Medical Director

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Remote

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Medical Director will join the Global Atlantic Life and Annuity Operations team to develop and maintain the company’s medical underwriting guidelines and support our underwriting modernization strategy by leveraging advances in medical science and technology to enhance the customer purchase experience while delivering a favorable financial result for the company. This position reports to the Chief Underwriter and is a remote position.  Key responsibilities will include:

 

  • Supporting the Chief Underwriter on underwriting strategy that supports service-model changes to enhance the customer experience:
    • Ensure the achievement of growth, continue profitability and operational efficiencies of the business through the assessment of advances in medical science and technology, new innovative opportunities, risk tolerance, market appetite and emerging medical underwriting issues
    • Proactively monitor external market, develop, and share a point of view regarding medical advances and innovation opportunities
  • Reviews medical underwriting cases utilizing statistical methodology to interpret and analyze provided information and determine an overall mortality and morbidity assessment
  • Provides medical consultations on new application and claims cases, interprets EKGs, lab results and other diagnostic test results
  • Leads discussions with attending physicians regarding applicant’s medical history and examination results
  • Responsible for working with the Chief Underwriter and Associate Chief Underwriters to enhance and maintain the medical content of Global Atlantic’s Underwriting guidelines. Must be able to translate complex medical research into underwriting guidelines
  • Act as main liaison with reinsurance medical directors
  • Facilitates recording and reporting of confidential medical information including handling of sensitive customer communications
  • Support Chief Underwriter and Associate Chief Underwriters on selection, implementation and maintenance of automated underwriting solution as it relates to medical rules and use of alternative data sources
  • Maintain industry presence by involvement in industry insurance medical associations (AAIM); develop and maintain networks and relationships with internal and external partners.
  • Keep informed of developing medical/technical advancements, and stay aware of industry rules and regulations that may impact medical underwriting
  • Designs and delivers medical training to the underwriting team and provides ongoing education to internal and external partners including field personnel

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate of accredited Medical School with MD or DO required
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in insurance medicine
  • Board certified (or board eligible) in insurance medicine preferred
  • Teaching skills
  • Medical literature research skills
  • Excellent analytical skills: ability to define, research and solve problems
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Strong communication skills, work ethic and high level of personal integrity and accountability

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TOTAL REWARDS STATEMENT  

Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

 

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Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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