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Career opportunities at Methodist Health System


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Dallas,  TX 75203
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DALLAS, TX, 75265-5999
Full-time · Day · 8:00/5:00
Req # 20060052

Job Summary:

  • Employee with no patient impact
  • FSLA; Exempt
  • Job Purpose: Completes, analyzes, audits, and reports data including employee plan financials for strategic benefits planning and evaluation. Provides benefit plan interpretation, guidance and counsel to employees, HRIS representatives, and managers.
  • Supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of Methodist Health System
  • Reports to Manger Employee Benefits


  • BS in Human Resources or Business Administration

Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)

  • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification strongly encouraged

Related Work Experience and Other Skills

  • Three to Five years’ experience administering health and welfare benefits
  • Experience with ERP system transactions processing
  • Held position demonstrating ability to operate with minimal supervision and exercising independent judgment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and etc. Advanced proficiency required working in Excel
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all matters and promote teamwork and professionalism in intra/interdepartmental relationships and interactions with internal/external customers


Job Roles

  • Serve as Health and Welfare benefit plans expert for associates; researching and resolving coverage issues for associates. Handles escalated unresolved issues rom benefit team representatives- demonstrating professional, tactful, and timely conflict resolution skills promoting professional behaviors, including courteous actions. Listens effectively in an effort to gain understanding before responding to the needs presented.
  • Provides training to new benefit staff members for Lawson, ESS, and benefit vendor systems as needed and approved by Manager/Director.
  • Audits EDI files bi-weekly and functions as the point of contact for vendors’ Error Reports; working each report to ensure accuracy in both the vendor’s systems and MHS’ HRIS system and works closely with ERP and IT ensure data quality and identifies system, data and procedural problems and escalates as required.
  • I charge of bi-weekly system audits ensuring associates and their qualified dependents have appropriate coverages
  • Produces and manages reporting metrics and analytics for all benefit plans other that Leave of Absence, Retirement, and Tuition Reimbursement and provides to the Manager for review
  • Assists in identifying system, data and procedural problems and escalates as required
  • Will serve as the backup presenter for New Hire Orientation and Ben Fund Coordinator
  • Assists with benefit testing for Annual Open Enrollment and any automation changes to the HRIS system
  • Other duties as assigned




Additional Information:

Methodist Health System is a highly revered, leading nonprofit healthcare organization in Dallas, Texas. Named on of the fastest-growing health systems in America by Modern Healthcare, Methodist will soon include 11 hospitals, either through ownership or affiliation. Our wholly owned and full-service hospitals include Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers; Methodist Richardson -- Campus for Continuing Care; and, opening fall 2020 Methodist Midlothian Medical Center.  Our affiliated physician organization is Methodist Medical Group, which includes more than 50 healthcare clinics, two concierge medicine clinics, an urgent care clinic and a virtual care platform known as MethodistNOW. At Methodist, we strive to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve -- one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups.  Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we've earned:

  • Magnet® designations for Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson
  • A Best Place to Work 15 years straight by the Dallas Business Journal
  • A 150 Great Places to Work in Health care nine years in a row by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Military Friendly Employer
  • One of three 2019 Top Healthcare Diversity Organizations in the U.S.
  • Ranked No. 2 on DiversityInc's List of Top Hospitals and Health Systems in America, 2018
  • First member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Texas, since 2015

Our Care Commitments

  • Take Care of Patients
  • Take Care of Each Other
  • Take Care of Ourselves
  • Take Care of Methodist

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