NuVasive, Inc. Benefits Analyst in San Diego, California

Benefits Analyst

US, US, CA - San Diego

Minimum Level of Education Required:Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel:Up to 10%

Location:CA - San Diego

Ref#:17121

Job Description

Summary Statement:

Administers and communicates the company's benefits program in regard to plan options, policy features, enrollment and other requirements. Assist in the administration and maintenance of corporate benefits programs; monitor, research and perform quantitative analyses on current processes, trends and compliance requirements relative to benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

Administration of global health and welfare benefit programs.

Reconciliations of all benefits programs between HRIS/Payroll system and vendors on premiums and eligibility

Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes, claims issues and other general inquiries.

Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and works closely with the leave administrator.

Effectively interprets FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities.

Assure company compliance with provisions of Employee Retirement Income Security Act, Affordable Care Act along with federal and state agencies requirements.

Processes and administers all workers compensation injury claims and reporting requirements with worker’s compensation vendor.

Processes and administers all benefit appeals requests and reporting requirements.

Assists with the open enrollment process.

Provides necessary benefit–related reports as needed.

Resolves benefits enrollment technology platform and call center issues with vendor.

Prepares benefit and wellness-related communications.

Tracks budget.

Creates and/or updates policies and procedures as needed.

Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by leadership.

Additional Responsibilities/Requirements:

Perform duties in compliance with applicable FDA and state regulations as well as standards including, but not limited to, ISO 13485.

Nature and Scope:

Applies principles, concepts, practices and standards of a professional field to complete a variety of on-going assignments and projects.

Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.

Works on problems of moderate scope; exercises judgment and independently identifies next steps.

Analyzes quantitative information and applies professional judgment to resolve a variety of moderately complex problems.

Builds productive internal/external relationships; actively represents area in inter-departmental projects.

Impacts team effectiveness through the quality of own work and potentially the work of others.

Basic Qualifications

Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Two years' experience in HR benefits administration.

Strong experience with MS Office products, particularly Excel is required.

Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive personnel data required.

Preferred Qualifications

HRIS or other related mainframe systems is strongly preferred. Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements affecting employee benefit programs including ERISA. COBRA, FMLA, ADA, Section 125, Social Security and DOL requirements; knowledge of operations, services and activities of a comprehensive employee benefit program; solid understanding of employee benefits including administrative, legal and financial issues relating to health, welfare and retirement plans; ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing with employees, vendors and coworkers; capable of managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously without compromising quality.

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

About NuVasive

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.

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NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

Nuvasive is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who requires reasonable accommodation to complete any part of our application process, including the use of this website, please contact us at careers@nuvasive.com.