Associate Underwriter (Medical)

In business for over 70 years, Sentinel Security Life Insurance Company is a rapidly growing insurer of life, accident, health and Medicare supplement insurance. We are currently seeking an Associate Underwriter in our medical underwriting group. This is a full-time, non-exempt position located in Salt Lake City, UT.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assesses applications for insurance and associated medical evidence for risk and assigns the appropriate underwriting classification/acceptance of risk within assigned authority level.

Reviews and assesses New Business life applications to determine underwriting decision and product classification.

Reviews application, phone interview, MIB and prescription information to determine risk.

Completes telephone interviews for health lines of business as requested by the Underwriter, Senior Underwriter or Underwriting Manager.

Communicates with agents regarding underwriting decisions and issues.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Experience, Education & Skills

Some college experience required, bachelors degree preferred. 

Good oral and written communication skills required. 

Solid analytical evaluation skills required. 

The ability to learn and understand New Business and Underwriting processes and procedures is essential. 

Prior understanding of medical terminology and insurance experience preferred.  

Strong computer skills.


Sentinel Security Life Insurance Company's Home Office in Salt Lake City, Utah is full of energetic, fun, engaged and dedicated employees. Come and be a part of our growing team and enjoy an on-site gym, free massages once a month, monthly staff meeting luncheons, energizing work environment, wellness programs, quarterly bonus opportunities, competitive salary, generous benefit package, 401(K) matching program, tuition reimbursement and friendly co-workers. If you are looking for a chance to work hard, have fun, and make a significant contribution to our dynamic company, submit your salary history and resume today! We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. A background check is required. 

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