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Underwriting - Plymouth, MN Vice President, Medical Director - Underwriting

About the position



Our Business


Prudential Financial, Inc. is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company’s well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services. For more information, please visit www.prudential.com


The role


The Individual Life division seeks an experienced, enthusiastic physician, with primary care medical experience, who has excellent collaboration, communication, and teaching skills. The position involves analyzing medical risks, researching survival for medical conditions, consulting with underwriters regarding complex medical impairments, teaching and presenting medical seminars to underwriters.


The medical director works in a team of other physicians, underwriters and managers on developing medical guidelines and consulting on medical risks.


Primary responsibilities:


  • Review medical records of applicants for life insurance to assess mortality risk

  • Consult with and train underwriters on the specifics of medical disorders on a case by case basis

  • Interpret ECGs and stress tests, review and assess laboratory tests and other requirements from an Insurance Medicine perspective

  • Research and conduct formal training seminars for underwriters and external audiences on medical topics

  • Interact with producers and attending physicians as case needs warrant

  • Research changing medical survival trends and provide input into underwriting guidelines for the in-house underwriting manual


This position is in Plymouth, Minnesota. Remote work is possible for qualified applicant with Insurance Medicine experience.



Qualifications

Your Expertise

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • A minimum of three years’ medical experience and 2 years in life insurance

  • Current medical license in good standing and appropriate continuing education credits required per year

  • Superior skills and enthusiastic approach to teaching

  • Experience in internet research identifying relevant medical articles and ability to summarize medical record information

  • Highly effective communicator with ability to clearly and concisely articulate ideas both verbally and in writing.

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with other physicians and managers

  • A leader who has successfully led work and project teams


Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.