Aetna Mgr, Medical Underwriting in Woodland Hills, California

Req ID: 44712BR


The healthcare industry comprises over 17% of the nations GDP, and as an Underwriting Manager at Aetna, a Fortune 50 company, one plays a critical role in this high-profile and dynamic industry. If you are looking to move to the next level in your career and to lead a team through the fast paced and ever changing health care insurance environment with a direct impact to bottom line results, look no further. It is time to consider applying to this opportunity as an Underwriting Manager in the West/South Central Underwriting Territory.

Fundamental Components:

As an Underwriting Manager, you will play an integral part in the success of the team. This includes many and varied responsibilities. You will need to understand the underwriting profit and premium goals and provide the underwriters with guidance in order to manage to them. You will work with the team to encourage collaborative interactions between the underwriters and their Sales and Service partners. The continuous development of staff is a critical responsibility of the Underwriting Manager. You will be looked at as an expert and a mentor providing your team with regular guidance and feedback to improve. As you identify gaps in learning, you will be looked upon to develop a strategy to close the training gaps. In addition, you will be expected to manage various Talent Management activities including performance management, salary administration and career development plans. Complete other duties and assignments as assigned. Provide legendary service to our customers. In this role, you will never have 2 days that are the same. So if this sounds exciting to you, take a few moments and apply for this opportunity.


Extensive pricing experience via all types of pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.) and funding arrangements with knowledge of the Aetna systems supporting those products and rating methodologies. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience preferred.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Insurance/HIAA Certificate is desired

Insurance/Health and Life Insurance Company Operations (LOMA) is desired


Functional - Underwriting/New business - group medical/4-6 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Renewal - group medical/4-6 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)/4-6 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Rating methodologies and/or functions (rating and accounting)./4-6 Years


Finance/Creating Profitable Customers/MASTERY

Finance/Managing Aetnas Risk/MASTERY


Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/ADVANCED


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Underwriting