Employee Benefits

Baptist Health Care seeks to provide a work environment that includes benefits that ensure security and provide many of the amenities of life. Benefits are under constant review, and some are improved each year.

For more information about Employee Benefits, contact our Human Resources Department at 850.469.2194 or 850.469.7605

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Benefit Provided By Eligibility Who Receives What is provided
Group Health Insurance (two plans to choose from) BHC - employee pays portion of premium based on number of family members.

90th Day of Employment

Full-time and part-time team members and eligible dependents.

Excellent health care coverage at group rates through BC/BS

Voluntary Insurance Plans Employee (Discounted rate through BHC)

All team members, immediate coverage at time of hire if elected

Vision is not eligible to PRN team members and starts on 90th day of employment
All Team Members Accident, Critical Illness, Short-Term Disability insurance and Term and Whole Life insurance at competitive group rates for individual policies through UNUM Insurance Company. Vision insurance through Avesis.   Pet insurance available through VPI. Cancer Insurance through Allstate. Auto Insurance through MetLife.
Dental Insurance BHC - employee pays portion of premium based on number of family members 90th day of employment Full-time and part-time team members and eligible dependents Excellent Dental coverage at group rates through Delta Dental.
Section 125 Flexible Compensation Plan BHC Immediately Full-time and part-time team members Contributions for health and dental insurance are deducted before taxes
Long Term Disability Insurance BHC 90th Day of Employment

Full Time Team Members

Disabled employee after 3 months continued disabilityy
Monthly income for approved claimant to age 65 or minimum of 12 months.  Maximum benefit: 50% of earnings.  Minimum benefit: $100/month.  Integrates with Social Security and Workers Compensation.  No cost to employee.
Group Life Insurance BHC - base amount paid for by BHC. Ability to purchase additional amounts 90th Day of Employment Full-time and part-time team members Term Life Insurance with AD&D benefit.  Based on annual earnings. $10,000 min. at no cost.  Employee can purchase one, two, or three times amount at group rates.  Waiver or premium for disability.
Dependent Life Insurance Employee (Discounted rate through BHC) 90th Day of Employment Spouse and legal dependents of full-time team members. $5,000 spouse, $2,500 per child or $10,000 spouse, $5,000 per child
403 (b)/401(k) Retirement Savings Plan BHC through employee contributions Immediately All Team members Payroll deduction savings program which also reduces federal income taxes with employer match after 1 year of qualified service
Flex Spending Account (Cafeteria Plan) BHC 90th Day of Employment Part-time and Full-time team members Set aside funds to pay for uncovered medical & childcare expenses on a pre-tax basis
Paid Days Off BHC Accruals begin on 90th day  of employment and are based on full-time or part-time hours worked All full-time and part-time team members, available for use upon completion of probation period Incorporation of vacation, holidays and sick leave into one program allows greater flexibility to team members in scheduling paid time off.  Time off is paid at the employee’s regular hourly base rate
Life Long Learning and Tuition Reimbursement BHC Following 6 months of employment Full-time and part-time team members Tuition payment for full-time team members up to 6 hrs/term at Bachelor’s level; 3 hrs/term at Master’s level. Tuition reimbursement for part-time team members up to 50% of full-time benefit.
Employee Assistance Program BHC Immediately upon employment All team members and immediate family members Mental health counseling sessions for stress or job performance issues; marital, family; and adolescent problems, emotional disorders; alcohol and drug abuse problems
Employee Discount Program BHC Immediately upon employment All team members Online discounts and saving s coupons available from local and national retailers through Perkspot.com
Credit Union Harvesters Credit Union Immediately upon employment All team members Full-service credit union onsite at Baptist Hospital

Group Health Insurance (Blue Options Plans)
Group health insurance is available to all full-time and part time team members and their dependents. Eligibility starts the 90th day of employment.

Dental Insurance
Full-time, part-time employees and their dependents are eligible for group dental insurance. Eligibility starts the 90th day of employment.

Group Life Insurance
Group life insurance is provided by Baptist Health Care for all full-time and part-time employees. Additional coverage is available to employees at excellent group rates. Eligibility starts the 90th day of employment.

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Dependent Life Insurance
Full-time employees can take advantage of discounted rates for life insurance coverage for their spouse and legal dependents. Eligibility starts the 90th day of employment.

Long Term Disability Insurance
Long term disability insurance is provided by Baptist Health Care for full-time employees disabled after 90 days of continued disability. Long term disability insurance integrates with Social Security and Workers Compensation. Eligibility starts the 90th day of employment.

Optional Insurance Plans
Universal life insurance, short term disability, vision insurance, and cancer insurance are available to employees at discounted rates. Eligibility starts day one of employment (* Vision, 90th day of employment).

Section 125 Flexible Compensation Plan
Baptist Health Care provides this benefits for all full and part-time employees. This plan takes contributions for health, dental, and term life insurance and deducts them before taxes. Eligibility starts immediately upon hire.

403(b)/401K
This benefit is dependent on facility location. 403(b)/401K is a payroll deduction savings program which also reduces federal income taxes. Eligibility starts immediately upon hire.

Flex Spending Account (Cafeteria Plan)
Baptist Health Care provides this benefit to all full and part-time employees. This plan sets aside uncovered medical and childcare expenses on a pre-tax basis. Eligibility starts the 90th day of employment.

Paid Days Off (PDOs)
PDOs are the incorporation of vacation, holiday, and sick leave into one program which allows for greater flexibility to employees in scheduling paid time off. Time off is paid at the employee’s regular hourly rate. Accruals begin on the 90th day of employment and are based on full-time or part-time hours worked. Full-time and part-time employees are eligible to use their PDOs after the 90 days probation period.


For more information about Employee Benefits, contact our Human Resources Department at 850.469.2194 or 850.469.7605