Posted on 
Jan 18, 2024

Health Insurance Underwriting Assistant

Entry-level, Junior, or Associate
Administration
Justworks
Justworks
Justworks
Private
1001-5000
HR & Recruiting

Justworks is a technology company that levels the playing field for all small

businesses. Through our software and as a partner, we help our customers take care of their teams, streamline their operations, and navigate the complex aspects of managing a workforce with confidence.

Job Description

Who You Are

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You’re a quick learner and can deliver results in accordance with rules and regulations. You catch even the smallest of details and know what they mean for the bigger picture. You’re curious about working with a professional employer organization (PEO) and are confident in your ability to boost operations in this particular space.

As a Health Insurance Underwriting Assistant, you will assist the team of Underwriters with file review and data reconciliation needs, related to prospective customers’ insurance applications. You will be helping others solve problems and will be building something meaningful in an entrepreneurial environment.

Your Success Profile

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What You Will Work On

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  • Review applications and related documentation for acceptability according to underwriting guidelines and determine tasks to be completed before moving forward
  • Ensure all required customer documentation is accurate and collected in a timely manner
  • Act as liaison with vendors and internal sales teams through direction of leadership
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, and create resolutions
  • Communicate with company underwriters and internal teams to provide status or additional assistance as needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

How You Will Do Your Work

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As a Health Insurance Underwriting Assistant, how results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes are anchored in the following competencies:

  • Detail-oriented- exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.
  • Ethical practice- the ability to integrate core values, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Clear communication- the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.
  • Analytical- uses a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.
  • Good judgement- the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks and developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example.
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”

Qualifications

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  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar role; background in business, finance or economics preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to learn on the fly and apply new information/concepts into practice
  • You like working with people and helping others solve problems
  • You are flexible and open to changes in processes or teams
  • You enjoy fast-paced entrepreneurial environments and want to help build something meaningful

The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $28.13 - $30.94 per hour.

#LI-Hybrid #LI-KC2

Who You Are

You’re a quick learner and can deliver results in accordance with rules and regulations. You catch even the smallest of details and know what they mean for the bigger picture. You’re curious about working with a professional employer organization (PEO) and are confident in your ability to boost operations in this particular space.

As a Health Insurance Underwriting Assistant, you will assist the team of Underwriters with file review and data reconciliation needs, related to prospective customers’ insurance applications. You will be helping others solve problems and will be building something meaningful in an entrepreneurial environment.

Your Success Profile

What You Will Work On

  • Review applications and related documentation for acceptability according to underwriting guidelines and determine tasks to be completed before moving forward
  • Ensure all required customer documentation is accurate and collected in a timely manner 
  • Act as liaison with vendors and internal sales teams through direction of leadership
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, and create resolutions
  • Communicate with company underwriters and internal teams to provide status or additional assistance as needed
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

How You Will Do Your Work

As a Health Insurance Underwriting Assistant, how results are achieved is paramount for your success and ultimately result in our success as an organization. In this role, your foundational knowledge, skills, abilities and personal attributes are anchored in the following competencies:

  • Detail-oriented - exercises extreme attention to detail; is thorough, accurate, organized, and productive and seeks to understand both the cause and effect of a situation.
  • Ethical practice - the ability to integrate core values, integrity and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices.
  • Clear communication - the ability to articulate thoughts and express ideas effectively using oral, written, visual and non-verbal communication skills, as well as listening skills to gain understanding.
  • Analytical - uses a logical reasoning process to break down and work through a situation or problem to arrive at an outcome.
  • Good judgement - the exercise of critical thinking, analyzing and assessing problems and implications, identifying patterns, making connections of underlying issues, understanding risks and developing mitigation strategies, and taking ownership of the outcome.

In addition, all Justworkers focus on aligning their behaviors to our core values known as COGIS. It stands for:

  • Camaraderie - Day to day you can be seen working together toward a higher purpose. You like to have fun. You’re an active listener, treat people respectfully, and have a strong desire to know and help others.
  • Openness - Your default is to be open. You're willing to share information, understand other perspectives, and consider new possibilities. You’re curious, ask open questions, and are receptive to thoughts and feedback from others.
  • Grit - You demonstrate grit by having the courage to commit and persevere. You’re committed, earnest, and dive in to get the job done well with a positive attitude.
  • Integrity - Simply put, do what you say and say what you'll do. You’re honest and forthright, have a strong moral compass, and strive to match your words with your actions while leading by example. 
  • Simplicity - Be like Einstein: “Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.”

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a similar role; background in business, finance or economics preferred 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn on the fly and apply new information/concepts into practice
  • You like working with people and helping others solve problems
  • You are flexible and open to changes in processes or teams
  • You enjoy fast-paced entrepreneurial environments and want to help build something meaningful

The base wage range for this position based in our New York City Office is targeted at $28.13 - $30.94 per hour.

#LI-Hybrid #LI-KC2

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