Insurance Benefits Technician Jobs Vacancy in Poway Unified School District San Diego
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Insurance Benefits Technician Jobs Vacancy in Poway Unified School District San Diego Jobs Details:
A scored training and experience evaluation will be conducted by subject matter experts.
Those candidates who achieve a passing score will be invited to participate in a
Written Examination, tentatively scheduled for Friday, January 11, 2019
Candidates who pass the Written Examination will be invited to an
Oral Examination/Interview, tentatively scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2019.
Final Selection Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of January 21st
Under the supervision of an assigned Director and work direction of the Insurance Benefits Specialist, independently perform duties to support the insurance benefits programs, providing information and guidance to employees and retirees through every phase of the benefit process; serve as a liaison between employees and insurance company representatives and agents; organize, maintain and distribute information, procedures and forms regarding insurance benefits programs provided by the District for employees; enroll qualified participants.
Examples of Duties: Process new and current employees for enrollment into all health care benefits; make dependent changes or other status changes to benefits coverage in multiple systems; orient employees regarding programs and coverage. E
Respond to inquiries from employees, retirees, and carriers for a variety of subjects, including, but not limited to benefits coverage, eligibility, and claims procedures. E
Support the Open Enrollment process by ordering materials for insurance packets; train and supervise temporary clerical and student workers in the process of collating open enrollment materials. Coordinate the distribution of time sensitive open enrollment materials to sites; mail information to COBRA, Board, and Leave of Absence members. Coordinate PUSD site locations and Health Care vendors for open enrollment Help Centers, as needed. E
Counsel retirees and employees entitled to Medicare regarding navigation of enrollment and opportunity to remain on District plans. Prepare correspondence to retirees and leave of absence employees; change enrollments to appropriate plans and provide annual, semi-annual or quarterly billings as required; collect, post and process all retiree and LOA payments quarterly; prepare deposits for Finance. E
Evaluate employee requests for enrollment in voluntary life insurance/AD&D plans; process enrollments when appropriate; enter into database; complete changes in payroll system; communicate status to employees. E
Process life insurance claims; serve as a liaison between the family of the deceased and the life insurance company; assure proper paperwork is completed; mail appropriate forms. E
Prepare invoices of insurance costs for retirees, persons on COBRA status, and persons on unpaid leave. E
Prepare, process, and distribute COBRA notifications, forms and/or correspondence to eligible employees or dependents experiencing a loss of benefits; provide information regarding eligibility for continued coverage and periodic premium changes; provide monthly payment coupons to individuals extending coverage. E
Make changes in the computer as necessary for all benefit areas; notify carrier and employee, and send verification letters and reports to employees. E
Process enrollments, correct participant coverage, demographic details in self-insured pharmacy module, order pharmacy cards as required. E
Serve as an informational resource to District Personnel, Directors and Associate Superintendents; provide information concerning District policies, procedures and negotiated agreements. E
Interpret the various Bargaining Unit contracts for active employees and retirees regarding Health and Welfare policies and procedures with direction of Benefits Specialist. E
Assist in monitoring flexible spending accounts including Medical and Dependent Care; audit accounts as necessary. E
Assist in the preparation and maintenance of a variety of records and reports related to insurance benefit information and employees. E
Attend a variety of meetings including in the District Insurance Committee Meetings.
Operate a variety of office equipment including computer, printer, telephone, calculator, scanner and FAX machine. E
Perform related duties as assigned.
Typical Qualifications: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and two years progressively responsible experience in a health care, health insurance or related human resources position.
Supplemental Information: KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
District policies and procedures relating to bargaining unit agreements.
Various health and life insurance plans, coverage and exclusions.
Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
Operation of a computer and applicable software.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Oral and written communication skills.
Explain health plan coverage to employees.
Maintain accurate records and files.
Prepare correspondence to active employees regarding COBRA, and retirement or leave of absence benefits.
Work with a team.
Take direction from a supervisor.
Deal with employees and related dependents in stressful situations.
Follow work rules.
Respond to requests and inquiries from District employees.
Work collaboratively with employees, insurance carriers, and others.
Interpret, apply and explain applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations.
Assemble, organize and prepare data for records and reports.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Type or input data at an acceptable rate of speed.
Maintain confidentiality of sensitive and privileged information.
Determine appropriate action within clearly defined guidelines.
Operate a computer terminal.
The Insurance Benefits Technician independently performs duties to support the insurance benefits programs, providing information and guidance to employees and retirees through every phase of the benefit process. The Insurance Benefits Specialist provides work direction to the Insurance Benefits Technician and performs a wide range of complex and highly technical and analytical duties as they relate to benefit programs. Additionally, the Insurance Benefits Specialist provides input to the negotiation process with bargaining units. The Insurance Benefits Assistant is the entry level of the series, receiving training to learn rules, laws, policies and procedures associated with the group employee benefit programs.