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Posted:
8/27/2015
Job Category:
Human Resources
Benefits Consultant - Rewards Job
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 113926

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department: Rewards (8445)

 

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

Please attach a current resume with your application.

 

 

 

JOB SUMMARY
Provides analysis and expert consultation for Rewards COE benefits programs through review of business needs, trends and continuous iterative exploration of data, technologies and practices that help drive effective decision making and advancements of Rewards COE benefits programs.

Creates progressive and innovative solutions for a wide variety of complex projects involving the design, financing, delivery, ongoing management and communication of the full spectrum of employee benefits, including retirement and wellness programs.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1.  Provides support in the areas of benefits trending, valuation, legal compliance and governance strategies.  Performs data analysis, identifies trends, models different processes and recommends solutions.  Develops and maintains analytical tools, reports and dashboards. 
2.  As a benefits subject matter expert (SME), provides oversight of employee benefit programs, ensures compliance and resolves escalated, complex benefit issues and questions.
3.  Collaborates with cross-functional teams and key stakeholders to understand business needs, current workflows and practices.
4.  Leads or participates in projects, task forces and committees in area of responsibility that drive innovation, quality, value and/or better service to caregivers.  Provides project status reports and resource allocation reports to key stakeholders.
5.  Develops and provides benefits focused presentations and trainings for managers, HR Partners and the CRC.
6.  Assists in the development of bargaining proposals for caregiver benefits and analyzes union benefits proposals. Obtains and prepares cost data for company and union proposals and final settlements.
7.  Participates in due diligence and integration activities relating to benefits for mergers and acquisitions.
8.  Ensures that benefit policies, procedures, plan documents and operations are up-to-date and in compliance with all organizational policies, state and federal laws and other regulatory agencies.
9.  Effectively collaborates with third party vendors to ensure that agreed upon service levels are met and any caregiver issues are promptly addressed. Reviews benefit policies for accuracy and monitors service level agreements to ensure compliance with negotiated terms and conditions.
10.  Perform other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION: 
Bachelor’s degree in human resources; or equivalent knowledge obtained through a combination of experience and education/training.
EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: 
- Minimum of five years’ experience in a related benefits role, preferably in a multi-site healthcare environment, is required.
- Experience with business analytics preferred.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) and/or Professional in Human Resources (PHR) preferred
OTHER SKILLS: 
- Strong analytical skills required.
- Ability to successfully manage multiple projects is required.
- Proven ability to present ideas in a visually appealing form is required.
- Exceptional written, presentation and verbal communication skills.
- Advanced knowledge of state and federal regulations related to benefits, retirement and leaves of absence.
- Strong team player and ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Proficient expertise in MS Office applications; advanced Excel skills required.
- Experience with Lawson, Kronos and SharePoint is preferred.
- Ability to develop and maintain strong documentation on standardized deliverables and processes.

Location: Shared Services Center (802) 
Job CategoryHuman Resources
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.0  
Work Type:  Full Time
Salary range starts at: $DOE
Required Certifications/Licensure:


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Human Resources || Full Time || HUMAN RESOURCES 

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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