Assists with the administration of retirement and health and welfare employee benefit programs. Assures compliance with all applicable state and federal regulation. Responsibilities include explaining benefits and assisting in the business development and planning processes with service providers. Compiles, analyzes and reports data including employee, plan financials for strategic benefits planning and evaluation. Provides benefit plan interpretation, guidance and counsel to employees, HRIS representatives, and managers. Presents information to inform and educate management. Serves as a liaison with service providers in business planning and benefit program interpretation. Compliance and technical interpretive discussions with benefit counsel and enrolled actuary or consultants.
Monitors eligibility, limitations, and restrictions of plan participations and ensures compliance with both plan provisions and government requirements.
Provides guidance and counsel to employees, HRIS representatives, and managers on the requirements and provisions of benefit programs and assist with the resolution of potential problems.
Coordinates the design and communication of annual benefit enrollment materials and Total Reward Statements.
Develops, conducts and participates in a variety of presentations to inform and educate management and employees about changes to benefit plans, administrative practices and legislated requirements and programs.
Prepares bid specifications analyze proposals and renewal information and interprets insurance carrier contracts.
Assists in the development of business processes.
Responsible for data necessary to complete government compliance activities (5500s, audits, etc.), employee mailings, vendor billings, coordinating data collection and updating numerous reports for management.
Assures processes and procedures are in place to capture and maintain consistent and accurate benefit related data.
Assists with employee data auditing and reporting.
Monitors plan limits, eligibility and other restrictions on plan participation to ensure compliance with both plan provisions and government requirements.
Oversees and directs the administration of COBRA compliance.
Researches current benefit trends and regulatory and legislated requirements and recommends programs and changes to the Director, Employee Benefits.
Compiles, analyzes and reports benefit data including employee, benefit plan and financial for Benefit's strategic planning and evaluation, best practices and benchmark surveys.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
Employee benefits program experience preferred.
Bachelor's in Human Resources Management preferred.
Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Professional in Human Resources (PHR), SHRM-CP or SHRM -SCP preferred.
Employee Value Proposition: Opportunity to enhance and grow skills through ever changing benefit plans and laws within a leading edge organization and collaborative team.
Bachelor's Degree- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13... hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.