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Junior Underwriter at Chubb

Posted in Insurance 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Combined Insurance, a Chubb Company, is seeking a Junior Underwriter to join our fast-paced, high energy, growing company. We are proud of our tradition of success in the insurance industry of over 90 years. Come join our team of hard-working, talented professionals!
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
The ideal candidate will have experience in Health or Life Underwriting. The individual will analyze applications, review prior application data, claim history and supporting documents to determine if application can be issued immediately, or if further investigation is required. Perform necessary system transactions to correct application record. Contact agents and applicants to clarify and correct inconsistent information. Evaluate existing coverage amounts (this company and others) to determine benefit amounts and replacement regulations. Examine appropriate underwriting parameters for guidance in determining if additional information is needed to evaluate risk. Authenticate income and occupation class and equate to benefits applied for. Evaluate medical and non-medical information generated by the underwriting process, to properly assess and classify the risk. Review completed phone interviews and review medical records to approve or decline application.  Perform necessary system transactions to approve or decline applications
 
SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:


  • 1 – 2 years of experience with medical terminology

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Responsive and customer focused

  • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts

  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing

  • Proficient computer skills using various software packages

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment

  • Strong relationship building skills

COMPETENCIES:


  • Problem Solving

  • Initiative

  • Adaptability

  • Results Oriented

EDUCATION:
BA/BS degree preferred or related work experience
 
OUR BENEFITS
As a Combined corporate employee, you have access to one of the most comprehensive benefit plans in the business, designed to meet your needs and help you reach your financial goals. Our Company is committed to supporting its employees with a comprehensive compensation package that is appropriate in the market where they work. Below are several of the many benefits we offer our employees: 
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Tuition reimbursement
A company-match 401(k) plan
Disability insurance
Life insurance
Employee referral bonuses
 
ABOUT COMBINED INSURANCE
Combined Insurance is a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health and life insurance products. With a field sales force and corporate staff in excess of 5,000 people worldwide, Combined Insurance meets the growing coverage needs of policyholders around the globe. We pride ourselves on being customer-centric, people-driven, accountable, performance-minded, and ethical. We invest in our employees and take the time to focus on their development, needs and career aspirations.
Our parent company is one of the world’s largest multiline property and casualty insurers. With operations in 54 countries, the Company provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.
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At Combined, a Chubb Company we are committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to it. Our policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other conditions or opportunities of employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.