Total Rewards Consultant – Benefits | Human Resources | Remote Opportunity Available

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 22_1724


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COVID Vaccination Statement

Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range




(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

It starts with heart. That is what you will do each day. As a Total Rewards Consultant with Monument Health, you are an integral part of the HR department. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and— most importantly— a life-changing career. You will make a difference. Every day.

You will be responsible for helping manage and administer the benefit programs as well as determining the appropriate communication strategy on changes or enhancements to these programs. We are looking for someone with experience in researching, analyzing and administering healthcare and wellness plans that range from medical and dental to disability and family leave. The Total Rewards Consultant – Benefits will have strong customer service skills and passion for leading change to ensure Monument Health provides best in class benefit programs.

Monument Health is located in an outdoor paradise surrounded by mountains, lakes and national forests. Access to outdoor activities such as hiking, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, boating, water skiing, fishing and so much more makes this area an ideal place to live and work! Rapid City, South Dakota has a small-town atmosphere with access to amenities such as a regional airport and a variety of shopping and dining choices year around!
Our vision at Monument Health is to be one team, to listen, to be inclusive, and to show we care. To do the right thing. Every time. If you share this philosophy, we hope you’ll join us.

Monument Health hires remote workers in these states: Wyoming, Texas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, and South Dakota.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

• Designs, develops and implements corporate compensation programs, policies and procedures. Responsible for reviewing programs, benchmarking and suggesting modifications and ensuring achievement of a competitive market position and other goals identified by the organization.
• Lead the development, and implementation, and maintenance of Monument Health’s compensation programs (base, premium, commission, etc.)
• Oversee compensation benchmarking process for all positions to ensure employees are appropriately placed within their departments.
• Review internal structure of job titles and salaries. Make recommendations for improvements and consistency as appropriate.
• Develop internal career ladders to show examples of career progression and aid in employee development discussions.
• Recommend and manage annual salary adjustments, by collecting market data (general, industry specific, geographic), modeling budget proposals and facilitating the acceptance of the overall costs, principles, and impact of proposed changes with leadership
• Create and facilitate manager training on how to make determine and communicate compensation decisions to for employment wage offers and employees’ annual adjustments.

• Identify, investigate, and react to sudden or unexpected changes in the labor market for individual positions, departments or service lines. Consults with internal partners on situations in which customized solutions (e.g., retention, competitive offers) may be necessary.
• Perform analysis of compensation-related issues within aligned business, such as market pricing / grading of exempt and nonexempt positions, organization design, design and administration of short-term incentives, to ensure consistent and equitable establishment across the system.

• Conducts job evaluations and develops and documents job description requirements and conducts internal and external job content analysis to assign appropriate job titles and determine relative pay level/grade.

• Provide advice and creative solutions for complex compensation issues.

• Contributes to long-term strategy for benefits by continuously evaluating benefit plans to ensure they are cost effective, competitive, and meet the needs of both the organization and employees.

Provide support in determining benefits strategy and continuously evaluate all benefits plans to ensure they are cost effective, competitive, and meet the needs of both the organization and employees.

• Partner with data analytics vendor to evaluate, analyze and manage healthcare costs.
• Analyze and project costs for all benefit programs. Use analysis in determining recommendations for changes or enhancements to benefit plans and design.
• Ensure administration of all employee benefit programs, including medical, dental, vision, FSA, life, disability, 403(b), and other programs are managed appropriately.  Ensure vendors are held accountable to expectations including but not limited to performance negotiations, contract provisions, operations and service delivery issues, and continuous improvement program provisions.
• Determine appropriate communication strategy to educate employees on benefit programs, and changes and/or enhancements. Education should ensure employees understand benefits and available resources.
• Manage all Federal, state, and local compliance, filings, reports, and audits related to the administration of employee benefit programs, including ERISA. Ensure all plan documents and Summary Plan Descriptions are complete and updated, 5500 Filings are filed accurately and in a timely manner, discrimination testing has been conducted, and oversee annual plan audits.
• Active participant in benefits-related annual budget preparation and continuous tracking of all benefit-related expenses
• Serves as an escalation resource for employees on all employee benefit issues.
• Leverage HR technologies to streamline benefits process.

Additional Requirements

Education - Bachelors degree in Business Administration Management, Marketing, Human Resources, or Public Relations

Experience - 1+ years of Finance Experience; 1+ years of Healthcare Experience; 3+ years of Compensation Experience
Certification - Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) - WorldatWork

Physical Requirements:
Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

Job Category

Human Resources

Job Family

Total Rewards


CS Human Resources

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Employee Type


15 Corporate Services Division

Make a differenceEvery day.

Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.