About Our Organization
Partners HealthCare is an integrated health care system founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to its two academic medical centers, the Partners system includes community and specialty hospitals, community health centers, a physician network, home health and long-term care services, and other health-related entities. Partners is one of the nation's leading biomedical research organizations and a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Partners HealthCare is a not-profit organization. We have opportunities in Finance, Information Systems, Human Resources, and many other areas that work behind the scenes in support of the Partners mission.
The Leave of Absence Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and administration of the leave of absence process for employees. Responsibilities include interpreting policies and instructing employees and managers on proper process/procedure, maintaining records and reports related to leaves, and maintaining communication to all involved in process across the Partners Healthcare System.
- Provide guidance in interpreting leave policies, Federal and State leave laws, & leaves covered under a collective bargaining agreement for employees, Managers and HR Generalists. • Provide instruction to employees, Department Managers and HR Generalists on appropriate procedure for leaves. • Work closely with Occupational Health staff on status of leaves. • Process leaves in PeopleSoft system. • Develop and send applicable letters to employees detailing the status of their leave application and leave implications (pay, benefits, return to work, etc.). • Maintain accurate records of employees on leaves. • Instruct timekeepers on appropriate time reporting during leaves utilizing applicable policies. • Create monthly reports on leave trends including current leaves, returns from leaves and leave volume processed. • Communicate with customers and provide timely follow-up to questions, concerns and issues. • Develop and maintain leave materials for managers and employees using printed and online mechanisms. • Provide information on the process to HR staff using online materials. • Provide back-up support to benefit staff leave coordinators during busy seasons, vacations and other times as requested. • Work closely with HR Generalists and Employee/Labor Relations on various leave issues and concerns • Support Annual Open Enrollment • Participate in various leave and benefit projects as assigned.
- Bachelors Degree preferred, with a concentration in Human Resources or related field preferred. • 3-5 years of intensive benefit experience, preferably benefit specialist or human resource generalist experience.
Partners HealthCare System offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a choice of six medical plans, two dental plans, prescription drug and vision coverage, generous Paid Time Off, disability coverage, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement.
- Thorough knowledge of benefits including Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability and Workers Compensation • In-depth knowledge of Family Medical Leave Act, other applicable laws, hospital leave policies, as well as leaves covered under collective bargaining agreements. • Ability to manage and coordinate complex processes. • Ability to connect both technical and process implications to pay and benefits. • Strong customer service, communication and organizational skills. • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and management. • Strong computer skills with knowledge of MS Office applications including database and web based systems. PeopleSoft and Microsoft Access skills preferred.
Partners HealthCare System - 13 months ago
Partners HealthCare, located in Boston, is an integrated health system founded by Brigham and Women`s Hospital and Massachusetts General...