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Medical Officer


The Opportunity

How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over Australia. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most.


The Role

As Medical officer you will provide expert medical opinion across Zurich Australia to support underwriting risk assessment, medical definition accuracy and relevance, pricing of conditions as well as claims assessment guidance. Imparting your medical knowledge and uplifting the medical skills of the various teams you work will also be a rewarding part of this role. You will report to the Chief Medical officer and be part of the Health Services team within Zurich

You will also support the business with:

•    Provision of expert medical opinion across relevant business areas including assessing individual underwriting cases, claims cases, and product development
•    Analyse the claims assessment process in order to optimise the review of claims from a medical perspective. This will include optimising the claims triaging process, the point at which medical opinion is sought, best practice medical management, and the use of external consultation.
•    Optimise the use of rehab opinion from a medical perspective. This will include the timing of rehab opinions in case management
•    Identify training needs particularly in the claims arena and partake in training programmes to upskill inhouse staff
•    Support the development and insight provision to relevant areas of the business of health data 


Your Experience

You'll possess an enquiring mind, a ‘can-do' attitude and the ability to challenge other people's thinking when necessary.


Applicants Should be:

•    Qualified as a Medical Practitioner for at least 3 years, ideally with registration in Australia

      Must have post graduate experience in Psychiatry
•    Experience within the life insurance industry or financial services sector is preferable
•    Experience in designing and delivering medical training programs is preferable
•    Experience in communicating and liaising with treating and academic medical professionals
•    Knowledge within medical areas, critical illnesses or specific health and wellbeing themes to support pricing and product initiatives 
•    Experience in working across a diverse team with necessary stakeholder management skills 


We'll provide you with excellent training to support your learning and as a long-standing player in the insurance industry we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future. In return for your commitment and hard work Zurich can offer you competitive remuneration, an excellent bonus structure, and employee discounts. Moreover, Zurich supports and promotes a flexible working culture.

So, make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported. Love what you do. Work with us. Apply today!

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