's degree in related field and progressive experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of CAL-OSHA Regulations as demonstrated through experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of American Disabilities Act (ADA) and other California disability laws.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of medical terminology in association with worker's compensation claims management.
  • Advanced writing skills to independently compose letters and memos using correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition, text editing, and proofreading.
  • Ability to write concise, logical, grammatically correct analytical or narrative reports.
  • Professional certification preferred (Workers' Compensation Claims Administration, Workers' Compensation Claims Professional, etc.)
  • Education/extensive knowledge of California Workers' Compensation Labor Code/Laws.
  • Completion of IEA Workers' Compensation Claims Administration Certificate (WCCA) or equivalent.


Background check required

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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