St. Mary Medical Center offers its full time/part time benefit eligible
employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Benefits include,
but are not limited to:
St. Mary Medical Center offers a comprehensive package of medical care
benefits, including prescription drug coverage. The plan is a health maintenance
organization (HMO) or Point of Service (POS), administered by CIGNA. The
Point of Service (POS) is a PPO coverage type with an HMO option. Employees
electing coverage are required to pay a share of the premium cost. Coverage
begins on the first of the month following 30 days of employment.
CIGNA, (800) 244-6224
St. Mary Medical Center offers a dental plan offered through Delta Dental.
The plan includes a Dental Health Maintenance Organization (DHMO) or a
Dental Preferred Provider Organization (DPPO). There is an annual deductible
of $50 per person. Diagnostic and preventive services, along with some
restorative procedures and orthodontia, are covered. Some services may
require a patient fee. Employees electing coverage are required to pay
a share of the premium cost. Coverage begins on the first of the month
following 30 days of employment.
Delta Dental, (888) 335-8227.
St. Mary Medical Center offers a vision plan offered through Vision Service
Plan (VSP). The plan covers eye examinations, as well as lenses and frames
or contact lenses at regularly scheduled intervals. Some services may
require a patient fee. Employees electing coverage in the vision plan
are required to pay a share of the premium cost. Coverage begins on the
first of the month following 30 days of employment.
Vision Service Plan, (800) 877-7195.
Long-term disability insurance is provided to employees at the expense
of St. Mary Medical Center. Coverage is effective the first day of the
month following 30 days of employment. After 180 days of continuous and
total disability, the plan pays 50% of base salary to a maximum of $6,000
per month. Long-term disability payments are coordinated with certain
other forms of income.
Employees may enhance their basic disability coverage by choosing a supplement
option of 60% of base pay after 90 days of disability. Coverage is effective
the first day of the month following 90 days of employment. The cost of
supplemental disability is paid for by the employee. MetLife, (800) 638-2242.
Eligible employees may participate in a 401(k) plan that allows for a systematic
method of voluntary savings through payroll deductions. Eligibility is
quarterly and begins after 30 days of employment. Employees can save as
much as 50% of their gross pay, up to $17,000 or $22,500 if age 50 or
greater in pre-tax dollars per year, according to the Internal Revenue
Diversified Investment Advisors, (800) 755-5801.
St. Mary Medical Center deposits a base contribution along with a 50%
match of each eligible employee's 401(k) deduction (up to a maximum
of 1%), based on years of service. Eligibility is quarterly and begins
after one year of employment with a minimum of 1,000 hours.
St. Mary Medical Center offers coverage under the hospital's group-term
life insurance plan. Coverage for employees is effective the first day
of the month after 30 days of employment. In the event of an employee's
death while employed, his/her designated beneficiary will receive a benefit
equal to the employee's annual base salary rounded up to the next
$1,000, to a maximum benefit of $50,000. The premium cost for this coverage
is fully paid by the hospital.
Employees can enhance their basic coverage by choosing from a variety of
options for supplemental and dependent life insurance coverage at their
MetLife, (800) 638-6420.
Vacation and Holidays
Vacation time and holidays are provided under a single paid time-off benefit.
All employees accrue such time on a weekly/bi weekly basis. The amount
of time that accrues is dependent upon the number of hours the employee
works and the employee's length of service with the hospital. Employees
are eligible to be paid for such time after 90 days of employment.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
St. Mary Medical Center provides paid time off (PTO) to employees who are
unable to work for brief periods of illness, scheduled vacations, holidays
and/or personal business. Employees are eligible to be paid for such time
after 90 days of employment and are eligible to take paid time off as
An employee's paid time off (PTO) hours accrue based on the number
of hours paid to that employee each pay period.
St. Mary Medical Center provides bereavement leave to its employees after
90 days of employment. Up to three paid days may be taken in the event
of a death in the immediate family.
Reimbursement Accounts/Flexible Spending
St. Mary Medical Center employees may enroll each year in reimbursement
accounts for health care expenses and/or for dependent care expenses.
Each employee funds their own accounts with pre-tax dollars through payroll
The Group Legal Plan gives you and your family access to professional legal
representation at an affordable price. Coverage is effective the first
day of the month following 30 days of employment. The cost is paid for
by the employee.
Hyatt Legal (800) 821-6400.
St. Mary Medical Center employees have different programs available to
educational benefits. Education reimbursement is an option under various circumstances and
there are opportunities for in-services, seminars and conferences, some
of which are sponsored by the St. Joseph Health and/or the Sisters of
St. Joseph of Orange. On-campus education opportunities are also offered
to all employees, such as BCLS, ACLS, etc.
Employee Assistance Program
St. Mary Medical Center offers an employee assistance program (EAP), which
is a voluntary, confidential counseling service designed to assist employees
and/or their families with issues such as relationships, addictions, emotional,
workplace, legal, financial, career guidance and parenting. Confidential
counseling/consultation service is provided free of charge up to five
free sessions per year. CIGNA (888) 371-1125.
After six months of employment, employees are eligible for up to 90 days
of personal leave. If eligible, an employee's personal leave may be
requested up to 30-day increments. Personal leave is paid through employees'
accrued Paid Time Off (PTO).
Many discounted products and services can be obtained through St. Mary
Medical Center's gift shop operated by volunteer services. A variety
of additional discounts are available throughout the year by attending
volunteer services' fund-raising events.
24 Hour Fitness
Individual, couple and family memberships to 24 Hour Fitness gyms, including
"sport" facilities, are available at reduced rates to SJHS/St.
Mary Medical Center employees. These facilities offer various exercise
classes, cardio and weight equipment, racquetball facilities, treadmills,
pools, personal trainers and much more!
Human Resources Department
18300 Highway 18
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Information Line: (760) 946-8886