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UnitedHealth Group

Manager Underwriting - Telecommute


Nurse Manager



Hartford, Connecticut, United States

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Manager Underwriting will develop and implement departmental procedures and maintain high quality standards to ensure Underwriting efficiencies. This individual will develop departmental control expenses within the budget and oversee the assignment of underwriting authority to their reports. They will establish controls to monitor ability to accept risks and determine pricing. The Underwriting Manager will establish audit and monitoring procedures to ensure adequate review of underwriting files.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S., preferably in Connecticut, (Eastern time zone hours (EST) ) as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Set team direction and motivate and train employees
  • Provide guidance to team members and problem resolution
  • Manage financial commitments while balancing persistency/client retention
  • Evaluate, Create, Implement Process Improvements
  • Provide consultation and guidance to internal and external stakeholders on Underwriting processes, methodologies, and practices
  • Ensure consistent interpretation and application of Underwriting guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders (e.g., actuarial team; product group) to prepare for case/Delegation of Authority (DOA) review
  • Balance customer, business and/or health plan needs or requests
  • Stay abreast of and communicate changes in Underwriting policies, procedures, guidelines, and regulations

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Math, Finance, Business or related degree
  • 3+ years of experience with healthcare underwriting for any variety of products: PPO, HMO, self-funded, ASO/fully-insured, group or individual
  • 1+ years of leadership experience
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office suite (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of leadership experience
  • Solid analytical, problem solving and critical decision-making skills
  • Effective personal communication skills in the areas of listening, speaking, and writing
  • Availability to work with a hybrid schedule of in office in Hartford and telecommute from home
  • I understand this role may require me to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including receiving a booster dose when I become eligible if I am located in a state that mandates booster doses. If required for this position, I agree that I will provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to beginning employment, or that I believe I qualify for an exemption under federal or state law and will apply for one

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Connecticut Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.