Benefits Specialist - Rewards:

Vancouver Washington

PeaceHealth is seeking a Benefits Specialist - Rewards for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 159322



Assists Rewards COE Benefits team in the administration of programs creating and implementing progressive solutions that result in a competitive advantage in terms of recruiting and retention success. Works collaboratively and independently in the design, development, implementation and communications of benefits. 



  1. As a benefits subject matter expert (SME), provide oversight of employee benefit programs, ensure compliance and resolve escalated, complex benefit issues and questions.
  2. Provide support for project tracking; to include but not limited to add new projects, update project status, project changes and resource allocations updates.  Collaborate with all team members in the management of project tracking system. Provide project status reports and resource allocation reports to key stakeholders.
  3. Assist with the biweekly payroll process and funding to third party administrators, following guidelines or established procedures.
  4. Ensure data integrity by regularly auditing information on internal systems and third-party administrators.    Conducts analysis of data, integrating and reconciling data across different systems.  Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand business needs for reporting, current workflows and practices.  Analyzes information and develops reports.  Identifies trends, model different process, create user documentation and recommend solutions.
  5. Develop and provides presentations and trainings for managers, HR Partners and the CRC Provide support with the development and distribution of various communications such as letters, notices, etc.
  6. Prepares and maintains up-to-date benefit policies and procedures and prepares on-going educational, promotional and regulatory communications.
  7. Create ad-hoc reports as requested by Benefits team or department leadership.
  8. Participate with the annual open enrollment processes.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources; or equivalent knowledge obtained through a combination of education, training and experience.



  • Minimum of three years of experience in related benefits, human resources and/or training role, preferably in a position requiring complex analytical skills.
  • Experience using Lawson HR System is preferred.
  • Experience with business analytics preferred.



  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Certified Benefits Professional (CBP), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries (ASPPA), OR Retirement Professional Associate (RPA) preferred.



  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Access, etc.) with advanced skills in Excel for items such as vlookups, formulas, pivot tables.
  • Strong communications skills, written, presentation and verbal, are required.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple and shifting work priorities as necessary to meet competing demands and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects is required
  • Proven ability to present ideas in a visually appealing form is required.
  • Strong team player and ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong documentation on standardized deliverables and processes.



  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time.    
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.          
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


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 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Vancouver, Shared Services Center (802)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. 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 || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Human Resources || Full Time || HUMAN RESOURCES

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