The Compensation/Claims Unit Leader - is responsible for the overall management and direction of all administrative matters pertaining to compensation for injury and claims related activities (other than injury) for an incident.
Compensation/Claims Unit Leader - Specific Responsibilities
The major responsibilities of the Compensation/Claims Unit Leader are:
Ensure that Compensation/Claims Specialists have adequate workspace and supplies.
Review and coordinate procedures for handling claims with the Procurement Unit.
Brief the Compensation/Claims Specialists on incident activity.
Periodically review logs and forms produced by the Compensation/Claims Specialists to ensure that they are complete, entries are timely and accurate and that they are in compliance with agency requirements and policies.
Ensure that all Compensation for Injury and Claims logs and forms are complete and routed to the appropriate agency for post-incident processing prior to demobilization.
Keep the Finance/Administration Section Chief briefed on Unit status and activity.
Demobilize unit in accordance with the Incident Demobilization Plan.
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