Benefits Analyst - Yakima, WA

Employer: Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital

Job Description:
ROLE SUMMARY
The Benefits Analyst assists the organization in establishing best practice benefit and retirement programs. Responsible for strategically maintaining, updating, and administering the various components of the benefit plans for the organization. Accountable for accurate and timely administration of all employee benefit functions and works closely with managers to ensure adherence and compliance with all federal and state laws.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Administers the health insurance plans for all staff and providers. Communicates plan changes and updates to staff.
-Monitors and maintains the 401(K), 457(b) and Defined Benefit retirement plans.
-Prepares material for Open Enrollment and researches service practices that promote innovation and stewardship – i.e. online live event changes.
-Provides claims management services, developing recommendations for management review when necessary.
-Ensures required labor law posters are displayed in all work areas and are up-to-date.
-Meets with New Hires to review health plans.
-Tracks and processes plan invoices; reviews reports and identifies trends in claim data; presents findings to leadership.
-Compiles required reports and data for various audits as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
-Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field required
-Experience: Two years human resource experience required, preferably in self-insured benefits. Finance or business operations experience may be substituted in lieu of HR experience based on relevance.
-Licenses/Certificates/Registration: PHR or CCP preferred.
-Level of Business Knowledge/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Familiar with Standard Compensation practice and procedures.
ABOUT US:
Virginia Mason Memorial (VMM), part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. We are a nonprofit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. We are seeking employees with a passion for patients and customer service!
We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, an employee wellness clinic and continuing education and training. At VMM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.
Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision is to "create healthy communities one person at a time." With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

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Location: Yakima, WA
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Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on December 29, 2020

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