Assists in the administration of the hospital wage and salary program, researches compensation practices internal and external to the organization for further analysis, and assists in the development of compensation recommendations.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Assists in the administration of wage/salary policies and procedures.
- Analyzes all job descriptions and performance evaluations for policy and legislative compliance.
- Maintains performance evaluation system – dictionaries, templates, schedules, notifications, etc.
- Conducts wage and salary surveys and other studies such as hiring and merit increase average as required.
- Avoids legal challenges by understanding and enforcing current legislation.
- Participates in outside salary surveys as requested from other organizations.
- Prepares salary survey and market analyses.
- Participates in the preparation of the annual payroll budget process.
- Participates in on-going process improvement assessments related to pay plans, system program compatibility and trouble-shooting.
- Prepares thorough cost analysis for adjustments to pay grades and assists with market adjustment proposals.
- Uses critical thinking skills to investigate employee and/or management complaints with wages or other salary issues and determines solution options.
- Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications and maintaining professional networks.
- Calculates/requests incentive pay and other special payment needs.
- Regularly conducts payroll audits to insure pay according to policy.
- Maintains performance, patient and employee satisfaction and financial standards as outlined in the performance evaluation.
- Performs compliance requirements as outlined in the Employee Handbook
- Must adhere to the DCH Behavioral Standards including creating positive relationships with patients/families, coworkers, colleagues and with self.
- Requires use of electronic mail, time and attendance software, learning management software and intranet.
- Must adhere to all DCH Health System policies and procedures.
- All other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
B.S. degree required, preferably in business. Three years professional experience in compensation/payroll field preferred. Excellent mathematical skills required. Must have the ability to apply logic and statistics to analyze and recognize trends. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Must be able to read, write legibly, speak, and comprehend English.
Physical presence onsite is essential. Sedentary Work (see Physical Demand Definitions from the Dictionary of Occupational Titles (Department of Labor)). Ability to lift and carry objects of up to 15 lbs. Good manual and finger dexterity. Hearing and vision must be normal or corrected to within normal range. Able to perform the duties with or without reasonable accommodation.
Frequent contact with others: deals with internal and external customers, face-to-face discussions, email and telephone communications. Possible dealings with unpleasant or angry people, public speaking, and conflict situations/resolution.