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Benefits Analyst in Mechanicsville, VA at Owens & Minor, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description

WeProvide Solutions to Help Healthcare Work. Better.

 Are you ready to be a part of the Solution?

 Established in 1882, Owens & Minor is aFortune 300 company with 50+ facilities across the US and 18,000 teammates inover 90 countries. We are a leading provider of healthcare solutions, ensuringthat hospitals and healthcare providers are able to offer the best care totheir patients through supply chain and point-of-care services.

 We believe that our success starts with ourteammates and we offer a variety of benefits.

  •  Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day
  • 401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employment
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Interested? Connect with our recruiter on LinkedIn!  https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexcnicholas/ 



POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for providing support to the Owens & Minor, Teammate Benefits program.  Compiles and maintains benefits records and documentation.  Informs and guides teammates on benefits matters regarding eligibility, coverage and provisions.  Responds to questions from teammates, beneficiaries and/or outside insurance consultants and brokers.  Advises teammates and management on the interpretation of benefit policies, programs and procedures.



ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.      Develops communications on procedures and provisions for health and welfare plans including, but not limited to:  medical, dental, vision, life insurance, managed disability, long and short-term disability, vacation, health care and dependent care spending accounts.

2.      Communicates provisions of benefit packages by way of benefit booklets, new teammate orientations and/or annual policy renewal meetings.

3.      Interprets benefit plan language and advises teammates regarding eligibility, coverage and claim procedures for the Company�s Health and Welfare programs.  

4.      Provides advice to supervisors and managers on methods and approaches to resolving employee benefits problems.

5.      Performs administrative work involved in the benefit functions and maintains related records.

6.      Verifies outside vendors� and insurance companies� invoices and submits them for approvals and payment.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

1.      Ability to travel up to 10%

2.       Performs additional duties as directed.



Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

�         Bachelor�s degree required.

�         Minimum, three (3) years of experience, required, in Benefits, Human Resources or a related disciplinary area, preferred.



KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

�         Knowledge of benefit plans (structure & design)

�         Strong analytical and problem solving ability

�         Strong skillset in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word). 

�         High comfort level with new systems and technology. 

�         Ability to multi-task, work independently and establish priorities; stay organized and exercise flexibility when working on multiple projects.

�         Ability to interact with staff at all levels of the company, cross-functional teams multiple departments on a daily basis

�         Ability to work as a team player with strong team collaboration

�         Strong written and verbal communication skills

�         Planning and organizational skills

�         Detail oriented

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