Careers

Benefits

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:

Medical Insurance

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

Dental Insurance

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.

Vision Insurance

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.

Disability Insurance

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.

401(k) Plan

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 Tax Code. Diversified Investment Advisors, (800) 755-5801.

401(a) Plan
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.

Life Insurance

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 own cost. 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 it accrues.

An employee's paid time off (PTO) hours accrue based on the number of hours paid to that employee each pay period.

Bereavement Leave

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 deductions.

Hyatt Legal

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.

Educational Assistance

St. Mary Medical Center employees have different programs available to them regarding 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.

Personal Leave

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).

Gift Shop

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!

Contact Us

Human Resources Department
18300 Highway 18
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Information Line: (760) 946-8886

Share Your Story

Are you interested in sharing
your experience with us?

Yes I am
Share Your Story