Job Location:
Jefferson – New Orleans Region – Louisiana

We’ve made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942, but one thing has never changed – our commitment to serve, heal, lead, educate, and innovate.  We believe that every award earned, every record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated employees who fill our hallways. 

At Ochsner, whether you work with patients every day or support those who do, you are making a difference and that matters.  Come make a difference at Ochsner Health and discover your future today! 

This job supports and maintains the payroll configuration and design for the Payroll System across Workday and Kronos. Serves as a subject matter expert in the functional area of payroll and assists with ensuring data integrity, developing system testing plans, testing of system changes, analyzing and auditing data, report writing, system configuration, and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. Provides system support and helps to educate end users on system functionality and usage. Supports company-wide training initiatives, upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company’s discretion.


Required – Bachelor’s Degree in computer system, business or related field.

Work Experience

Required – 5 years of experience working with Workday Payroll, Kronos Workforce Central or Dimensions, or in-house healthcare payroll.

Preferred – Experience with in-house healthcare payroll, multi-entity, and working with 10,000+ employees.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.

  • Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of payroll systems, payroll operations and payroll transactions.

  • Knowledge of Workday and Kronos Workforce Central configuration.

  • Knowledge of report writing including the ability to create detailed reports, charts, tables, etc.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and coordinate multiple work assignments and be comfortable with ambiguity in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to apply analytical and critical thinking to strategies, practices, and problem-resolution and trouble shoot system issues.

  • Project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and interact with a variety of individuals.

  • Ability to work independently with a sense of urgency and use discretion on issues that may be sensitive or confidential in nature.

Job Duties

  • Develops and maintains reports within Workday and Kronos Workforce System to analyze operational activities as well as produce ad-hoc and custom management/operational reports.

  • Develops Workday and Kronos configurations and customizations to create solutions for operational needs.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with payroll operations and other cross-functional departments to implement changes related to system operations and company level setup.

  • Provides production support by analyzing, designing, and testing solutions to complex problem and works with information services to resolve critical production issues.

  • Independently coordinates system maintenance, updates, and enhancements in leading major projects.

  • Creates and documents test plans, executes testing, and evaluates results to recommend solutions.

  • Trains functional end users and other institutional partners for partnerships and acquisitions and acts as a liaison between end users and information services.

  • Troubleshoots, tracks issues, and assists team members, as well as end users with problem resolution including time-clock issues at affiliates.

  • Supports corporate Payroll reporting strategy and planning efforts.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.

This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Medium Work – Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.   (Constantly: activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of the time) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted may be only a negligible amount, a job should be rated Light Work: (1) when it requires walking or standing to a significant degree; or (2) when it requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls; and/or (3) when the job requires working at a production rate pace entailing the constant pushing and/or pulling of materials even though the weight of those materials is negligible. NOTE: The constant stress and strain of maintaining a production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of force exerted is negligible.

Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.

The incumbent has no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.

Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.

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