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Open Enrollment Benefit Specialist

We Are Hiring

Open Enrollment Benefit Specialist - TEMPORARY

Human Resources Shared Services

Full-Time, Days, Temporary- Will last through late Fall or into January

4040 Vincennes Circle - HR Shared Services- Indianapolis,IN

*****Come join our Benefit team as a temporary associate to help support Open Enrollment for Ascension! Start dates are around the corner so apply today! 

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Open Enrollment Benefit Specialist, you will have the opportunity to provide analytical and technical support in the delivery of benefit programs to associates, carriers and third-party administrators.


  • Administers benefit programs including new hire enrollments, life event changes, eligibility, deductions, and claim adjudication.
  • Updates and/or corrects associate benefit data in both internal and carrier information systems.
  • Coordinates annual enrollment activities for the organization, including the development of enrollment packages.
  • Manages associate data including auditing and consolidating elections, verifying associate eligibility, sending required files to third-party administrators for enrollment, providing confirmation statements to associates, and reconciling enrollments with carrier invoices.
  • Compiles statistics used to evaluate benefits strategy effectiveness, processes and maintains documentation, and enters ad-hoc payment requests for tuition reimbursement.
  • Communicates with associates to clarify the policy, eligibility criteria, and other program elements providing customer service to ensure achievement of Service Level Agreement objectives.

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma or GED required


  • Benefit or HR experience is a plus but not required
  • Experience working in customer service is strongly preferred or a call center environment and comfortable with technology

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 

Job ID: 407830
Category: Human Resources
Ministry: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis, IN

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