Aetna Large Group Sr Underwriting Consultant (AFA) in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 45226BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The healthcare industry comprises over 17% of the nations GDP, and as an Sr Underwriting Consultant at Aetna, a Fortune 100 company, one plays an important role in this high-profile and dynamic industry. The Sr Underwriting Consultant role is an idea position for someone with several years of Group Medical Underwriting experience and looking for an opportunity to work with a new company, new team or new market. We are currently seeking an experienced medical underwriter to join our growing team, Underwriting Shared Services - Data & Reporting team.

Fundamental Components:

As an Sr Underwriting Consultant, an individual will have the responsibility to analyze health benefit plan characteristics and assess risks as to frequency and potential severity of losses of clients. Collaborating with Sales and Service partners, the Sr Underwriting Consultant will work to help set strategies to balance the needs of the plan sponsor and Aetna. The Sr Underwriting Consultant will evaluate and recommend alternative pricing options and plan design changes based on economic analysis and trends. This individual will also prepare financial modeling for reserve calculation, budget calculation, and other ongoing reviews that directly aligns with client strategies. The person will validate renewals and request for proposals for accuracy including utilization & experience reporting in addition to mentoring.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· Previous (5-7 years) experience in medical underwriting pricing methodologies and funding arrangements.· Demonstrated strong analytical and independent thinking skills.· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.· Must be able 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.

Telework Specifications:

Position is open to Part-time Telework (ex: 2 days office-based, 3 days telework). Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

As an Underwriting Consultant, there will also be opportunities to mentor others and to become resource on projects in support of underwriting processes, methodologies and tools, promoting a collaborative and open work environment. Proven ability to anticipate customer needs and negotiate with customers using tact and diplomacy.

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.

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Job Function: Underwriting