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Best of Inside AF 2016 Part 2

December 27, 2016 08:27 AM

Best of Inside AF 2016 – Part 2

 

Last week we gave you a recap on our top five blog posts from 2016, and this week we have the next top five for you. Check them out below.

 

 

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Day in the Life: Benefits Adjusters

October 6, 2016 08:23 AM

Samara F., Benefits AdjusterSamara F., Benefits Adjuster

Paying benefits claims is the heart and soul of what we do here at American Fidelity. Our Benefits team helps make that happen by processing claims and determining eligibility according to policies, rules and regulations. We’re always on the look for benefits adjusters to join our team to better serve our Customers. Learn more about these positions below and apply today!

“I love my job because I get to help people directly every day. You see that you’re making a difference in someone’s life by getting them the money they need to take care of expenses while they’re disabled,” shared Samara Fields, disability benefits adjuster. “Even though I’ve been doing this for more than two years, no two days are the same and I approach each claim with sensitivity.”

The Benefits team as a whole consists of three main groups: the Customer Service Unit that handles general calls and sends information to the adjusters; the Disability Insurance adjusters, who handle short- and long-term disability claims; and the Supplemental Medical adjusters, who handle accident and cancer claims.

“As a disability adjuster, each day I pull claims, review the information, contact medical providers and talk to Customers. With longer term claims, we call the Customer frequently to keep them up to date on the process,” said Samara. “We try to anticipate problems and fix them where possible so that there is no delay in a payment – we know our Customers are counting on us and what we do directly impacts their lives.”

Due to the nature of our business, Customers often contact us when they are dealing with medical issues and are worried about finances and we do what we can to help give them peace of mind.

“For someone to succeed as a benefits adjuster, they need to be able to really care about Customers and not view this as just a job. They also need to be diplomatic and understanding of what the Customer is going through,” said Samara. “You also need strong analytical skills to be able to read contracts and interpret how they apply to each claim because every claim is different.”

If that sounds like a good fit for you, make sure to apply for our benefits adjuster job openings in OKC today - just select the Benefits category to see all the openings. You can also select the Customer Service category to see all openings in those areas. Not what you’re looking for? Check out our other day in the life features to learn more about other areas of the Company.

Day in the Life – Technical Infrastructure Analyst

August 5, 2016 03:03 PM

DSC_0024 - small If you’ve followed the blog for a while, you’ve probably seen that we regularly hire talent for our growing IT division. One of the areas where we’re looking for new Colleagues is our technical infrastructure team. I sat down with one of our technical infrastructure analysts to learn what he likes about AFA and what a typical day looks like in his area.

When I arrived at Jay LaValle’s desk, he was on the phone hard at work helping one of our branch offices set up a wireless network. Jay joined AFA nearly three years ago and is now instrumental in moving AFA to an all-wireless environment, a massive undertaking.

“One of the things I like about my job is that I get to work with cool technology. While I help troubleshoot various network issues, I mainly get to focus on some specific projects, such as implementing the all-wireless system at our new home office location and in our branch offices,” said Jay.

“I have the freedom to steer projects without being micromanaged. I work with great people, and like the culture here.” In addition to networking, the technical infrastructure team also manages workstations, servers, storage, email, active directory, and telephony. They provide the backbone that allows us to communicate with each other and with our Customers. If you’re thinking about getting into IT, Jay offers this advice:

“Find an area of passion within IT and focus on that. Job shadow and study as much as you can, taking classes and earning certifications to help you land a job.” If you’re looking for a job in this area, we currently have two openings for a technical infrastructure analyst, and we also have various other positions open. Learn more about life in IT at AFA.

Day in the Life – Benefits Adjuster

May 5, 2016 09:00 AM

Samara F., Benefits AdjusterSamara T., Benefits Adjuster

Paying benefits claims is the heart and soul of what we do here at American Fidelity. Our Benefits team helps make that happen by processing claims and determining eligibility according to policies, rules and regulations. We’re always on the look for benefits adjusters to join our team to better serve our Customers. Learn more about these positions below and apply today!

“I love my job because I get to help people directly every day. You see that you’re making a difference in someone’s life by getting them the money they need to take care of expenses while they’re disabled,” shared Samara Fields, disability benefits adjuster. “Even though I’ve been doing this for more than two years, no two days are the same and I approach each claim with sensitivity.”

The Benefits team as a whole consists of three main groups: the Customer Service Unit that handles general calls and sends information to the adjusters; the Disability Insurance adjusters, who handle short- and long-term disability claims; and the Supplemental Medical adjusters, who handle accident and cancer claims.

“As a disability adjuster, each day I pull claims, review the information, contact medical providers and talk to Customers. With longer term claims, we call the Customer frequently to keep them up to date on the process,” said Samara. “We try to anticipate problems and fix them where possible so that there is no delay in a payment – we know our Customers are counting on us and what we do directly impacts their lives.”

Due to the nature of our business, Customers often contact us when they are dealing with medical issues and are worried about finances and we do what we can to help give them peace of mind.

“For someone to succeed as a benefits adjuster, they need to be able to really care about Customers and not view this as just a job. They also need to be diplomatic and understanding of what the Customer is going through,” said Samara. “You also need strong analytical skills to be able to read contracts and interpret how they apply to each claim because every claim is different.”

If that sounds like a good fit for you, make sure to apply for our benefits adjuster job openings in OKC today - just select the Benefits category to see all the openings. Not what you’re looking for? Check out our other day in the life features to learn more about other areas of the Company.

Day in the Life: Benefits Adjuster

May 5, 2016 09:00 AM

Samara F., Benefits AdjusterSamara F., Benefits Adjuster

Paying benefits claims is the heart and soul of what we do here at American Fidelity. Our Benefits team helps make that happen by processing claims and determining eligibility according to policies, rules and regulations. We’re always on the look for benefits adjusters to join our team to better serve our Customers. Learn more about these positions below and apply today!

“I love my job because I get to help people directly every day. You see that you’re making a difference in someone’s life by getting them the money they need to take care of expenses while they’re disabled,” shared Samara Fields, disability benefits adjuster. “Even though I’ve been doing this for more than two years, no two days are the same and I approach each claim with sensitivity.”

The Benefits team as a whole consists of three main groups: the Customer Service Unit that handles general calls and sends information to the adjusters; the Disability Insurance adjusters, who handle short- and long-term disability claims; and the Supplemental Medical adjusters, who handle accident and cancer claims.

“As a disability adjuster, each day I pull claims, review the information, contact medical providers and talk to Customers. With longer term claims, we call the Customer frequently to keep them up to date on the process,” said Samara. “We try to anticipate problems and fix them where possible so that there is no delay in a payment – we know our Customers are counting on us and what we do directly impacts their lives.”

Due to the nature of our business, Customers often contact us when they are dealing with medical issues and are worried about finances and we do what we can to help give them peace of mind.

“For someone to succeed as a benefits adjuster, they need to be able to really care about Customers and not view this as just a job. They also need to be diplomatic and understanding of what the Customer is going through,” said Samara. “You also need strong analytical skills to be able to read contracts and interpret how they apply to each claim because every claim is different.”

If that sounds like a good fit for you, make sure to apply for our benefits adjuster job openings in OKC today - just select the Benefits category to see all the openings. You can also select the Customer Service category to see all openings in those areas. Not what you’re looking for? Check out our other day in the life features to learn more about other areas of the Company.