Job Description

Job Title: Nursing Payroll Specialist
Job ID: 597060978
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Lititz
Department: Nursing Administration
Location: 1500 Highland Drive, Lititz PA 17543


Our team is growing and we have a variety of opportunities available for Nursing Payroll Specialist. If you’re passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and plenty of room for growth, we invite you to explore this opportunity today!

  • Interacts daily with employees and clients of Patient Care Services. 
  • Must maintain a professional demeanor and attitude and demonstrate optimism, enthusiasm and a willingness to work constructively with all members of the organization.  
  • Must be able to handle stressful situations courteously and calmly.
  • Maintains schedules in the electronic timekeeping system.
  • Negotiates with stakeholders to find creative solutions to fill staffing vacancies.
  • Creates staff schedules for assigned units according to established nursing department staffing plans and workforce qualifications.
  • Accepts and logs employee call offs for assigned campus(es).
  • Notifies department leadership of any noted trends or patterns with call-offs.
  • Manages temporary help worked time in the UPMC Pinnacle and agency automated time and attendance systems.
  • Ensures new employees in the nursing department have a complete profile in the automated time and attendance system.
  • Produces requested payroll and scheduling queries/reports from Kronos.
  • Acts as a resource for managers, timekeepers and employees for all Kronos modules
  • Responds to employee queries in a timely manner
  • Manages workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Applies payroll practices consistently across all assigned campuses.
  • Develops a thorough knowledge of UPMC Pinnacle Human Resources and Nursing Department pay practices and policies
  • Develops an expert understanding of all components of the Kronos payroll systems


  • High school diploma required. 
  • Strong PC skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and ability to navigate the internet required.
  • Basic typing skills required.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
  • Previous experience with accounting or payroll
  • Experience with Kronos
  • Associate Degree in Business or Accounting

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 33 with renewal
Act 34 with renewal
Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $13.97 to $22.37 / hour

Union Position: No

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