Employee Benefits Summary
Please note that the medical staff benefit summary can be found within our Medical Staff Careers section.
Earned Time Off
Earned Time Off is a program designed to combine traditional paid vacation and sick time into one account, allowing employees the ability to use this time at their discretion with supervisory approval. Traditional holidays are not considered to be part of the earned time program. Earned time applies to full time employees and is prorated for part time employees.
Full and part time employees are eligible for holiday pay.
Short Term Disability Insurance
Full and part time employees are eligible to participate in a short term disability program which will provide income replacement when unable to work due to a certified medical disability.
Long Term Disability Insurance
Dean pays the premium for long term disability insurance for eligible employees. The benefit provides 60% of base income (up to a monthly maximum) when medically unable to work.
Full and part time employees are eligible for health insurance through Dean Health Plan. Dean pays 80% of the premium for full-time employees.
Full and part time employees are eligible for dental insurance through Delta Dental. Dean pays 80% of the premium.
Dean provides each full and part time employee with a term life insurance benefit of one times annual salary up to $100,000. Eligible employees may purchase additional life insurance for themselves, their spouse or dependent children.
Dean Health System offers a voluntary 401(k) plan with both pre-tax and post-tax options. Following one year of service and 1,000 hours worked, employees are eligible for an employer match contribution of $.50 for each dollar deferred up to 3% of pay, a 3% fixed contribution and profit sharing.
St. Marys Dean Ventures offers a voluntary 401(k) plan with both pre-tax and post-tax options. Following one year of service and 1,000 hours worked, employees are eligible for a 5% employer contribution. Advanced practitioners and providers are eligible for an 8% employer contribution.
Flexible Benefit Plan
Employees in a full or part time status are eligible to participate in a voluntary flexible benefit plan and may set aside pre-tax dollars for dependent day care and/or non-covered medical expenses.
Dean offers tuition reimbursement to encourage employees to upgrade their skills in areas directly related to their present position. Full and part time status employees are eligible for reimbursement of 75% of tuition costs up to a maximum of $2,500 per calendar year.
Employee Assistance Program
The EAP is a free and confidential resource of information and assistance to help employees and family members find solutions to personal problems that may affect health, family or job. This assistance covers a broad range of concerns including: family and relationship problems; emotional problems; physical illness and stress; legal; financial and vocational issues; and alcohol or other drug problems.
Employees are entitled to a 10% discount on non-prescription medications purchased at Dean Pharmacy locations and a 25% discount on Leader brand over-the-counter products.
Employees and their dependents are eligible for discounts on vision services and products. Receive a 40% discount on complete set of prescription glasses or sunglasses; discounts on non-prescription sunglasses, contact lenses and refractive eye surgery.
Retiree Health and Dental Insurance
Employees, whose age plus years of service equal 60 or more, may continue their health and dental insurance under a retiree program. The retiree pays the full cost of these benefits and may continue the benefits for life.