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WorkSafeBC

Co-op Student, Health Care Operations

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Overview

The Health Care Operations department of WorkSafeBC is looking for a Co-op Students, Health Care Operations to join our team to assist in the processing of accounts for all health care related expenses associated with claims.

If you are interested in applying your talents and knowledge and gaining valuable experience to support worker health and safety, we want to hear from you. This is an eight months temporary opportunity start in September 2024.

How you'll make a difference: You'll apply what you've learned in your post-secondary program to benefit workers and employers across B.C.

Where you'll work

At WorkSafeBC, we offer a hybrid work model that combines the convenience of working remotely with the dynamism of working in one of our offices, based on the operational needs of the position.

In this role, you'll work primarily from your B.C. home and be on-site at a minimum of twice per week in our Richmond office.

What you'll do
  • Assist in processing health care accounts for services and goods provided to injured workers in accordance with the Workers Compensation Act and WorkSafeBC policies.
  • Determine the validity of health care related charges via validation queues.
  • Streamline workflow processes by gathering data, testing and validating current practices.
  • Prepare and send a variety of correspondence to claimants and other related parties when health care benefits are adjudicated.
  • Assist in identifying and correcting accounts incorrectly billed; calculate and process credits on accounts incorrectly paid.

Is this a good fit for you?

We're looking for someone who can:
  • Use strong analytical skills to review data and information.
  • Demonstrate a high level of quality and accuracy.
  • Communicate both in writing and verbally, to professionally interact with WorkSafeBC claimants, staff and health care providers.
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and an ability to work with limited supervision.

Learn more: Hear from past co-op students on what it's like to work here.

Your background and experience
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a post-secondary institution
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office software suite (Excel, Word).
  • Analytical skills are an asset.
  • Previous co-op or relevant work experience in an office environment preferred.
  • Some low-level coding experience/interest is an asset

Important to know

Before we can finalize any offer of employment, you must:
  • Confirm you're legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Confirm you're a registered student at a post-secondary institution and participating in a work integrated learning program with your studies

WorkSafeBC's COVID-19 Employee Mandatory Vaccine Policy (the "Policy") is suspended effective January 9, 2023, however we reserve the right to re-implement it in response to changes in the public health landscape, including public health orders. We are committed to the protection, health, and safety of our employees and our Communicable Disease Prevention Program and related protocols remain in effect.

Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we promote safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We're honoured to serve the 2.49 million workers and 263,000 registered employers in our province.

What's it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It's challenging, stimulating, and rewarding. Our positions offer diversity and opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important, and so are the people we do it for.

Our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences that reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self.

Our Benefits

As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that help you get the most out of work - and life. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes:
  • 4% in lieu of benefits
  • 4% in lieu of vacation

Salary: $23.05/hour

Learn more: Discover who we are .

Want to apply?
  • A cover letter, resume and transcript are required. Your cover letter should state your availability (four or eight months).
  • Submit all documents in one file (either Word or PDF files).
  • We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) when you submit your application.

About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free from workplace injury, disease, and death. And our work reflects our values: service, integrity, accountability, partnership, and innovation. At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases do occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers’ compensation system today and for future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 235,000 employers in our province. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life.

Industry

Government

Company Size

1001-5000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-17

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