Current Opportunities

Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company provides traditional, first-dollar medical professional liability insurance, medical stop loss, provider excess, and reinsurance coverage to more than 7,500 physicians, practices, corporations, and hospitals in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, and Wyoming. Through its subsidiaries, the company also provides alternative risk financing vehicles and captive management with corresponding risk-management consulting, continuing medical education, and claims administration services. Founded in 1981, Physicians Insurance has grown to be the largest locally-based insurer of physicians in its region, and is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company.  Physicians Insurance maintains corporate headquarters in Seattle, with regional and subsidiary offices in Spokane, WA, Portland, OR, Milton, VT, and Orlando, FL. We are proud to have a long history of excellent operating results and a commitment to our policyholders, our employees, and the communities we serve. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Business Systems Analyst. 

Position Summary:

The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for defining one or more functional department’s project, process and system needs, design requirements and specifications for new and/or modified systems, system testing, and end-user training. Working in a dynamic team / project environment, this position: analyzes business requirements, develops high quality solutions, configures vendor-supplied software, develops ad/hoc queries/reports, and provides high quality service and support.

We are looking for a motivated and results oriented person. 
 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Act as the primary liaison between one or more functional departments and IT. 
  • Conduct analysis of complex business process and system requirements.
  • Administer core application systems by making necessary configuration or business rule changes.
  • Lead testing of all new system features and enhancements to existing systems. 
  • Develop and perform in-depth testing of these systems, and resolve testing issues.
  • Coordinate development of reports and act as primary resource for ad-hoc queries.
  • Provide end-user training and user support trouble shooting for one or more functional departments as necessary. 
  • Create and maintain necessary requirements, design, specification, knowledge base, and related documentation.
  • Lead development of various workflow programs (scripts, SQL queries, etc.). 
  • Provide technical direction and address inquiries from internal/external customers. 
     
Requirements / Qualifications:

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business, or related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • 3 + years of experience in the analysis, design, development, implementation, or administration of business processing systems, preferably in the insurance, healthcare or financial services industry 
  • Experience with workflow and document management and related systems strongly preferred
  • Experience in financial medical professional liability insurance and related systems is highly desirable
  • Technical skills and experience in office computer software (Windows, Word, Excel, etc.) is required.  Additional knowledge or experience in the following is desirable:
    • Web markup and scripting languages (e.g. HTML, Javascript, Python).
    • Relational databases and SQL (preferably Oracle)
    • Business Objects: Web Intelligence and/or Crystal Reports
  • Strong commitment to customer service, quality, and working in a collaborative team environment.  Must be able to interact with others at all levels within and outside the company.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lift or move up to 40 pounds
     
How To Apply

At Physicians Insurance, you’ll find an exceptional work environment, an impressive benefits package, and the opportunity to work for an industry leader whose programs have a positive impact on the practice of medicine and patient safety.

To apply for this position at Physicians Insurance, please send us a resume at recruiter@physins.com.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Risk Consultant. We are looking for a risk management professional who is motivated by a team-based approach to support our members primarily in the Eastern and Central Washington areas (Yakima, Chelan, TriCities, Walla Walla, etc.).

Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company provides traditional, first-dollar medical-professional liability insurance, medical stop-loss, provider excess, and reinsurance coverage to more than 7,500 physicians, practices, corporations, and hospitals in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, and Wyoming. Through its subsidiaries, the company also provides alternative risk-financing vehicles and captive management with corresponding risk-management consulting, continuing medical education, and claims-administration services. Founded in 1981, Physicians Insurance has grown to be the largest locally-based insurer of physicians in its region, and is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Physicians Insurance maintains corporate headquarters in Seattle, with regional and subsidiary offices in Spokane, WA; Portland, OR; Milton, VT; and Orlando, FL. We are proud to have a long history of excellent operating results and a commitment to our policyholders, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Risk Consultant is responsible for on-going risk-management support for assigned account types, including providers, provider groups, clinics, hospitals, multi-specialty health systems, and other alternative business subscribers. This role is also responsible for conducting risk assessments and capturing risk-assessment data for comparative analyses. The consultant will focus on driving change and reducing risk exposures while developing a targeted education plan for members and clients.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct onsite risk evaluations and risk assessments for insured providers, clinics, hospitals, and other subscribers
  • Advise and consult on risk-management matters by telephone, by email, and/or in person
  • Participate in the development of new service offerings and programs to meet emerging risk-management trends
  • Present and contribute to the development of account-specific educational offerings and programs based on risk-assessment outcomes or identified needs
  • Collaborate with other internal departments to determine risk exposure with existing and/or new accounts
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required and developing a targeted education plan for members and clients.
Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) or Bachelor’s degree in a healthcare-related field
  • Three or more years of risk-management experience in a clinical setting, including a hospital or multispecialty health-system environment
  • Excellent planning, organizational, time-management, and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent grammar, writing, and proofreading skills, with an attention to detail
  • Demonstrated technical ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications
  • Strong commitment to customer service and quality improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), or other related certification preferred
  • A valid driver’s license, with the ability to travel up to 50% to assigned accounts and other locations as necessary to accomplish departmental goals.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 40 pounds
How To Apply

At Physicians Insurance, you’ll find an exceptional work environment, an impressive benefits package, and the opportunity to work for an industry leader whose programs have a positive impact on the practice of medicine and patient safety.

