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Benefits Specialist (FT DAYS)

Company: Williamson Health
Location: College Grove
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:


Located in Franklin, Tennessee, Williamson Health is one of the South's most exceptional health care systems with a 203 bed hospital (Williamson Medical Center), over 40 providers at our Williamson Health Medical Group locations, the Bone & Joint Institute and the Monroe Carell Junior Children's Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center. Williamson Health offers comprehensive in-patient and out-patient services. We have more than 825 providers representing over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties.

Williamson Health is a system where your talents will be valued and your skillset expanded. We are rooted in our promise to world-class, compassionate care for the residents of Williamson County and surrounding communities, taking exceptional pride in serving our community. We're committed to empowering our employees to work in innovative ways and reserve time and space for curiosity, laughter and creativity. We value and support the diversity and cultural differences among one another and are committed to upholding an inclusive environment that appreciates the uniqueness of all individuals. Our values are at the heart of everything we do: respect for every individual, the health and total well-being of all people, human compassion and integrity. These shape who we are as an organization and are essential for delivering the highest level of culturally competent care and treatment of every patient, family member, visitor, physician and employee.

Williamson Health is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program, that offers you choice and flexibility, so you can take charge of your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
o Medical, Dental, Vision
o Retirement Matching
o Tuition reimbursement
o Discount programs
o FSA (Flexible Spending Accounts)
o Identity Theft Protection
o Legal Aid

Williamson Health is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Position Summary:
This position reports to the Senior Manager, Total Rewards & Systems. The Benefits Specialist will work in a role with a strong emphasis in FMLA, Workers' Compensation, and the full cycle of the benefit packages offered to employees. The Benefits Specialist has strong communication and customer service skills. This role will work closely with Senior Manager, Total Rewards & Systems and/or HR Leadership Team on various projects.

Position Requirements:
Formal Education / Training:
Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or related field (at least five years of experience)
Associates Degree and PHR/SPHR Certification (at least seven years of experience)

Workplace Experience:
Experience in Human Resources. Must have working knowledge of FMLA, Workers Compensation, Benefits, the processing of benefit-related processes, and general HR responsibilities as they pertain to benefits.

Equipment and Skills Training:
Strong oral and written communication skills. Good computer skills in Word, Excel and HCM programs. Good interpersonal skills and ability to deal with employees and managers at all levels. Strong background in customer service skills.

Physical Environment:
Office environment.

Physical Effort:
No special physical effort required beyond normal mobility expected of a typical office employee. The incumbent must be able to move about the hospital without the assistance of others.

Key Results:
Works closely with Senior Mgr, Total Rewards & Systems regarding interactive meetings with employees/directors relative to reasonable accommodations through the ADAAA.
Serves as liaison with leave provider relative to all aspects of approved Leave of Absence benefit eligibility.
Benefits Administration - Explains and administers the benefit plans in group and individual discussions.
Maintains eligibility on all benefit programs.

Maintains electronic leave files and works with Directors to ensure accuracy.
Correctly enters benefit deductions in the Meditech system and monitors arrears payments in conjunction with Payroll. Prepares and processes employee benefit billings/invoices according to hospital and provider requirements.
Assists employees with enrollment and termination of benefits. Acts as liaison between employees and insurance companies and brokers as needed.
Communicates effectively with carriers ensuring additions and terminations are completed in a timely manner. Responsible for inputting data into systems to process COBRA eligibility.
Workers Compensation - Responsible for tracking of WC Program, Event Notifications, follow up paperwork, and communication with employees. Works with leaders to coordinate worker's compensation light duty restrictions.
Ensure STD and LTD processes are followed and follow-up with any necessary liaison between insurance carrier and employer.
Works closely with HR Leadership Team on special projects. Performs other duties as assigned.
Responsible for OSHA tracking/reporting.

Keywords: Williamson Health, Franklin , Benefits Specialist (FT DAYS), Other , College Grove, Tennessee

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