Sr. Compensation Consultant
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Compensation Consultant provides advanced level consultation, guidance and direction of compensation to human resources professionals, institutional leadership and customers. Assists in the design, development and/or implementation of compensation programs, policies and practices. Ensures all compensation programs are compliant with federal and state applicable laws and meeting organizational business objectives, and provides support for key components/activities of the compensation program, development and administration.
TYPICAL DUTIES THAT MAY BE PERFORMED
2. Provides advanced guidance and counseling to HR professionals and defined customer groups on Compensation and Employee Performance functions/initiatives. Functions include, but not limited to, the following: advise on creation of job descriptions, analyze and evaluate jobs, assign job codes, maintain job attributes in PeopleSoft (PS), manage employee performance process, submit/process position and salary changes.
3. Participates and completes assigned surveys on or before survey deadline, maintains documentation related to survey input, maintains results on shared compensation drive, and ensures survey payments are processed as required. Maintains job match list for benchmark analysis, and reviews periodically.
4. Provides data analysis related to market, internal equity and trends. Performs costing analyses and responds to inquiries relating to compensation issues. Maintains appropriate documentation of issues involved and any recommendations made. Presents compensation recommendations, training sessions, or presentations as requested.
5. Participates in the annual market review process to include data review, running regression analyses, structure movement and market recommendations based on vendor surveys and market pricing tools. Ensures that all compensation programs/practices are in compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements and agencies, as well as health system compliance. Designs and implements corrective action where appropriate, while maximizing Harris Health's internal operating efficiencies.
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.