Aetna Medical Underwriter (51023BR) in Franklin, Tennessee

Req ID: 51023BR


Office based position in Franklin, TN

Support Aetna's ability to achieve its financial and strategic goals through effective underwriting. Underwriting support primarily includes identifying, evaluating, and managing risk in order to maximize revenue, membership and earnings.

Fundamental Components:

As a Medical Underwriting Analyst you will be responsible for: - Accurately performing risk assessment by reviewing medical records, medical questionnaires, claims information and/or prescription medication history - Making sound underwriting decisions based on established criteria and/or medical judgment - Effectively communicating with customers, agents and interdepartmental members regarding the underwriting process - Maintaining quality documentation for all transactions related to the underwriting/risk assessment process - Supporting other business processes including marketing, Policyholder Services, Medical Review, Claims, Compliance, stop/loss and new business - Providing coaching and training to supporting areas - Managing multiple assigned projects in addition to daily production goals


MINIMUM 2+ years of individual and/or group insurance industry experience related to medical underwriting and risk assessment; knowledge of Medicare is a plus Demonstrates strong medical knowledge and analytical skills Must be detailed oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills Strong organization skills Able to apply knowledge, judgment and skills to meet customer and business needs Proficient computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook


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


Underwriting/Individual medical/1-3 Years

Customer Service/Customer service - production environment/1-3 Years


Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/1-3 Years/End User

Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/1-3 Years/End User


General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED

Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION


Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED


Our Underwriting Team is a diverse group of individuals who independently and collectively work to make our organization the best in the industry. We deliver a top notch customer experience by applying our knowledge and judgment to each of our decisions. If you meet our qualifications and are interested in joining a team where you are challenged daily and provided with opportunities for continuous growth and development we want to hear from you.

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.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.


Job Function: Underwriting