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Summary of Employee Benefits
Silver Hill Hospital is pleased to offer the following benefits to employees that are budgeted as full-time (30+ hours per week) or part-time (24 hours per week) positions. These positions are considered benefits-eligible.
Time Off Benefits
The basic annual paid vacation allowance is between two weeks to one month depending on the employee’s position and length of service. Vacation accrual starts upon employment and may be used after three months of service.
Personal Days are provided for emergency, personal or business issues which cannot be conducted except during normal business hours.
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
All Benefits-eligible staff are entitled to one additional paid Floating Holiday to be used on any day of personal significance during the year.
Sick time benefits apply to all regular full-time employees and regular part-time employees normally scheduled to work at least 10 hours per week.
The maximum sick time that can be accrued in a year is ten days. Sick time is pro-rated based on scheduled work hours. Accrued sick time can be rolled over each year.
Health and Wellness Benefits
Eligible Silver Hill Hospital (SHH) employees are offered a Medical Insurance Plan provided by Cigna. Coverage becomes effective on the first day of the month after hire, after 30 days of employment, provided the employee has signed and returned the enrollment paperwork or enrolled online though the employee portal, ADP.
Dependents are eligible for coverage at the time of enrollment of the employee.
Cost: Silver Hill pays the majority of the cost of the employee’s premium for medical and dental as an employee benefit. As an additional employee benefit, Silver Hill shares in the cost of the dependent coverage premium.
If an employee chooses to opt out (waive) their medical & dental insurance; the employee will be compensated $30.00 per week in their paycheck. Employees must provide proof of other coverage to receive the credit.
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Each new plan year, Silver Hill Hospital makes a contribution to the medical deductible to each employee’s HSA who has enrolled in our medical plan.* These funds are the employee’s day one of the plan year and are their savings to keep and utilize for health care expenses. Employees may also contribute to their HSA on a tax-free basis through payroll deductions.
*Due to IRS regulations, employees that enrolled in our medical plan and are also enrolled in Medicare will receive the employer contribution in a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA). Medicare enrolled employees have the option to fund a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) on tax free basis to utilize for most health care expenses including medical, dental, vision and prescription.
Prescription Drug Coverage
When an employee enrolls in the medical plans above, he or she will receive prescription drug coverage through Cigna.
Dental coverage is offered through Cigna. There are two plans to choose from. Orthodontia is included in the richer plan; adults and children are eligible for specific services up to a limit.
Vision coverage is offered through Cigna for employees and their dependents. There are two types of coverage: “exam only” or “exam plus materials”.
Silver Hill Hospital will provide a life insurance policy for regular full-time employees through NY Life Insurance Co. at no cost to the employee. This coverage is equal to one times the employee’s annual base salary up to $150,000. When you are age 65 or older, your Basic Life Insurance will reduce a percentage based on your age band. Please refer to the NYL Group Life Insurance Certificate on the Silver Hill Hospital intranet for additional policy details.
Employees may purchase supplemental life insurance through NYL for themselves or eligible family members.
Long Term Disability (LTD)
LTD enrollment is provided within 30 days of employment or benefits-eligible service at no cost to the employee. LTD replaces lost income during a long-term disability with benefits beginning at six months after the onset of a disability.
Short Term Disability
Silver Hill Hospital offers Short Term Disability (and additional insurance options) through Aflac Insurance Company. This type of insurance replaces lost income during a short-term disability. The cost is the sole responsibility of the employee, should they wish to purchase additional insurance and will be coordinated through weekly payroll deductions.
401K Plan with Principal Financial
SHH offers all employees the opportunity to participate in a 401(K) plan with Principal Financial. Employees can contribute either a flat dollar amount or a percentage to either Roth or Traditional accounts. Employees can start contributing after one month of employment.
Year 1 – 4: up to 2.5% of your compensation
Years 5 – 9: up to 5% of your compensation
10 or more years: up to 7.5% of your compensation
Employees are always 100% vested in their 401(K) contributions.
Silver Hill Hospital will make a matching contribution on your behalf based on your years of service with the hospital, and your contribution to the plan.
The percentage contributed is 200% of your employee contribution, up to the following percentage based on your compensation:
Year 1 to 4: up to .75% of your compensation
Years, 5 to 9: up to 2% of your compensation
10 or more years: up to 3.25% of your compensation
The vesting schedule is as follows:
Less than 2 years: 0
2 Years 25%
3 Years 50%
4 Years 75%
5 + Years 100%
Silver Hill Hospital will provide monies for employees pursuing work related education whenever fiscally possible. Tuition assistance is 100% of course fee up to a maximum of $4,000 per calendar year. Silver Hill reserves the right to discontinue this benefit if the funds are exhausted.
- Full-time or Part-time employees (24 hours or more per week).
- Employed for a minimum of six months at 24 hours or more and having successfully completed introductory training period.
- Curriculum or courses must meet education needs of Silver Hill as determined by the employees’ Director and the Director of Human Resources and must be part of a degree, certification, or applicable licensure program.
- Employee must achieve a “C” or above for each course listed in order to obtain tuition benefits.
Employee Assistance Plan
Silver Hill Hospital provides all employees access to an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). The EAP is available to evaluate stresses that employees may face and identify the resources that can assist the employee. Participation in the EAP is voluntary, completely confidential and at no cost for the initial assessments.
Other Services and Benefits
- Service Award Program
- Employee Recognition Program
- Shift and weekend differentials for some non-exempt employee categories
- Employee Emergency Fund
- Weekly Payroll and Direct Deposit
- Bereavement Time
- Jury Duty
- Annual Flu Shots
- COVID-19 Vaccine
The Human Resources Department of Silver Hill Hospital is pleased to offer a full range of discounts and perks to our employees including:
- Use of Recreational & Fitness Equipment
- Wellness Program
- Various entertainment discounts (including movie tickets and seasonal tickets)
- On Site Cafeteria
- Free Birthday Meal
For more information contact the Human Resources Department