Specialist Cover Assessor Wellingtonat Accident Compensation Corporation
Accident Compensation Corporation
Wellington - Wairarapa, NZ
6d ago
source : New Zealand Government Jobs

About this role

  • Are you an experienced registered health professional looking for a change in your career?
  • Seeking regular hours?
  • Leave shift work behind and work in an awesome office environment from Monday to Friday?
  • Use your clinical knowledge - take the weight off your feet and phone from a desk
  • If you enjoy problem solving, assessing clinical information, making decisions and communicating with clients?

    Then this could be the role for you!

    The Specialist Cover Assessor role plays an important role in assessing clinical information and making decisions on ACC claims where the injury may have been caused by treatment.

    The role is office based and communication with external stakeholders is largely phone based.

    Your broad base of clinical knowledge, ability to interpret legislation, medical records and clinical data into meaningful information will be vital to this role.

    You will not be left to your own devices but will be fully supported by a team of like-minded clinical professionals as well as having access to legal and medical advisors.

    So, what experience is essential for the Specialist Cover Assessor role?

    You will need to be a strong team player, work well in a busy environment, have resilience, good organisational skills, professional judgement, computer literate and have the following :

  • A recognised clinical qualification in a relevant clinical field - please state what clinical field it is (e.g. Nursing, Physiotherapy, Midwifery, Pharmaceuticals, etc.)
  • A minimum of five years' post-graduate clinical experience as a practitioner dealing with the public
  • A current Annual Practising Certificate
  • The indicative starting salary for this role will be $78,468. This is exclusive of ACC's 9% superannuation contribution which would bring the total starting package to $85,530.

    Working at ACC

    We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome applications from people of every ethnicity, national origin, gender orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and / or status as an individual with a disability.

    It's important to us that people bring their whole selves to work.

    To support an inclusive workplace we have :

  • Employee networks :
  • Ability ACC
  • Women's Network
  • Cross-Cultural Network
  • ACC's Maori Strategy, Whaia te Tika
  • Development opportunities in te reo Maori me nga tikanga
  • Advocates in the disability sector
  • Diversity and Inclusion approach
  • Support Maori by partnering with iwi and other Maori entities
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