Payroll Processor (1.0 FTE, Days)

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Category: Revenue Cycle
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 12809
FTE: 1

Revenue Cycle

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.


Under supervision, prepares payroll from time cards and processes the bi-weekly payroll. Reviews time cards and paychecks for accuracy; calculates various types of pay; handles routine payroll problems or complaints; answers questions from employees' regarding payroll matters. Maintains and processes records of paid time off, vacation and other benefits accrued by employees.

Essential Functions

The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. 

Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.

Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).

  • Batches timesheets, earnings and deductions, and file maintenance changes. Batches manual check transactions for data entry.

  • Maintains and updates various tables such as Job Code, Cost Center, Tax tables, Direct Deposit and Payee file.

  • Prepares and processes manual checks for vacation, termination, or other special checks according to hospital policy. Prepares check requests and mails checks to vendors of deductions taken for the period and balances to reports.

  • Prepares and transmits through electronic fund transfer, tax deposits for each payroll cycle.

  • Process all personnel action forms, and prepares required action, such as retroactive pay calculation, PTO (Paid Time Off) adjustment, etc.

  • Processes direct deposit stops/start and follow-up rejected or missing direct deposits.

  • Receives and prepares various earnings adjustments and deductions for employee's paychecks such as annuity, savings bond, auto insurance, fees, tax, levy, wage assignments, credit union deductions etc.

  • Receives and processes wage attachment documents.

  • Receives and sets up employee's tax withholding, deductions (i.e. W4, DE4) and direct deposits.

  • Reviews payroll edits and makes on-line corrections as necessary

  • Verifies employee timesheet for accuracy and completeness.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

These are the observable and measurable attributes and skills required to perform successfully the essential functions of the job and are generally demonstrated through qualifying experience, education, or licensure/certification.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information

  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.

  • Knowledge of basic mathematics

  • Knowledge of computer applications related to payroll processing

  • Knowledge of federal and state tax withholding rules and procedures

  • Knowledge of Payroll terminology and methods



Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.