LTD Claims Specialist Trainee

At MetLife, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities.  This role provides exemplary customer service by processing group disability claims in a timely and accurate manner.
A candidate has been identified for this role.
Job Location              
United States : Tampa : Florida
Alternate Job Location
Not applicable
Job Description
  • 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 use appropriate systems, tools and resources to research and document claims.
  • Learn to develop an action plan and identify the Likely Claim Progression including identifying the return to work potential.
  • Complete regular updates on financial offsets such as SSDI.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities                                    
  • None.
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma
  • 2+ years of relevant business experience 
  • Demonstrated critical thinking in activities requiring analysis, investigation, and/or planning.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 4+ years of insurance industry experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrate strong, innovative critical thinking skills. 
  • Ability to identify, research, and resolve complex accounting/system issues.
  • Solid business knowledge of STD/LTD/Group Life Disability products, in addition to Workers' Compensation, State laws, ERISA and Tax laws, ADA, FMLA, Rehabilitation, Social Security, Special Investigation processes.
Required Education
High School Diploma
Not applicable
Business Category
Global Technology & Operations : Global Operations
Number of Openings
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