Employee Benefits for Hospital Positions
Pinnacle Hospital offers a bountiful array of insurance benefits to our regular staff members who have been offered a fulltime position (sixty four (64) or more hours per bi-weekly pay). Insurance benefits become available on the first (1st) day of the month after one full month of fulltime employment.
Pinnacle Hospital also offers a generous Paid Time Off program to our regular staff members who have been offered a minimum of a part-time position (forty eight (48) or more hours per bi-weekly pay). It starts to accrue on the first day of employment and is available after successfully completing the ninety (90) day introductory period.
Health and Prescription Plan:
United Healthcare Choice PPO plan has been chosen to provide our staff the freedom and access to a network of physicians, facilities and other healthcare professionals, including specialists without designating a Primary Care Physician or without having to obtain a referral. There is no deductible or co-pay for preventive services, free home testing for diabetes and cholesterol, as well as a Fitness Reimbursement credit of up to $240 per year per member enrolled.
Pinnacle Hospital pays a generous portion of the health insurance premiums! We cover 90% of the staff member cost and 60% of the added cost if you choose to add dependents.
MetLife Dental Options PPO plan has been chosen to provide our staff the choice of dentists, no waiting periods once enrolled and no deductible or co-pay for preventive dental services, basic services are covered at 80% and major services (including orthodontia) is covered at 50% up to an annual maximum.
Pinnacle Hospital pays a generous portion of the dental insurance premiums! We cover 90% of the staff member cost and 60% of the added cost if you choose to add dependents.
VSP Choice plan has been chosen to provide our staff the largest network of vision care providers, including some retail chains. There are no identification cards to worry about and no claim forms to fill out. Plan members have very low co-pays for the yearly exam, yearly lenses or contacts and bi-annual frames. Discounts for laser vision correction and specialty items.
Pinnacle Hospital pays a generous portion of the vision insurance premiums! We cover 90% of the staff member cost and 60% of the added cost if you choose to add dependents.
Met Life has been chosen to provide our staff life insurance at one times the annual earnings up to $100,000 plus a flat $15,000 policy.
Pinnacle Hospital pays 100% of the premium for Life insurance coverage.
Met Life also provides Voluntary life insurance at very reasonable rates for additional employee coverage and dependent coverage.
Short & Long term Disability Insurance:
SunLife Insurance Company has been chosen to provide staff coverage in the event of a disability. Short term disability begins on the 15th day of disability and can last up to 13 weeks. Long term disability begins on the 90th day and can last until permanent disability.
Pinnacle Hospital pays 100% of the premium for Disability insurance coverage.
Paid Time Off (PTO) Program:
Pinnacle Hospital offers paid time off programs that includes vacations, holiday and personal time off as well as an extended illness benefit (EIB) for staff members offered part-time positions of forty-eight (48) hours or more per bi-weekly pay. This begins to accrue immediately upon hire. These accruals are available for use after successful completion of the ninety (90) day introductory period. The accruals listed below are based on 80 hours per pay period, those working 48-79 hours per pay are pro-rated according to hours worked.
PTO includes holidays, vacation time and personal time off and accrues as follows:
1 - 3 years of service 6.77 hours per pay 176 hours / 22 days per year
4 - 6 years of service 7.69 hours per pay 200 hours / 25 days per year
7 - 9 years of service 8.62 hours per pay 224 hours / 28 days per year
10+ years of service 9.23 hours per pay 240 hours / 30 days per year
EIB includes illnesses lasting longer than five scheduled days and accrues as follows:
1+ years of service 1.54 hours per pay 40 hours / 5 days per year
Pinnacle Hospital observes the following six traditional holidays and these days are paid at time and one half for staff members that are required to work:
- New Year's Day, January 1
- Memorial Day, Last Monday in May
- Independence Day, July 4
- Labor Day, First Monday in September
- Thanksgiving Day, fourth Thursday in November
• Christmas Day, December 25
Pinnacle Hospital offers a discounted, payroll deducted program for staff members for lunchtime meal choices.
Pinnacle Hospital recognizes the importance of family and the difficulty staff members face following the loss of a loved one. For that reason, Pinnacle Hospital grants paid leave to a regular full and part-time staff members for up to three (3) consecutive days or twenty four (24) consecutive hours of work time for immediate family members.
Employee Assistance Program
Personal problems, planning for life events or simply managing daily life can affect your work, health and family. The E.A.P. is a no-cost, company-sponsored benefit that is available to staff members that offers confidential support, resources and information to get through life's challenges.