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Associate Medical Director

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Date: Jun 28, 2018

Location: Franklin, Wisconsin, US, 53132

At Northwestern Mutual, we believe relationships are built on trust. That our lives and our work matter. These beliefs launched our company nearly 160 years ago. Today, they're just a few of the reasons why people choose to build careers at Northwestern Mutual.

We're strong and growing. In a company with such a long and storied history, this may be the most exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing.

We invest in our people. We provide opportunities for employees to grow themselves, their career and in turn, our business.

We care.  We make a positive difference in our communities. Nationally, thousands have benefitted from our support of research and programs to fight childhood cancer. Each year, our Foundation, employees and financial representatives donate time, talent and financial support to causes they're passionate about.


We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


What's the role?

1. Support company goals for mortality and morbidity by setting medical standards for Life, Disability, and Long Term Care products.
2. Facilitate expertise to utilize the standards by supporting the education of the underwriters.
3. Bring medical consultations and leadership to a broad spectrum of Company departments (Actuarial, Law, Government Relations, Communications, Philanthropy, Innovation, NM Venture Funds, etc.)
4. Provide medical case consultations/referrals with underwriting and benefits areas (Life, Disability, and Long Term Care)
5. Direct or participate in special projects and committees as designated by the Vice President and Chief Medical Director.
6. Collaborate with the CV Medical Consultants (RNs) for Cardiovascular Risk Assessment.
7. Collaborate with the Disability and Long Term Care Claims medical teams for review of medical limitations.
8. Contribute to insurance medicine associations (e.g., planning meetings, speaking, holding office, and setting professional standards).



Bring Your Best! What this role needs:


1. Complete a MD or DO degree, primary care residency training, and at least 3 years of clinical experience.
2. Achieve and maintain Board certification in Internal Medicine, Med/Peds, or Family Medicine.
3. Achieve and maintain medical licensing in the state of Wisconsin
4. Demonstrate excellent communication skills:
 • Ability to write medical standards
 • Ability to present at industry meetings
 • Ability to perform training sessions
 • Ability to interact professionally with the underwriters, claims analysts, field and policyowners

5. Attainment of or commitment to pursue Board Certification in Insurance Medicine.
6. Demonstrate digital proficiency with case management and medical record platforms.
7. Exhibit ethical behavior and demonstrate excellent judgment.
8. Be comfortable with change and have flexibility to be a change agent


Req ID: 23088
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Doctorate Required
Employment Experience: 3-5 years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 05/30/2018

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