Nov 11, 2019

Human Resources Benefits Leave Coordinator

  • Merakey
  • 350 Sentry Pkwy, Blue Bell, PA 19422, USA
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Job Description

Merakey is seeking a Benefits Leave Coordinator to join our Human Resources team in our Blue Bell, PA Location.

POSITION OVERVIEW   The Benefits Leave Coordinator serves as the subject matter expert for leave administration in alignment and under the general direction and guidance of HR leadership and the legal department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
  • Interprets and administers leave programs and policies in accordance with the applicable federal and state employment laws (FMLA, ADA, USERRA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, etc.). .
  • Administers all aspects of leave. Provides extensive case management and coordinates administrative aspects of the cases and claims.
  • Works with third party administrator as needed for approval and/or denial of leave cases based on relevant medical information. Coordinates and organizes all medical information if needed and ensures that HIPAA and Employee Privacy guidelines are closely monitored and effectively executed. .
  • Manages all administrative aspects of leaves to include tracking hours used/taken with special attention to intermittent leaves. Works with managers when needed to ensure that pay for associates is accurate and correct.
  • Works closely with associates to ensure that all relevant completed medical documentation is submitted for timely review. Maintains appropriate contact with all associates on leave and coordinates all aspects of return to work for associates on leave.
  • Produces and manages reporting metrics and analytics for all leave cases. Presents reports as requested.
  • Partners closely with all HR business partners and workers' compensation manager on all leave cases. Meets regularly with ERM to review claims' status and develops strategies for resolution. Meets regularly to review the status of cases/claims and develops legally sound strategies for a mutually beneficial resolution.
  • Manages STD/LTD programs and vendor relationships. Ensures that STD claims are coordinated with FMLA or general medical cases. Works with third party disability vendor to supply all relevant employer information needed to process claims.
  • Assists in the creation and facilitation of leave administration training programs
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or required.
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive Compensation Plans
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)
  • Marketplace Savings Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Programs
  • 24-Hour Nurse Hotline
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)
  • Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services


Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.

We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.

We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.

With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan, Texas, California, and Tennessee.

For more information on Merakey and our various divisions, please visit:

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer!


Requisition # 49948 

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