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Underwriter

Curi is committed to helping physicians in medicine, business, and life. Founded in 1975, we were built on a promise: When doctors needed help, we would answer the call. Physicians’ needs have changed over the years, but our dedication to that promise has never wavered. From wealth management to medical malpractice insurance to well-being programs, we remain passionately curious about identifying ways to meet the ever-evolving needs of physicians and those who support them.

The Role

We’re looking for an analytical and critical thinker to work in our Underwriting Department as an Underwriter. Reporting to the Director of Underwriting, you will be responsible for underwriting all types of medical professional liability policies, including risks for current policyholders and new applicants, while assuring that all company underwriting standards and objectives are met.

Responsibilities

  • Select and renew profitable business through risk, premium, and claims analysis within the assigned authority levels and adherence to the Underwriting Manual
  • Manage overall responsibility for assigned territory in collaboration with designated Underwriting Assistant
  • Collaborate with the SVP, VP, or Director of Underwriting in the development of proposals exceeding underwriter’s authority level
  • Prepare new business and renewal quotations utilizing the current system and other rating applications and methodologies as they become available
  • Collaborate with managers and colleagues in other departments to achieve growth goals and retention targets.
  • Provide direct service to the customer or alternative distribution channels, taking ownership until resolution is reached
  • Participate in Underwriting and Claims Committee meetings, as appropriate
  • Participate in virtual or in-person agent/broker meetings related to specific accounts or overall underwriting discussions
  • Collaborate with Curi’s Business Development team to build, strengthen, and manage relationships with agents/brokers
  • Participate in the onboarding of new underwriting staff
  • Participate in educational activities to expand knowledge and expertise in insurance and medical professional liability underwriting, as well as to meet continuing education requirements for licensure

Skills

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make well-reasoned decisions
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to perform with moderate levels of supervision
  • Ability to think critically and resolve problems of varying complexity
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle stressful situations professionally
  • Team player

Qualifications

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or high school diploma with equivalent work experience
  • 3 to 5 years of medical professional liability underwriting experience or experience with claims-made business insurance underwriting

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in insurance-related field