To apply for this position send your resume to recruiter@phyins.com.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Medical Claims Processing Coordinator.

Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company provides traditional, first-dollar medical-professional liability insurance, medical stop-loss, provider excess, and reinsurance coverage to more than 7,500 physicians, practices, corporations, and hospitals in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Alaska, and Wyoming. Through its subsidiaries, the company also provides alternative risk-financing vehicles and captive management with corresponding risk-management consulting, continuing medical education, and claims-administration services. Founded in 1981, Physicians Insurance has grown to be the largest locally based insurer of physicians in its region, and is rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Physicians Insurance maintains corporate headquarters in Seattle, with regional and subsidiary offices in Spokane, WA; Portland, OR; Milton, VT; and Orlando, FL. We are proud to have a long history of excellent operating results and a commitment to our policyholders, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Position Summary:

The Medical Claims Processing Coordinator is primarily responsible for supporting the Stop-Loss department with all aspects of business, including new and renewal business activities, claims processing and customer support. 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Receives and processes stop-loss claim filings and notices
  • Prepares Explanation of Benefit cover letters and other correspondence, as needed
  • Reviews and monitors claims activity, ensuring that all claims are filed timely to meet policy turn-around time
  • Identify large claim notifications and filings for potential case-management support, while administering large claims in adherence with reinsurer requirements
  • Communicates with brokers, TPA’s, and/or account contacts to obtain documentation for day-to-day business activities  
  • Respond in a timely and accurate manner to customer inquiries
  • Organizes and coordinates RFP information received for new business proposals for our alternative markets
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • Two or more years of experience in medical-claims processing; stop-loss claims experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology preferred
  • Effective organizational and prioritization skills, with a demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage workload to meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, and the ability to follow detailed instructions and work independently 
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and quality, and to working in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated technical ability to work with Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel,
    PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 40 pounds.

At Physicians Insurance, you’ll find an exceptional work environment, an impressive benefits package, and the opportunity to work for an industry leader whose programs have a positive impact on the practice of medicine and patient safety.

How To Apply

At Physicians Insurance, you’ll find an exceptional work environment, an impressive benefits package, and the opportunity to work for an industry leader whose programs have a positive impact on the practice of medicine and patient safety.

To apply for this position send your resume to recruiter@phyins.com.

Benefits and Perks

Retirement Plans

We match 100% of your Traditional and Roth 401(k) contributions, up to 6.6%. The Money Purchase Plan is fully funded by us and provides an additional 10% of your compensation for your retirement.

Tax-free Spending Accounts

You can deduct funds pre-tax from your paycheck to pay for dependent child care, as well as for medical expenses through FSA and HSA health accounts. This reduces your taxable income, which keeps more of your earnings in the bank.

Health Insurance

We provide medical, dental, and vision insurance, with generous employer-subsidized premiums. 

Annual Incentive Award

Employees are eligible for an annual company bonus, based on company performance and individual results.

Paid Parental Leave

We offer four weeks of 100% paid time off for mothers, fathers, and adoptive parents - in addition to the weeks of medical leave that our employed mothers receive through our Salary Continuation plan.

Transportation

We subsidize ORCA passes and offer pre-tax parking reimbursement up to the IRS allowable amount, to make your daily commute a bit better. 

Charitable Giving

We match your charitable donations up to $1,500 for company-sponsored campaigns, plus, we participate in United Way’s annual Day of Caring. 

Life and Disability Insurance

We pay 100% for Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance, as well as for Disability Insurance for our employees in case of sudden illness or injury.

Education Reimbursement

We reimburse approved, job-related courses at the IRS tax-exempt maximum - up to $5,250 per year. Plus, reimbursements are available for certain professional designations!

Physicians Insurance has provided me with ample opportunity for growth. I have no doubt that the skills and experience I have gained so far will be valuable for the rest of my career. This company values the input of its employees at every level, and recognizes how employee satisfaction can impact the company’s overall success.

Mary
Risk Management
Employee since 2016