Fairview Health Services HR Processing Specialist in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Fairview Health Services is looking for a HR Processing Specialist for our corporate office located just outside of downtown Minneapolis. This is a full-time position working day hours, Monday thru Friday.

The Human Resources (HR) Processing Specialist is an advanced level processor in the areas of Employment Job Changes, Employee Data, Licensure, Accruals, Auditing, Rate Progression Increase processing, and Tuition Reimbursement. The HR Processing Specialist possesses advanced knowledge including, but not limited to, the processing of new hires, job transfers, terminations, salary changes, FTE changes, shift changes, demographic changes and recognizes the impacts all of these events trigger. The HR Processing Specialist is responsible for monitoring and maintaining current statuses of employee required credentials including, but not limited to, job required certifications and licensures. The HR Processing Specialist is a content expert of the Tuition Reimbursement defined benefit and reviews and processes or denies requests for educational, workshop and employer sponsored reimbursement payments. The HR Processing Specialist is responsible reviewing and approving or denying various other reimbursement processes including, but not limited to, Adoption Assistance and certification costs reimbursements. The HR Processing Specialist is responsible for understanding the complexities of the various employee accruals including, but not limited to, Paid Time Off, vacation, Night Shift Bonus, sick time, Medical Leave Bank, frozen banks, personal holidays, seniority and raise hours.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Auditing of new employee data and set-up for accuracy

  • Processes current employee employment changes including position numbers, job codes, salary rates, pay plans, appointments and demographic information

  • Processes departing employee events including voluntary and involuntary as well as severance events

  • Monitors for current licensure and job-required certification statuses

  • Coordinates and submits/denies employee requests for Tuition Reimbursement and various other educational reimbursement programs

  • Coordinates select employee group requests for reimbursement through nursing workshops

  • Coordinates documentation submission, evaluation and approval of nursing certification achievements and bonus payments

  • Coordinates and/or maintains expert knowledge of select employee group requests for reimbursement of adoption

  • Maintains knowledge of accrual plans offered to employees including CME, PTO, PPTO, Vacation, Sick, Medical Leave Bank, Personal Holidays, Raise Hours, Night Shift Bonus, frozen plans and Seniority Hours

  • Audits accruals when requested and change balances as driven by audit results or processing errors


Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years in Human Resources or applicable vocation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or applicable field

Other Required Skills

  • Experience in directly managing customer needs

  • A positive attitude and ability to interact professionally including excellent listening and communication skills.

  • Advanced problem-solving skills.

  • Keyboard skills and ability to use PC applications such as MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Detail oriented with an ability to function well in stressful situations.

  • Ability to handle a large volume of work with accuracy.

  • Ability to multitask when communicating with employees or managers regarding issues while navigating multiple monitors and systems simultaneously

  • Organizational skills and ability to track required follow-up on problems

  • Experience with gathering statistical metrics, identifying trends, and reporting such metrics

  • Ability to work on computer for long periods.

Desired Skills

  • Experience in the Health Care industry

  • Lawson/Infor system experience

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-28833

Profession Non-Clinical Professional

Speciality Accounting/Finance/Human Resources

Location Fairview offices at 2020 Minnehaha

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Payroll