Sr. Healthcare Underwriter

Entity Arch Insurance Group Inc (U.S.)
Job Locations US-NY-New York
Job ID
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# of Openings

The Position



Arch’s Healthcare division provides professional liability, general liability and umbrella insurance solutions to the healthcare industry.  Our client base includes hospitals, home health care providers, surgery centers, laboratories, pharmacies, clinics and miscellaneous outpatient facilities.  We work with retail and wholesale insurance brokers to meet our clients’ insurance needs.


At Arch, our goal is to provide talented people a foundation where their skills are best used. Our diversified platform means there are a variety of opportunities to deploy your skill sets.We seek creative and motivated individuals capable of working with complex products. Our unique underwriting platform, successful management team and strong capital base have enabled us to establish a prominent presence in the global insurance and reinsurance markets. Knowledge of actuarial modeling techniques is a bonus. We embrace the collaboration necessary to innovate in today’s evolving marketplace; encourage participation and diversity of thought; and rely on talented, innovative individuals in all of the areas that are crucial to our success.


If you have the ability to assess situations quickly, apply established protocols, and work well with others, we want you on our team. We are looking for a detail oriented, critical thinker who is able to take initiative and work collaboratively with others. This person will work efficiently and effectively to meet contracted turnaround times. We look to our analysts to be the best in the business, both analytically and in their ability to communicate their findings.


Job Responsibilities


Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare quotations, bind business, offer product recommendations and risk transfer solutions to clients. Particular emphasis on assessing risk and reaching premium goals as determined by the division head, within parameters, to both sustain the profitability of our business and meet growth objectives.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and credibility with sales force and external constituents..
  • Continually develop and share your industry knowledge and educate our expanding sales force on pricing principles and methods.
  • Contribute recommendations and support to initiatives focused on improving processes, procedures and practices.
  • Perform analyses using a range of productivity and analytical tools to analyze historical performance and identify opportunities for improvement.

Required Skills/Experience

Desired Skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with both internal and external constituents
  • Strong computer skills needed with proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Knowledge of Healthcare line of business and medical malpractice liability insurance principles with understanding of liability insurance contract.
  • Ability to effectively assess risk and make sound Underwriting decisions
  • Experience with broker relationships
  • Superior skills in relationship building, active listening, needs analysis, and negotiation skills
  • Possess strong organizational skills to prioritize multi-tasking and time management
  • Strategic thinking and decision-making skills 
  • Ability to work well in team-based environment 
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment 
  • Strong math or financial skills 



Required Education/Experience 

  • The preferred candidate will possess a 4-year BA/BS degree, ideally with a major/concentration in Business, Economics or Management
  • The preferred candidate will have 2-4 years of underwriting experience with a focus on  medical malpractice and umbrella liability coverages for various types of healthcare facilities (hospitals, surgery centers, clinics, labs, home health care, etc.)
  • Consideration will also be given to candidates with comparable underwriting experience handling casualty and non-medical professional liability coverages
  • CPCU, RPLU or other insurance course work recommended

The Company

The Company


Arch Insurance is a global insurer offering our clients superior coverage and service. We embody the Arch guiding principle of focusing on retaining experienced and talented employees to differentiate us from the rest of the pack. Our group operates from offices in the US, Canada, Bermuda, UK, Australia and South Africa, providing specialty risk solutions to clients worldwide across a wide range of industries. With over ten years of operating history and strong financial ratings, our track record remains solid.


Arch Insurance employs a disciplined underwriting approach and prudent risk selection across all types of business. Our mission is to provide our insureds with superb coverage and claims handling through careful and diligent underwriting of risks and business-friendly solutions. Across our global operations, Arch Insurance employees are ready to meet your needs with professionalism and excellence.



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