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Feb 18, 2020

Rachel Brunswick

  • HR & Compliance
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
Telecommute Benefits Compensation Employer Branding HR Technology Human Resources

Personal Summary (describe yourself)

I believe in the old cliché, that employees are a company's most valuable assets. I am a passionate HR professional with over a decade of experience dedicated to building and supporting a culture of development and a rewarding employee experience.  

Work Experience

Director of Human Resources
Dec 2019 - Proxsys Rx, LLC

• Serve as the point of contact for all Human Resource related questions and concerns.
• Manage and administer all employee benefit programs to include health insurance, 401(k) program, workers' compensation, leave of absence (FMLA), and COBRA.
◦ Performs employee enrollment, termination, and status change administration, processes documents and deductions.
• Maintain federal and state compliance requirements including Labor Law postings, HR recordkeeping and retention, unemployment claims, EEO reporting, OSHA log and annual posting.
• Participate in and manage employee relations issues, disciplinary actions, employee complaints, and terminations, including investigations, documentation, and action planning for problem resolution.
• Develop and maintain all job descriptions and manage job posting and recruitment processes.
◦ Accept and review resumes and applications, coordinate interviews with hiring managers, and assist with the selection as needed.
◦ Administer pre-employment screening process to include reference and credentialing, and background checks
◦ Prepare offer packages, employment and independent contractor agreements
◦ Conduct orientation and onboarding of all new staff
• Develop or obtain training curriculum and conduct training sessions on various topics.
• Perform administration of annual performance evaluations, merit increase processes.
• Develop and manage company-wide compensation program.
• Develop and implement company-wide policies relating to Human Resources and employment related topics
• Manage payroll administration
• Manage three direct reports

HR & Compliance Manager
Jul 2016 - Nov 2019 Cypress Healthcare, LLC

• Serve as the point of contact for all Human Resource related questions and concerns.
• Manage and administer all employee benefit programs to include health insurance, 401(k) program, workers' compensation, leave of absence (FMLA), and COBRA.
◦ Performs employee enrollment, termination, and status change administration, processes documents and deductions.
• Maintain federal and state compliance requirements including Labor Law postings, HR recordkeeping and retention, unemployment claims, EEO reporting, OSHA log and annual posting.
• Participate in and manage employee relations issues, disciplinary actions, employee complaints, and terminations, including investigations, documentation, and action planning for problem resolution.
• Develop and maintain all job descriptions and manage job posting and recruitment processes.
◦ Accept and review resumes and applications, coordinate interviews with hiring managers, and assist with the selection as needed.
◦ Administer pre-employment screening process to include reference and credentialing, and background checks
◦ Prepare offer packages, employment and independent contractor agreements
◦ Conduct orientation and onboarding of all new staff
• Develop or obtain training curriculum and conduct training sessions on various topics.
• Perform administration of annual performance evaluations, merit increase processes.
• Develop and manage company-wide compensation program.
• Develop and implement company-wide policies relating to Human Resources and employment related topics
• Manage payroll administration

Benefits Coordinator
Nov 2014 - Jul 2016 Books-A-Million

• Serve as primary contact for plan vendors and third-party administrators
• Coordinates transfer of data to external contacts for services, premiums and plan administration
• Works effectively to make sure plans run smoothly - investigates discrepancies and provides information in non-routine situations
• Ensures compliance with applicable government regulations
• Coordinate daily benefit processing
• Handles enrollments, COBRA, terminations, changes, beneficiaries, life and accidental death and dismemberment claims, company match and compliance testing
• Maintains employee benefit files and associated employee payroll records
• Gathers employee data and oversees the processing of monthly billings and the preparation of vouchers for payment of administrative fees for all groups plans
• Develops and maintains all benefit related materials of the Employee Self Serve system
• Develops and manages all employment enrollment - monthly eligibility windows, annual open enrollment and qualifying live events
• Provides customer service support to internal and external customers
• Develops communications tools to enhance understanding of the company's benefits package
• Designs and distributes materials for benefit orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions

Education

Masters of Business Administration - Business Administration
- Oct 2019 Louisiana State University
Masters of Public Administration - Human Resources
- Jul 2015 Indiana Wesleyan University
Bachelors of Arts in Political Science - Political Science
- May 2005 Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania