MEDICAL Underwriter/Consultant ($65 to $100k starting salary)

Underwriter/Consultant · Steubenville, Ohio
Department Underwriter/Consultant
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $65,000 to $100,000 annually

Job Title:  Underwriter/Consultant, Stop-Loss (Medical)

About the Jefferson Health Plan:

Established as a Council of Governments in 1985, the Jefferson Health Plan (JHP) is a nonprofit consortium offering financial solutions to public sector and nonprofit entities enabling them to meet their self-insurance needs. JHP has withstood the test of time through its proven underwriting, financial stability, and member focused leadership. As a nonprofit, our members’ needs shape everything we do. Offering a unique model, JHP members reap the benefits of self-insurance flexibility (plan network/administrator, plan design, coverage offerings, etc.) while maintaining underwriting guidelines built for stability (consortium credibility blend, large claim reimbursement program, individual member reserve ownership, amortized deficit rebuilding, etc.).

As an employee, you’ll experience an agile and innovative organization with all of the benefits of public sector employment. The Jefferson Health Plan team is comprised of motivated, highly achieving professionals with diverse backgrounds and skillsets. The work culture is collaborative and inclusive. Desired applicants will demonstrate a strong drive for success, both individually and organizationally.

Position Description: 

The Medical Stop-Loss Underwriter (UW) will analyze information on self-insurance applications, determine the risk of self-insuring a client, evaluate recommendations from underwriting software, contact field representatives, vendor partners, and others to obtain information, and determine appropriate accruals and amounts of coverage.  UW will also work on new group ratings, member renewals, and plan pricing.  UW is responsible for ensuring the JHP member experience is best-in-class and develops client loyalty through proactive outreach and support.


Home Office in Steubenville, Ohio (suburb of Pittsburgh, PA). Remote worksite is permitted for highly qualified candidates.


Announcement open until filled.


  1. Bachelor's Degree or above preferred.
  2. Ohio Insurance License or ability to obtain.
  3. Demonstrated medical stop-loss underwriting experience required.
  4. Health insurance experience strongly preferred (particularly self-insurance).
  5. Two or more years of experience in Medical Stop-Loss Underwriting, Finance, Actuarial Services, Insurance, Reinsurance, Benefits, and/or Reporting/Analytics.
  6. Microsoft Office Suite experience with advanced Excel skillset required; Preferred experience in Tableau, Power BI, Access, Cognos and/or other analytic software.
  7. Ability to review and decipher complex data.
  8. Health insurance plan design segmentation/implementation (Start to Finish).
  9. Ability to travel, as needed (primarily day trips during business hours).
  10. Highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-motivated


  1. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  2. Generous benefit package and public retirement included.


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  • Location
    Steubenville, Ohio
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $65,000 to $100,000 annually