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Children's Hospital Boston Benefits Specialist, Health & Welfare in Boston, Massachusetts

65102BRTitle:Benefits Specialist, Health & WelfareDepartment:Human ResourcesAutoReqId:65102BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Shift:DayJob Category:Human ResourcesJob Posting Description:The Benefits Specialist, Health and Welfare is responsible for assisting with the administration of the hospital’s health and welfare programs within the scope of medical, dental, vision, FSA, life, disability, and other voluntary benefits. Role will also include compliance, communications, and ad hoc projects as needed. Ensures the accuracy of all benefit enrollments in the HRIS and in coordination with providers/vendors. Acts as a customer service support liaison to the HR Employee Service Center for any escalations with benefit enrollments or issues handling them with professionalism and respect. Expected to manage a variety of tasks with good time management skills. This position is 80% Remote.

The Benefit Specialist, Health & Welfare will:

  • Support the day to day administration of the hospital’s benefit programs

  • Administer benefit plans in compliance with plan documents and contracts

  • Assist with compliance and communications (compliance testing, communication posting on SharePoint) as well as ad hoc projects

  • Reconcile and process benefit vendor invoices

  • Act as a liaison between the organization and third-party benefits providers

  • Audit monthly/weekly vendor enrollment and eligibility files

  • Works with HRIS and vendor to ensure accurate and time data transmission as needed

  • Assist employees in understanding the organization’s benefits offerings

  • Support orientation and/or enrollment meetings

  • Provide guidance with claims or enrollment processes

  • Maintain records related to benefits plans participation or contributions

To qualify you must:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate’s degree and benefits certification preferred

  • Minimum of one year of experience in Human Resources required

  • Intermediate level experience with Microsoft Suite, Excel, Word, etc.

  • General understanding of payroll processes and benefit deduction set up

  • Analytical skills required to resolve problems of a routine to moderately complex nature

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to multi-task; Accuracy required with speed of processing data, strong technical aptitude

  • Requires the highest level of customer service professionalism and quality in all interactions

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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