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Benefits Specialist

St. Luke's

  • Human Resources
  • Business, Management & Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • Health & Wellness
  • Administrative | Clerical - Health & Wellness

JOB SUMMARY

The Benefits Specialist is responsible for providing complex and confidential services for benefits. Assists with planning, organizing and coordinating benefit plans. Coordinates communication and education efforts related to benefit plans. Assists employees with benefit enrollment and questions. Provides, analyzes and summarizes data as requested. Provides oversight of the day to day tasks of Benefits Assistant. Monitors benefits area in HRIS system, facilitates updates/changes. Provides support in meeting compliance/legal requirements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelors Degree in related field.
  • Experience: N/A
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education: N/A
  • Experience: Two (2) years Human Resource experience.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to handle a variety of situations with minimal or no supervision; maintain a strict degree of confidentiality; work under pressure of deadlines, frequent interruptions and stressful conditions.
  • Knowledge of general office principles and duties including use of business letter writing, forms and filing procedures; of office methods, procedures, equipment.
  • Exercise good judgment and organize work well; perform clerical work involving independent judgment requiring speed and accuracy.
  • Possesses good judgment and work organization skills. Excellent decision making is required. Understand questions and give clear and satisfactory explanations.
  • Ability to exercise confidentiality in dealing with all aspects of employee information, applicants and co-workers based on Hospital policy and procedure.
  • To work in a mature, constructive manner.
  • Ability to follow through with direction.
  • Ability to time manage, organize and prioritize responsibilities.

READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Ability to talk, hear, sit and reach for a period of eight (8) hours; ability to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds
  • Stand - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
  • Walk - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
  • Sit - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
  • Reach with hands and arms - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
  • Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
  • Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)
  • Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
  • LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
  • Up to 10 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
  • Up to 25 pounds - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)

WORKING CONDITIONS

Typical office environment

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