Benefits Coordinator

Marion General Hospital
Job Description
Benefits Coordinator
JOB SUMMARY:
 
This position’s responsibilities include the daily administration of the Hospital’s employee benefits programs which include medical, dental, vision, flexible spending plan, health savings plan, life insurance, employee assistance program, 403(b) plan, 457(b) plan, pension plan, and PTO donations.  Assists in maintaining all plan documents, ensures compliance with Hospital employee benefit policies and all laws and regulations governing employee benefit programs, ensures timely and accurate claims adjudication and plan audits, develops systems and tracking mechanisms, ensures appropriate communication of benefits related information to all employees and retirees, assesses plan design and investigates new benefit programs, improves existing programs, and continually assesses market competitiveness of all programs.  Responsible for the full-cycle of annual benefit enrollments which includes system preparation, enrollments, spousal carve-out collection, health savings account liaison with financial institution.  Liaison between employees and insurance providers to resolve benefits-related problems and ensures effective utilization of plans and positive employee relations.
 
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: 
  • Associates Degree in Human Resources Management or related discipline and three (3) years’ experience in Human Resources and/or benefits administration or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related discipline and two (2) years’ experience in Human Resources.

  • PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS: 
  • A Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) certification (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) or HR Certification Institute certification (PHR or SPHR).
  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist certification (CEBS).
  • Healthcare experience.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES: 
  • A professional level of knowledge of employee benefit related laws and regulations such as ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, HIPAA, FLSA, etc., typically obtained through a combination of formal training (i.e. workshops, seminars) and on the job experience in a benefits related position.
  • Ability to understand and communicate complex benefit plans and Human Resources’ policy information effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively and tactfully communicate with patients and their families and guests, co-workers, managers, providers and other Hospital personnel on a one-to-one basis using appropriate grammar, vocabulary and word usage. 
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to carry out duties in a professional manner, as well as the ability to work well under stress.
  • Excellent time management, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task in a fast-paced setting and work well in a team environment.
  • Highly developed computer skills to include proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to learn and proficiently perform computer applications related to department operations and job function.
  • Excellent customer service skills. 
  • High degree of accuracy with concentration and close attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills in order to manage multiple issues simultaneously combined with ability to effectively prioritize. 
  • Ability to be discreet and protect the integrity of any confidential matter or information encountered during the performance of job duties.
 WORKING CONDITIONS: 
  • Typical office environment with prolonged sitting and occasional standing and walking.
  • Work may be subject to interruptions and occasional high stress levels. 
  • Works with highly confidential information which may be proprietary or protected health information. 
  • Ability to work extended hours or weekends based on the needs of the department. 
  • May attend special functions and meetings at various locations within the Hospital and community. 
  • Occasional overnight stays.
 PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACTIVITIES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: 
  • Uses computer and other standard office equipment. 
  • Repetitive wrist, finger and hand movements.
  • Extreme concentration and attention to detail. 
  • Lifting standard office supplies or equipment.
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, walking, sitting, reaching, bending, kneeling or stooping to perform duties in a safe manner. 

AA/EOE/M/F/V/D
Marion General Hospital is a smoke-free environment.
 
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