Comp & Benefits Specialist - PRN (As Needed)

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Silver Spring, Maryland-Silver Spring
Aug 20, 2021
Sep 24, 2021
Full Time
The Compensation and Benefit Specialist will provide day-to-day Compensation and Benefit administration and consultation service to employees on
compensation/benefits issues/requests. Will support Sr. Comp and Benefit Consultant in the implementation of designated compensation and benefit programs/projects. Will monitor compensation and benefit federal and local compliance and other regulatory matters and recommend policy or procedure updates.


Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree Human Resource Management or a related field (Required)
Master's Degree (Preferred)

Minimum Work Experience
3 years Relevant experience; 1 year with Master's (Required)

Functional Accountabilities
  • Assist Sr. Comp & Benefit Consultant with market analysis and internal salary reviews to ensure market competitiveness and internal equity.

  • Generate Wage Theft letters.
  • Support union negotiation by collecting data and analyzing salary trend.
  • Track employee eligibility for benefits following job or status changes.
  • In conjunction with Sr . Comp & Benefits Consultant, perform quarterly audits on premium deductions.
  • Manage vendor funding requirements & premium payments for benefit plans.
  • Administer Educational Assistance requests.
  • Administer Smart Benefits Program.
  • Be liaison with third party leave administrator.
  • Coordinate the Annual Health Fair.

HR Shared Services Call Center Support

  • Answer calls timely , with good customer focus and with the goal to resolve 90% of the inquiries on first contact.

  • Identify employee's questions and requests by working with customers.
  • Answer inquiries by clarifying desired information; research, locate, and provide information.
  • Resolve problems by clarifying issues; research and explore answers and alternative solutions; escalate unresolved problems to supervisor.

Programs & Projects
  • Support designated compensation and benefit programs/projects such as annual performance management and merit increases, annual incentive payout, special market adjustments, annual open enrollment; health fair , ACA reporting.

  • Monitor project progress and provide status updates to the compensation and benefits team.
  • Work with the Director of Compensation & Benefits to implement compensation program communication and training activities for projects and initiatives and work with third-party vendors to ensure timely and accurate implementation and communication of new programs.
  • Assist to coordinate communication of compensation and benefit programs to employees including new hires, annual enrollment, and changes to plans as applicable.
  • Administer benefit plans to include coordination of all associated data with external vendors.
  • Assist with Vendor RFP or transition processes; ad hoc changes.

Tools & Resource Administration
  • Serve as a resource for JDXpert and Cornerstone with regard to data updates, user assistance and vendor liaison.

  • Administer updates to the compensation manual, including but not limited to salary ranges, hiring guidelines, compensation forms, job code tables, process documents, etc.
  • Assist with data collection for compliance filings, and assist with department audits.

Federal Compliance
  • Maintain a working knowledge of regulatory matters and ensure Compensation and Benefits Department's policies, practices and procedures are compliant.

  • Keep abreast of new legal changes to assure plans are compliant and communications to employees are timely.
  • Provide ongoing process and audit reviews; serve as peer review lead to insure compliant fiscal safeguards.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification

  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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