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Associate Health & Benefits Rep

September 29, 2021 9:58 AM | Sandra Sabanske (Administrator)

Company Name:  John Knox Village

City:   Lee's Summit

State:   Missouri

Position Description:

Provides on-going administration of health and wellness benefit programs including short-term and long-term disability, FMLA and associate health. Serves as liaison between associates and vendors. Supportive of the Village mission, values, and service/hospitality (PRIDE) expectations. Completes training as required by policy.

*Administers FMLA, leaves of absence and disability programs to ensure guidelines and related regulations are followed.
*Coordinates benefits and associate health needs with vendors, as appropriate.  
*Serves as liaison to health vendor regarding other post-offer associate health/testing issues.
*Coordinates benefits with Risk Manager for worker’s compensation claims.
*Develops and runs queries using the system report-writing tools.
*Assists with preparation and presentation of benefits & wellness communications (both written and oral). Presents information to groups and/or individuals, including new hire benefits orientation.
*Coordinates benefit enrollments for assigned plans and responds to associate benefits questions.
*Assists with audits and processing billing related to all benefits.
*May coordinate presentations and health/wellness events.
*May participate in job related committees.
*Responsible for accurate and current associate health records; files in accordance with regulatory guidelines.
*Ensures associate health clearance for all new hires.
*Processes all benefits related to COBRA and coordinates with carriers for continuation of coverage.
*Assists associates in enrollment and/or making changes for associates in assigned benefit plans.
*Adheres to all safety regulations and requirements.
*Handles stress well and gets along with others within the workplace and with customers outside the department.
*Maintains acceptable standards of workplace conduct.

The responsibilities described above represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to perform all assigned responsibilities.

Position Type:   Full Time, 40 hours per week
                              8a-4:30p, Monday thru Friday

Salary:  $23.00+ based upon related experience


*Three years (3) related benefit administration experience preferred. *Knowledge of benefit programs and regulations (i.e., FMLA, Disability) preferred. *High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)

*A PHR Certification preferred.
*Valid driver’s license required.

Knowledge and Skills (required unless otherwise noted):
*Three years (3) related benefit administration experience preferred.
*Knowledge of benefit programs and regulations (i.e., FMLA, Disability) preferred.
*High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
*Knowledge of HR/Payroll systems and database inquiry tools.
*Ability to manage high volumes of work, execute flawlessly, and understand HR processes.
*Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, handbooks and procedure manuals, as well as write business correspondence and procedure manuals.
*Ability to present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
*Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
*Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
*Ability to develop and establish positive and professional relationships with associates, manager and peers.
*HR Tools and Technology: Competent in using existing HR technology and tools, and MS Office software suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint Outstanding verbal and communication skills, with poise and confidence to interact with all levels of management.

*No substantial adverse environmental conditions (as in typical or administrative work).
*All associates may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation.

*The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  *Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
*This job involves sedentary work, which requires occasional walking and standing; This job must exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
*The associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading at close distances to the eyes.
*The duties of this position require reaching with hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction and fingering, such as typing, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.
*The associate is required to hear sounds at normal speaking levels; the associate is required to express or exchange ideas by means of talking.
*The duties of this position require repetitive motions of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Post-Offer background check and drug screen required

Education Level: 

*Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred. *Medical related education and /or experience is a plus.

About Company:  Check us out at www.jkv.org,  EOE/D/V, Nicotine-Free Workplace

How to Apply:   https://bit.ly/39IrnZI

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