Leave Management Specialist Yakima Administration - Human Resources Full-time, 40 hrs/wk, Exempt This position is located in Yakima, Washington. We are interested in all qualified candidates, including those outside the area who are open to relocating to the Yakima Valley. Relocation allowance is available.
Are you an HR professional with at least three years of experience in leave of absence administration including workers' compensation? Are you great at building relationships and collaborating with colleagues and internal clients? Do you take pride in delivering exceptional customer service in everything you do? Are you interested in using your skills and experience in a non-profit healthcare organization that makes a difference in the lives of underserved populations? If you answered Yes to these questions, then we have a great opportunity for you!
What We're Looking For:
An HR professional with proven experience in leave management including but not limited to FMLA, Non-FMLA, USERRA, workers' compensation, and disability programs.
Someone who is well-versed in all areas of employment law relevant to leave management and related programs.
Someone who highly values integrity to maintain confidence and protect private employee information.
A clear communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to handle stress and calmly deal with issues that arise. Maintain a logical, methodical approach to problem-solving with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
A warm and approachable person who will build positive relationships with staff at all levels of the organization from entry-level to chiefs, and create partnerships and work in cooperation with other HR team leaders and staff.
A self-starter, able to work independently with a proactive approach to completing projects and resolving issues, but also capable of working collaboratively with others when needed.
A strategic thinker who looks for opportunities to improve processes and motivate change.
Good time-management and organizational skills, ability to recognize problems and identify solutions with a sense of urgency and a focus on outcomes and meeting deadlines.
Experience in non-profit, healthcare, and/or with a multi-state, multi-location organization is preferred but not required.
What You'll Do:
Coordinate leaves with Safety, Human Resources, and Payroll, working with HR Business Partners, third party administrators, and management staff, ensuring accuracy of employee leave information and compliance with federal and state leave laws and regulations.
Help coordinate employees' benefits while on leave, including paid/unpaid leave, health benefits, dependent coverage, etc., and the return to work process.
Handle all workers compensation claims from inception to closure, assisting Quality and Risk department in required accident investigations.
In conjunction with the Quality department, develop and maintain reporting, investigation, and correction processes to comply with code and corporate risk management requirements.
Complete required OSHA reports and surveys for all YVFWC sites and works with Human Resources Business Partners to distribute required annual postings.
Review and process ADA requests in an interactive process, documenting the steps taken and ensuring the correct individuals are involved in a determination on all accommodation requests, and run the ergonomics program.
Review, recommend, and implement revisions to YVFWC leave, ADA, Workers' Compensation, and other applicable policies to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
Conduct training for HR staff and supervisors in the areas of leaves of absence, workers compensation, ADA, and other topics as requested by the Senior HR Manager.
What We Offer:
Rewarding work with competitive pay.
Best-in-class benefits package: 100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off (20 days per year for full time positions), paid holidays, and more.
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field. Related applicable experience may substitute for required education.
At least 3 years' experience in leave of absence administration including worker's compensation claim administration experience.
Current driver's license and proof of auto liability insurance coverage.
Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) or Certified Benefit Professional preferred but not required.
We serve more than 149,000 across 24 medical clinics, 12 dental clinics, 8 pharmacies, and 59 program sites in Washington State and Oregon. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC's patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.
The Pacific Northwest
Working at Farm Workers Clinic means living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. You will have the opportunity enjoy spectacular wilderness areas, scenic ocean beaches and crystal-clear lakes and rivers. Because of the Cascade mountain range, the Northwest has two distinct climates: The west side is lush and green. Eastern Washington and Oregon, shielded from the rain-filled clouds by the high mountains, tend to be sunny and arid.
The two climates enable farms and orchards to produce a bounty of different fruits, berries and vegetables. And with 22 appellations, Washington and Oregon are also celebrated for their world-class wines. No matter where you live in the Pacific Northwest, you will be within an easy drive to a thriving metropolitan area, offering fine shopping, theatres, museums and galleries. The area also boasts progressive public and private schools and world-class universities.
Working at YVFWC
Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.
At Farm Workers Clinic:
We will consistently trust one another to work for the common good.
We will foster integrity by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
We will demonstrate transparency by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
We will create partnerships to strengthen ourselves and our community.
We will fight for just treatment for all individuals.
We will let joy in.
We have the courage to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.