The Insurance & Employee Services Department includes three divisions – Human Resources, Employee Benefits, and Self Insurance Program (Property & Liability & Workers Compensation). The mission of this department is as follows:
The Office of Human Resources is responsible for the administration of Human Resources to ensure compliance with diocesan policies & procedures, Federal, State, and local laws. The Office of Human Resources provides oversight for employee recruitment, compensation and human resources benefits for all diocesan employees. It also provides training and consultation services to pastors and administrators at diocesan parishes and schools, and to agency heads.
The Office of Insurance/Risk Management is responsible for the administration of the Diocesan insurance program (property, liability, workers' compensation), coordination of risk management and loss control programs, ensures compliance with policies and procedures, Federal, State & local laws and insurance rules/regulations, and acts as the Diocesan liaison with third party administrator for the program. It also provides training and consultation services to pastors and administrators at diocesan parishes and schools, and to agency heads.
The Employee Benefits Office provides benefit plan administrative and advisement support to all diocesan employees. The Benefits Office also works closely with benefit plan vendors in ensuring that employee are covered in a timely manner, claims are correctly processed, and benefit plans are routinely reviewed and recommendations are made for any applicable changes. The Benefits Office is responsible for legal compliance of all Diocese of Palm Beach Benefits Plans.