HR - Benefits Administrator (Retirement Plan Experience Required) Job:
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

108390-en_US
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Memphis Tennessee
Healthcare
Description

Summary

The Benefits Administrator, working under limited supervision, administers assigned health, welfare and/or retirement programs, resolves issues and claim concerns, provides effective and reliable information to Associates, former Associates, Leaders and HR, and develops and delivers communications of a more complex and comprehensive nature.  The incumbent delivers exceptional customer service and serves in a lead capacity for the department. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

 

Associates Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field required.

 

Five (5) years of Human Resources experience, preferably in Benefits.

N/A

 

PREFERRED:

Bachelors degree in similar field preferred.

N/A

Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) or Professional Human Resources Certification through SHRM or HRCI preferred.

 

SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

N/A

N/A

N/A

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of benefits processes, procedures and regulations to handle duties and tasks of substantial variety and complexity.
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of field to accomplish the completion of difficult assignments.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills, with the ability to manage issues or problems involving careful interpretation, analysis, and diagnosis.
  • SAP payroll/benefits experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor as well as a team player.
  • Must possess the ability to exercise discretion, tact, and independent judgment.
  • Detail oriented with excellent planning, organizational, and customer service skills to effectively communicate with all levels of management, Associates, and providers. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Administers assigned health, welfare and/or retirement programs to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations. Updates enrollment and payroll systems as needed.
  • Provides day-to-day guidance to Benefits team members in a lead capacity.
  • Researches complex benefits and/or retirement issues.
  • Consults with Associates and HR and works with vendor partners to handle benefit inquiries and resolve issues and concerns.
  • Works with Benefits leadership to ensure effective processes and responsive customer service.
  • Develops and delivers benefits communications.
  • Performs other job functions as requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.

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