Aetna Underwriting Consultant (Dental/Vision) - 52305BR in Sugar Land, Texas

Req ID: 52305BR


Are you an experienced Dental & Vision or Medical underwriter, ready for a change and to make a difference? Aetna s Dental & Vision Underwriting Team is looking for a dedicated experienced Dental & Vision or Medical Underwriter to join their team as an Underwriting Consultant! In this role the individual will be able to assist Aetna's ability to achieve its financial and strategic goals through effective underwriting. S/He will provide underwriting support primarily includes identifying, evaluating, and managing risk to maximize revenue, membership and earnings. This team works on 300+ lives and works on new and renewal business. #AetnaCareers #Underwriting #WeJoinYou

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. · Ability to work effectively with customers (internal and external) to meet their needs as well as Aetna's. · Interact and meet with customers, brokers and consultants. · Utilizes advanced functionality of rating/ financial tools, reference materials, and source systems.· Build strong cross-functional relationships with sales force and other internal organizations· Handles complex casework and issues using solid knowledge of Aetna's products/services and underwriting protocols.· Manages multiple tasks and effectively prioritizes work. · Interacts with all constituents using effective oral and written communication skills. · Mentors less experienced underwriters in the development of their technical skills.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:· 2+ years of experience in Dental & Vision or Medical underwriting pricing methodologies and funding arrangements, fully-insured and self-funded experience is preferred.· Exhibits an in-depth knowledge of rating and/or accounting and underwriting concepts.· Demonstrated analytical and independent thinking skills.· Proven ability to anticipate customer needs and negotiate with customers using tact and diplomacy.· Demonstrated analytical and independent thinking skills.· Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.· Ability to use standard corporate software packages and corporate applications.


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


Functional - Underwriting/Financial arrangements/1-3 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Alternate Funding arrangements/1-3 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Rating methodologies and/or functions (rating and accounting)./1-3 Years


Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/4-6 Years/End User


General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/FOUNDATION

Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/FOUNDATION

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED


Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION

Sales/Negotiating collaboratively/ADVANCEDTelework Specifications:

Flexible telework / office-based schedule may be considered after training is completed

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATIONInterested in an Underwriting opportunity at Aetna? Join one of our upcoming virtual office hours with an Underwriting recruiter! Tuesdays from 12:30 – 1:15 PM ESTClick here to registered

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