Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!
We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.
Responsible for administration of employee benefit programs. Plans, develops and implements new and revised benefit programs, policies and procedures to ensure that Lexington Medical Center remains market competitive and is responsive to the company’s goals and strategic initiatives. Assures compliance with all local, state and federal regulations. Oversees and manages Human Resources Support Services (HRSS) function.
Administer, direct and review employee health and welfare benefit programs including retirement plans, life insurance plans, health and dental insurance plans, disability plans, leave administration.
Evaluates existing company benefits with those of other employers in the industry and community to ensure market competitive position. Plans, develops and participates in industry surveys. Analyzes results of surveys and develops specific recommendations for review by senior leadership.
Develops census data and solicits insurance companies for quotes. Evaluates quotes and makes recommendations to leadership. Develops company cost information for new plans and makes recommendations to leadership concerning sharing of cost between employer and employee.
Installs approved new plans and changes by preparing announcement material, booklets, and other media for communicating new plans to employees. Conducts employee meetings and coordinates enrollment of employees. Conducts employee benefit seminars. Revises and reissues all benefit communication material as needed.
Prepares and executes, with legal consultation, required benefit documentation.
Assures company compliance with all local, state and federal regulations, such as IRS, Department of Labor, insurance commissioners and other regulatory agencies. Keeps abreast of new and proposed state and federal laws pertaining to benefits and reports necessary or suggested changes to leadership.
Assures that existing and new benefit programs are adaptable to standardized computer and reporting systems. Develops benefit information and statistical and census data for actuaries, insurances carriers and management.
Handles benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable and courteous resolution. Maintains contact in person, and by phone, mail with insurance companies, employees and beneficiaries to ensure proper and complete utilization of benefits for all employees.
Prepares and monitors budget for benefit plans.
Plan, direct, supervise and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff. Develops skills and abilities of those under his/her direction.
Duties & Responsibilities
Develop and oversee integrated Absence Management Program to include short-term disability, long-term disability, FMLA and Worker’s Compensation.
Oversee administration of tuition assistance and scholarship programs
Oversee administration of flexible spending accounts.
Conducts presentations, as needed for LMC benefit programs including benefit highlights at Physician meetings, new hire orientations, etc.
Partners with Recruitment and Administration to promote or ‘sell’ LMC benefit programs to VIP candidates.
Oversees the administration of the HRSS team to ensure proper process procedures. Oversees administration of unemployment and subpoena processes
Supports HRSS team in recommended workflow processing improvements and data integrity within Human Resources.
Performs all other duties as assigned
We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:
Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits
Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one. LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary
LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
Student loan forgiveness
Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.
Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Human Resources or related field. Minimum Years of Experience: 3 Years of experience in a supervisory role. Substitutable Education & Experience: None. Required Certifications/Licensure: None. Required Training: Identifiable strengths in the functional and legal components of employee benefits; Demonstrated knowledge of HRIS.
Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019 and 2022!We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.