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Compensation Consultant (Clinical)

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.



The Compensation Consultant is responsible for the design, implementation and delivery of compensation programs, tools and services within assigned client areas. The Compensation Consultant consults with OTM Business Partners and System leaders regarding compensation issues and works to identify a resolution that is within the established compensation strategy/procedures and aligned to the business objectives.



  • Serves as primary compensation contact to Office of Talent Management Business Partners to provide advice, direction and guidance on broadly defined compensation matters.
  • Serves as point of escalation for complex compensation issues.
  • Plans, executes and leads compensation team projects requiring analysis of factors that cross organizational lines and impact multiple organizational units.
  • Recommends, conducts and oversees salary surveys in order to understand competitive compensation levels in the organization.
  • Completes job evaluation studies and ensures that job descriptions on file are current, complete and accurate; Conducts job analyses and recommend appropriate salary grade/market rate for specific jobs according to policy.
  • Assures through audits, analysis and reports, that all organization compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations.
  • Designs, implements and communicates a wide variety of compensation and salary administration programs.
  • Researches best practices and develop proactive approaches to identify compensation challenges within assigned area.
  • Provides guidance to management on pay decisions, policy and guideline interpretation and job evaluation including the design of creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs.
  • Prepares and maintain career paths and job descriptions; reviews and evaluates compensation programs to ensure they are in compliance with wage and hour laws, minimum wage, FLSA and other state and federal compensation regulations.
  • Develops statistical analysis, data modeling reports, and data for management.
  • Completes special projects and studies as assigned which may include the redesign of existing compensation programs, the development of new programs and the completion of ad-hoc analysis that outline specific observations and recommendations. 
  • Monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures recommending plan revision as well as new plans which are consistent with compensation trends.
  • Identifies and implements opportunities for improvement to existing processes and procedures.
  • Serves as the compensation lead or subject matter expert on projects or initiatives within assigned client areas that requires partnership with OTM Business Partners, business leaders, Finance and other areas as required to ensure successful outcomes of the project or initiative.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Career Type: Professional

Individual contributors focused on executing operational, functional and/or business strategy, with a range of responsibilities in a professional discipline or specialty. The majority of time is spent on the delivery, implementation or design of processes, programs and polices using specialized knowledge and skills normally acquired through advanced education. May lead and/or organize the work of other lower level professionals, or manage processes and programs




  • Seasoned professional; continuously improves on processes and systems that may require understanding of multiple job areas/departments or specialties


Leadership & Talent Management

  • Provides assistance and training to lower level employees
  • Manages end-to-end projects or processes


Communication & Influence

  • Communicates with contacts both within and outside of department on matters that require explanation and interpretation
  • May influence parties within the department regarding concepts or practices and some advisement on approaches


Organizational Impact

  • Works to achieve operational, functional, and/or business targets with direct impact on departmental results
  • Seasoned professional; continuously improves on processes and systems that may require understanding of multiple job areas/departments or specialties
  • May be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area


Knowledge & Experience

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area, typically obtained through advanced education and experience



  • Requires theoretical knowledge, often gained through a combination of experience and/or advanced education, typically college / university degree Bachelors


Years of Experience

  • 6+



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or other related business field (i.e. economics, finance).
  • Minimum of 6 years of successful compensation consulting/analyst experience.
  • Advanced spreadsheet and database skills using Microsoft Excel.
  • Proficiency with business and communications software (Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook).
  • Experience with Payfactors or comparable market pricing system.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations regarding compensation programs.
  • CCP or working towards.



Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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