Benefits Specialist I

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    Columbia, MD, 21046
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    Human Resources, Headquarters
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    Full Time
The Benefits Specialist assists the Benefits Team in the day-to-day administration of the Company’s
various employee benefits programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Answers general inquiries and provides a high level of customer service to employees regarding benefits and LOA procedures, policies, eligibility rules and regulations
  • Keeps abreast of the Company’s benefits, including policies, eligibility rules, and general regulations
  • Assists with the administration of all health and welfare benefit programs, Leave of Absence administration, and other various benefit programs
  • Proactively identifies and implements workable solutions to issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • College degree or equivalent experience in related departments
  • At least two (2) years of benefits administration experience preferred
  • Proven knowledge of HRIS systems, preferably ADP
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office, required
  • Working knowledge of federal and state laws pertaining to Human Resources/Benefits
  • Ability to keep sensitive employee information confidential
  • Ability to work as an effective team member, including establishing and maintaining positive, professional business relationships with other departments and branch offices
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently within a fast-paced environment
  • Possess a high level of initiative and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision-making
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • ADP Enterprise experience a plus
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills
  • Computer proficiency required
Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Group, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
**CO Specific Benefits: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Health Advocacy (company paid if enrolled Medical), Health Advocate Employee Assistance Program, Health Savings Account , 401(k), 401(k) Company Match, Profit Sharing, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Primary Caregiver Leave, Parental Leave, Life and Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Voluntary Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Hospital Expense Protection Plan, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Home and Auto Insurance, Pet Insurance, Transportation Benefits, CommonBond, Educational Assistance Program, College Partnership Program, Paid Time Off/Company Holidays

About Maxim Healthcare Group
Maxim Healthcare Group has been making a difference in the lives of our patients, caregivers, and employees for more than 30 years. Our nationwide suite of services includes home healthcare, companion and behavioral care, healthcare staffing, and workforce solutions. Maxim’s commitment to customer service, compassionate patient care, and filling critical staffing needs makes us a trusted partner wherever healthcare is needed.  

Maxim Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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