Acumed
  • 02-Feb-2018 to 03-Apr-2018 (PST)
  • Human Resources
  • Hillsboro, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Worksite - Brookwood

Medical, Vision, Dental, 401(k) match, Paid Time Off, Floating Holidays, Costco Membership Sponsorship, Tri-Met Pass Sponsorship, Tuition


Job Purpose/Scope
The Benefits Administrator/HR Business Partner (BA/HRBP) coordinates and administers programs, plans and activities related to health and welfare benefits, statutory state and federal leaves, worker's compensation, employee rewards and recognition and other company-sponsored perquisites.  The BA/HRBP acts as liaison to employees, fielding questions and addressing employee issues related to benefits and builds and maintains relationships with insurance broker, carriers and benefit vendors.  S/he compiles, analyzes and reports on benefit data for purposes of ensuring 100% compliance with state and federal regulations and in support of Company's business objectives.  Performs work that requires knowledge and application of fundamental employee benefits concepts. To assigned areas, the BA/HRBP serves as consultant on HR-related matters and provides talent management and strategic business partnership support which aligns with department and organizational goals. 


Duties/Responsibilities

  • Administers benefit and perquisite programs including health insurance, life insurance, disability, flexible spending, EAP, FMLA/OFLA, 401(k), Scholarship Program, TriMet passes, Costco and gym membership subsidies, etc.
  • Responds to requests for leave; educates employees on their eligibility under federal and state leave laws, ensures proper forms and documents are collected from employees and correct and timely notices are provided.  Tracks time away from work due to qualifying absences.
  • Develops and administers rewards and recognition programs including Minds, Hands, Hearts and Patent Recognition.
  • Compiles and tracks Human Resources data as requested.
  • Communicates with supervisors to ensure accurate leave tracking; provides regular reports and updates to leadership regarding employee leave status and duration, escalating concerns when they arise.
  • Once reconciled, reviews monthly statements to ensure billing accuracy.
  • Holds benefit meetings with new employees, explains benefit options, updates and maintains presentation materials.
  • Partners with Payroll/Accounting to ensure correct benefit deductions, arrears payments, and reimbursements are properly processed and paid.
  • Assists employees with benefit questions, claims issues, and change requests; works with benefit providers and broker to resolve issues.
  • Administers termination process including COBRA enrollments and exit interviews. 
  • Administers open enrollment process, enrolls employees and verifies accuracy of enrollment documents.
  • Builds and maintains business relationships with benefit providers.  
  • Establishes and maintains benefits files for all employees.
  • Assists in crafting benefits strategy and participates in benefits renewal process by providing analysis and recommendations. Plans, recommends, and implements approved changes in benefit plans.
  • Issues annual benefit statements, periodic required notices and letters, and ACA reporting including accurate preparation of 1095Cs.
  • Ensures compliance with guidelines and regulations that apply to benefit plans.
  • Keeps abreast of changes to benefits related regulations as they occur and applies them as necessary.
  • Coordinates credentialing program for those who are required to be credentialed for hospital access.
  • Tracks worker's compensation claims for reporting purposes and acts as a liaison with the insurance carrier as needed; assists employees who utilize our worker's compensation coverage.
  • Executes accurate and timely inputting of employee records to Acumed's HRIS (HR Information System).
  • Acts as Human Resources Business Partner to assigned areas, providing feedback and counsel toward optimization of assigned team's performance; understands and can explain Company and HR policies, procedures, laws, standards, and/or regulations to leaders and employees. 
  • Provides business partnership support to assigned areas including talent acquisition & orientation, performance management, training & development, salary administration, labor law compliance, employee relations, employee engagement & change management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources or other related program; PHR and/or benefits certification a plus
  • 3 to 5 years of professional experience administering employee benefits and statutory leave programs
  • Experience in analysis of benefit design to remain market competitive to recruit and retain employees while balancing costs.
  • Intermediate working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong customer service focus, responsive to requests exhibiting a sense of urgency when required
  • Thorough knowledge of FMLA, OFLA, ADA/ADAAA, OSHA
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality when dealing with sensitive documents, issues, and situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acumed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying to Acumed and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at recruiting@acumed.net.

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