Medical Underwriting Assistant

Lincoln Financial Group Omaha , NE 68102

Posted 2 months ago

Alternate Locations: Dover, NH (New Hampshire); Omaha, NE (Nebraska)

Relocation assistance is not available for this opportunity.

Requisition #60143

About the Company

Lincoln Financial Group, a Fortune 250 company with over 10,000 employees, provides advice and solutions that help empower Americans to take charge of their financial lives with confidence. Our core business areas Life Insurance, Annuities, Retirement Plan Services and Group Protection focus on supporting, preserving and enhancing over 17 million customer's lifestyles and retirement outcomes.

Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $253 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2017.

Ranked one of the Best Large Employers in America by Forbes magazine, Lincoln Financial Group makes a serious investment in our employees' futures through a broad range of wealth accumulation and protection plans, health and wellness programs, and career development resources designed to help each individual reach their personal and professional goals.

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

This position will perform and deliver on routine and non-routine new business assignments independently while applying established group underwriting guidelines and principals. She/he evaluates employer/employee groups to determine to bid on the risks and sets prices on new business based on target pricing guidelines.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports and promotes change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.

  • Meets or exceeds departmental quality and service standards.

  • Works overtime as needed.

  • Delivers routine work independently, in accordance with established procedures and guidelines, in a timely manner and meets deadlines appropriately.

  • Makes routine and non-routine decisions, applying limited but increasingly more discretion within role except for matters of significance which affect the business as a whole or a significant part of it, in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.

  • Applies expanded knowledge obtained from the role in increasingly more complex situations and continues to acquire more knowledge to apply in role.

  • Provides a diverse range of information and performs a diverse range of tasks/transactions related to common programs and services.

  • Applies established underwriting guidelines to increasingly complex new business specifications on non-experienced rated cases to determine eligibility and pricing while working within the defined authority level matrix and pricing targets.

  • Obtains needed increasingly complex information by communicating effectively with internal/external stakeholders while maintaining a professional demeanor in all interactions.

  • Escalates claims issues/concerns to senior team members (e.g. Sr. Administrator UW, Specialist, UW, Consultant, UW, etc.) and/or management.

  • Recognizes issues or concerns for assigned area(s) of responsibility, explains effect on the customer's service experience and suggests process improvements.

  • Develops and maintains internal relationships with assigned distribution offices.

  • dheres to documentation and reporting expectations.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School or GED (Minimum Required)
  • 2 - 3 Years Group underwriting Life, STD, LTD and Dental experience (Required)

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Travel Type: National Domestic

  • Travel Amount: up to 10%

This position may be subject to Lincoln's Political Contribution Policy. An offer of employment may be contingent upon disclosing to Lincoln the details of certain political contributions. Lincoln may decline to extend an offer or terminate employment for this role if it determines political contributions made could have an adverse impact on Lincoln's current or future business interests, misrepresentations were made, or for failure to fully disclose applicable political contributions and or fundraising activities.

Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Lincoln Financial Group are considered property of Lincoln Financial Group and are not subject to payment of agency fees.

Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.

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Nearest Major Market: Omaha

Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Underwriter, Claims, Change Management, Insurance, Management


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