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Stop Loss Underwriter - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
2 days ago

Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.

The Stop Loss Underwriting Consultant will underwrite new business prospects as well as existing renewal groups. This individual will underwrite effectively toward the achievement of Optum's Goals, including new business sales, renewal persistency and favorable loss ratio. The Consultant will underwrite with quality and accuracy standards set by the Stop Loss Organization with focus on rating targets. Work to achieve department production expectations: quotes, declines, total work units. Build and maintain good working relationships with TPAs, Broker Partners, sales teams and service teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze plan characteristics, assess past experience as to frequency and severity of loss, assess current ongoing risks, utilizes established underwriting criteria, policies and methodologies to establish a profitable quote/pricing.
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them.
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues.
  • Solve problems and develops innovative solutions.
  • Perform analyses and investigate.
  • Provides explanations and interpretations to others with a clear and positive approach..
  • Motivate and inspire other team members.
  • Resource to others
  • Works within policy and compliance constraints.
  • Negotiates rates and plan options to optimize profit and growth.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of stop loss underwriting experience
  • Proficient computer skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent risk selection skills with problem solving abilities and critical thinking skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Solid relationship building skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Requisition #: 2055821

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 63291134
  • Location:
    Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
  • Company Name For Job: UnitedHealth Group
  • Position Title: Stop Loss Underwriter - Telecommute
  • Job Type: Full-Time
Insurance
CA , US

At UnitedHealth Group, the mission is to help people live healthier lives. To achieve this goal, we are focused on building a modern, adaptable, innovative and inclusive system of health care services. Our scale and potential to improve health makes us one of the most visible stewards of America’s vast health care system. Entrusted with both important resources and responsibilities, we are involved on a daily basis in decision-making that has life-changing consequences for millions of Americans.

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