University of Utah Health Care

  • Manager, Health Plans Actuarial Services

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    University of Utah Health Plans
    Patient Care?
  • Overview

    Actuary and Actuarial Job Opportunities


    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA


    The Actuarial Services Manager is responsible for initiating the design and development of project plans including the assignment of resources. This position will develop and maintain underwriting rating guidelines, lead the individual rate filing process and the associated correspondence with regulators. In addition, they will analyze risk profiles of populations using predictive modeling techniques on both a concurrent and prospective basis. They will be responsible for troubleshooting processes and resolving complex issues.


    Job Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities

    • Performs to required standards for job specific responsibilities and technical competencies.

    Talent Management

    • Hiring, training, developing, and communicating with staff.

    Financial Management

    • Responsible for developing, monitoring and achieving budget goals.
    • Manages labor and non-labor expenses to budget or flex budget.
    • Manages revenue to budget to maximize potential revenue.


    • Responsible for patient satisfaction scores within assigned area(s).
    • Responsible for upholding PROMISE standards of direct reports and team members.


    • Responsible to achieve quality goals for assigned area(s).
    • Manages and promotes continuous process improvements in assigned area(s)

    Performance Management

    • Responsible to provide staff feedback on performance, including on-time appraisals and coaching.
    • Responsible to deal with conflicts in a proactive manner and to reach resolution in a timely manner.

    Building Relationships

    • Forms positive relationships with staff, peers, and senior leadership to support the mission, vision, values, and performance standards of the organization.
    • Actively engages staff with updates and news as well as involving staff in decisions and work teams. Provides feedback and recognition when appropriate.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Demonstrated Leadership skills.
    • Ability to manage and motivate staff.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in order to work well in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated strong project management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple competing priorities.
    • Knowledgeable of healthcare industry reform provisions and the potential implications.
    • Demonstrate self-starter with minimal need for intervention or supervision.
    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills and the ability to appropriately adjust communication for audience.
    • Demonstrated ability to train and mentor team members with less experience.
    • Demonstrate excellence in problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to think logically and perform analysis in a timely manner.
    • Demonstrated high proficient with Microsoft Excel including formulas, calculations, pivot tables and graphs. Strong command of MS Office Suite including Access, Word and PowerPoint.
    • Knowledge of programming and databases such as SQL.




    • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or similar background in quantitative analysis.
    • Five years of actuarial experience.
    • Associateship in the Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation.

    Qualifications (Preferred)


    • Knowledge of the Utah healthcare market.
    • Master’s degree in related field.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

    Physical Requirements

    Carrying, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking


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