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Providence Health & Services Senior Compensation Consultant PSJH *100% remote, most states eligible* in Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Senior Compensation Consultant PSJH. This position may be worked remotely and candidates from most states are eligible.

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We are seeking a Senior Compensation Consultant PSJH to be instrumental in the development and ongoing administration, design, analysis and implementation of various Providence St. Joseph Health compensation programs, including pay for performance, salary structure design and modeling, complex costing scenarios and incentive plans. Perform research, analysis and evaluation of current and proposed compensation plans. Ensure pay structures are competitive, equitable and cost effective. Conduct job analysis, market analysis, pay and classification reviews. Develop compensation recommendations and costing. Interpret regulatory guidelines and collective bargaining agreements for compensation related items. Assist in the development of internal policies/standards for compensation related programs. Conduct data collection and analysis for special projects. Encourage Human Resources, core leaders and others to take a strategic approach to solving compensation issues rather than a situational one. Provide guidance and information to leaders on compensation related issues. Act as mentor to other Compensation team members, serving as a resource as needed.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Analyze salary survey results to ensure current pay practices are cost effective and market competitive. Evaluates market and economic trends. Identifies variances and develops recommendations. Analyzes costs of proposed recommendation.

  • Consult with core leaders and Human Resources on issues pertaining to all areas of compensation management. Handle issues with typically large scope, higher levels of complexity, sensitivity and/or visibility with the organization. Encourage others to take a strategic approach to solving compensation issues as opposed to simply responding to the current situation. Serve as a resource to explain compensation policy and systems. Provide training on compensation related programs. Act as a subject matter expert in areas of compensation practices.

  • Work collaboratively with HR and operations leaders on projects. May be asked to lead team or represent Compensation on system wide initiatives. Serve on committees as necessary as the compensation subject matter expert.

  • Work in collaboration with leadership to develop and implement uniform compensation practices (such as policies, procedures and guidelines), and in the design and implementation of training programs for core leaders and staff to help them understand the pay programs.

  • Conduct the job evaluation process, consults with HR partners and core leaders who are creating or revising positions to develop job descriptions that meet internal standards and that reflect actual essential functions and minimum requirements. Review job descriptions for content. May request revisions to clarify or enhance the quality and consistency.

  • Research market data and selects appropriate benchmarks. Analyze the position completely to determine its relationship to other positions with the Health System ensuring internal equity. Prepare cost analysis and pay grade recommendations. Maintain reports and summaries of results.

  • Coordinate with Payroll, HRIS and Talent Acquisition to ensure consistent administration of pay practices. Participate in audits to ensure adherence to compensation programs, policies, guidelines and regulatory requirements. Perform employee equity review and analysis as needed if concern of inequity is present. Adhere to facility and departmental confidentiality policies.

  • Participate in the design, development and implementation of new or alternative pay programs. Compiles data, performs impact analysis and makes recommendations to management.

  • Serve as a resource and consultant to Employment, Labor and Employee Relations teams regarding wage/salary matters, promotional increases and/or pay changes outside of policy limits. Prepare compensation data, providing research, analysis, cost impact and statistical support to Labor Relations during contract negotiations.

  • Serve as a resource and provides consultative advice and guidance to explain policy and systems to core leaders. Provide training on compensation-related programs such as performance reviews, merit pay systems, wage and hour training and other related topics. Provide core leaders and HR consultation on wage and hour guidelines, new hire salaries and promotional increases. Provide interpretations on wage/salary matters.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Social Science or related field -OR- equivalent education/experience.

  • 5 years Compensation experience including data collection and analysis, working knowledge of compensation systems, wage & hour laws and exempt classifications.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation.

  • Healthcare experience.

  • Union environment experience.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Compensation

Location: California-Irvine

Other Location(s): Montana, California, Washington, Oregon, Texas, Alaska

Req ID: 320476