Payroll Specialist

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Job Description


As the leader of rehabilitative care, Encompass Health offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its national network of rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, and hospice agencies that spans 42 states and Puerto Rico. Setting the standard for providing excellent care, Encompass Health has earned its place among Modern Healthcare’s “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” and the Fortune “World’s Most Admired Companies” for 2021.


The Payroll Specialist performs and creates accurate and timely payment to employees in compliance with regulations and in accordance with company policies and procedures. This is accomplished by reconciling facility and employee level compensation, tax, and benefit information. This position is the primary business partner for assigned facilities’ Payroll and Human Resource management, and assists in troubleshooting questions regarding all aspects of payroll items.



  • Demonstrates commitment to hospitals regarding payroll payment, taxes, deductions and benefits.
  • Accesses current policies and procedures and incorporates into daily activities.
  • Initiates supervisor review on questionable items including employee pay, taxation, and benefits.
  • Works closely with teammates to recognize and report payroll issues to the supervisor.
  • Works with hospital personnel to deliver timely and accurate information and payments.
  • Processes intercompany mail and fax distribution within payroll department.
  • Operates folding/sealing equipment, as needed, to complete payroll processing.
  • Processes payrolls under the direct guidance of the Supervisor.
  • Processes general deductions, employee tax setups, garnishments, and time entry.
  • Works with hospital payroll representatives on processing issues.
  • Processes off-cycle check requests.
  • Contacts appropriate parties for garnishments that have met limit amount.
  • Determines if garnishments are paid in full.
  • Contacts Accounts Payable and determine if garnishments received for non-employees may be for contract workers.
  • Contacts HR regarding employees with active garnishments that have been on leave or without pay for more than 12 weeks.
  • Prepares garnishment checks for mailing.


Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start on day one, including:

  • Benefits that begin when you do.
  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or Associates preferred
  • 3 years of payroll experience or related field.

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Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2132115