• - UW - Healthcare
  • CT, WI, IL, NJ, USA
  • $80,000.00-$115,000.00
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision,Open Vacation Plan; Matching 401(k); Co. Paid Life Ins, STD, LTD; Generous Paid Sick & Family Bonding Leave; Tuition & Educational Reimbursements

Underwriter - Healthcare

This is a hybrid position requiring 3 days in office at any one of the following office locations: Hartford, CT, Middleton, WI, Chicago, IL, or Short Hills, NJ.

At CapSpecialty, we are a specialty underwriting company being driven by well-informed, entrepreneurial and proactive employees. Come join our exciting company where you can really make an impact, and each individual's unique skills and talents are recognized and valued. You will find an accessible leadership team that welcomes opinions and ideas. We owe much of our success to our collaborative environment and set of three guiding principles rooted in customer-centricity, employee excellence and corporate culture.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages – including an innovative open vacation plan, generous paid sick and parental leave, fully vested matching 401k, company-paid group term life insurance and short- & long-term disability plans, professional and educational growth opportunities, flexible and casual work environment, and recognition for exceptional performance. Please see our full list of Total Rewards here.

CapSpecialty is seeking an Underwriter in our Healthcare Department who will ensure profitable results and premium growth by adhering to underwriting guidelines. Ensure consistency and accuracy of all work produced. Develop and manage broker relationships while marketing CapSpecialty and its products as needed.


  • Underwrite and service new and existing accounts with an emphasis on profitability and a particular focus on determining eligibility of unique and one-of-a kind risk submissions.
  • Establish and maintain a high level of relationship management with key agency partners. Provide excellent customer service by prioritizing tasks, responding to inquiries in a timely manner and assisting with technical issues.
  • Assist business partners with inquiries regarding coverages, pricing, endorsements, and other account servicing matters. 
  • Engage in research of industry trends, market conditions, and emerging risks – in doing so, assist management team in the continued enhancement of the strategy for the product space.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide indirect supervision, guidance, and/or mentorship to team members.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical problem solver.
  • Ability to respond rapidly to changing work conditions and expectations.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • 3+ years direct experience of Miscellaneous Medical, Human Services or Hospital Professional underwriting or account management.

Physical Demands:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • May be required to lift up to 15 lbs at times.
  • Customary business travel including air and car travel required, up to 10% of the time.


CapSpecialty is a leading provider of specialty insurance and bonds for small- to mid-sized businesses in the U.S., offering casualty, professional liability, surety and fidelity products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. By working with select partners through a limited distribution model, CapSpecialty's creative, hard-working team provides personalized service and cultivates mutually successful partnerships to deliver positive results. CapSpecialty is an operating subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, and its carriers have an A ("Excellent") rating from A.M. Best, writing both admitted and non-admitted policies. For more information, please visit

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