Benefits Consultant II

Join on the heart-warming journey with a team that is a top leader in the rehabilitation industry

Encompass Health is the leader in inpatient rehabilitation industry, you'll feel the Encompass Health as soon as you join. We collaborate and provide high-quality, compassionate, individualized care for our patients, allowing us time to get to know them and help them achieve their goals during their rehabilitation journey.

Position Purpose

The Benefits Consultant II is responsible for planning, organizing, and administering the benefit plans in such a manner as to assist in supporting the overall retention of employees. The Benefits Consultant II collaborates and assist with projects with benefit carriers, external department, and the HRD's to implement new programs and develop best practices. The Benefits Consultant II is responsible for creating an environment and culture that enables the hospital's management to fulfil its mission

Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Provides guidance, training, and support to HRDs.
  • Helps others understand and implement benefit plans, programs, and various incentives.
  • Interprets and enforces federal regulations - ERISA, FMLA, COBRA and Health Care Reform
  • Provides support and assistance in the retention of existing employees.
  • Initiates funding of millions of dollars to carriers for claims, premiums, and 401(k) contributions.
  • Maintains accurate benefits records in the corporate recordkeeping system.
  • Assists in meeting personal or departmental goals or deadlines.
  • Participates in annual enrollment process and performs activities assigned.
  • Educates HRD as well as employees on enrollment process and plan or policy changes.
  • Completes special projects and other duties as requested to support needs of organization.


License or Certification:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 3-5 years of HR/Benefits related experience preferred.
  • HRIS experience required. Peoplesoft experience preferred.

A little about us

We're confident you'll see the difference the moment you join our team. Working at Encompass Health means working with a growing national inpatient rehabilitation leader. We're proud of our career growth opportunities and how our team members work together for the greater good of our patients. We've been named one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" and a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work ForĀ® Award, among others, which is pretty amazing.

Our benefits start day one

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans for full-time and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that accrues over time.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.
  • A community of people who love what they do. Yes, we see that as a benefit.

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Birmingham, Alabama


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