• Staff Assistant I

    Location US-OR-Hillsboro
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/17/2018 11:54 PM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    Accurately input new claims and provide administrative support for key department functions.   Act as first point of customer contact by responding to incoming phone requests from policyowners, beneficiaries, brokers, insured, and field personnel.  Accurately communicate claim information and company policies.


    Establish system records, analyze claim documentation, set up new claim files and secure additional claim information.  Assist the department by securing relevant information pertaining to claims and follow-up on outstanding information within prescribed timeframes.  Determine correct policy numbers and appropriate systems to check and subsequently input data into the claims systems.


    Provide prompt, accurate information via telephone and email to insured, beneficiaries, policyowners, group offices, agents and other types of callers.  Accurately transfer callers to other areas of the company as needed and follow up where appropriate. Respond by phone or email to company requests for information such as legal indexing, bankruptcy notices and policyholder terminations. 


    Distribute mail and reports, prepare benefit checks for mailing and close completed claims.  Identify destination of mis-routed mail and ensure delivery to appropriate area.   Maintain accurate filing system of closed and denied claims within the department.  Properly route closed claims to records as needed.   Prepare daily accounting batches and prepare claim transmissions for outside vendor.


    Education:  High School diploma or equivalent.


    Experience:  One year demonstrated customer service experience; demonstrated ability to complete a variety of high volume tasks timely and accurately; accurate keyboarding of 20-30 wpm; or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience.


    Professional certification required: None 


    Physical Demands: N/A



    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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