Aetna Sr Underwriting Consultant (Middle Market) in Walnut Creek, California

Req ID: 51132BR

POSITION SUMMARYLife is too short to not love what you do everyday, check out Aetna s Middle Market Northern California #Underwriting Team! 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. #WeJoinYou #AetnaUnderwriting #Makechange This outstanding team is looking for a knowledgeable medical underwriter who has extensive pricing experience and knowledge of the systems that support these arrangements. The Senior Underwriting Consultant will independently perform accurate analysis and risk assessment to produce sound financial responses/products in a timely manner. S/He will provide superior service in support of writing Aetna's Medical business and will include interaction not only with internal constituents but also directly with plan sponsors, brokers, and consultants. Fundamental Components:· Negotiates and explains application of more complex underwriting concepts, rate/fee development and policies. · Produces accurate and timely deliverables while providing superior customer service in support of stated mission and key performance metrics. · Interact and meet with customers, brokers and consultants. · Anticipate customer needs, facilitate and negotiate using tact and diplomacy, and build strong cross-functional relationships with sales force and other internal organizations.· Utilizes advanced functionality of rating/ financial tools, reference materials, and source systems.· Negotiates and explains application of more complex underwriting concepts, rate/fee development and policies. · Produces accurate and timely deliverables while providing superior customer service in support of stated mission and key performance metrics.· Collaborates and shares information cross-functionally. · Mentors and coaches.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· Minimum of 5+ years of experience in medical underwriting pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.) and funding arrangements, ideally this candidate will have extensive experience in Self-Funding and Fully Insured.· Demonstrated exceptional analytical and independent thinking skills.· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, exhibiting the strong ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.· Ability to use standard corporate software packages and corporate applications.

EDUCATION

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

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Underwriting/Rating methodologies and/or functions (rating and accounting)

Functional - Underwriting/Renewal - group medical

Functional - Underwriting/New business - group medical

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1-3 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/Power User ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

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.

Interested in an Underwriting opportunity at Aetna? Join one of our upcoming virtual office hours with an Underwriting recruiter! Tuesdays: 12-12:30 pm EST · June 19Register here: https://aet.na/2Hum4y4 Thursdays: 3-3:30 pm EST · June 21Register here: https://aet.na/2v6Ym8L 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.

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Job Function: Underwriting