Benefits at a glance

Insurance

  • Full-time employees are eligible for health, flexible spending, dental, vision, life, disability and accidental injury benefits on the first of the month following the date of hire.
    • Health: PHS offers two Blue Cross Blue Shield plans along with a health savings account (HSA) to help fund deductibles. The PHS contribution to the HSA is: $800 for Single (Employee Only) and $1,550 for Family. Preventative care and Prenatal care are covered 100%.
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA): Administered by Further, an FSA is a tax-advantage plan.
    • Vision: PHS offers vision material coverage with an extensive network through EyeMed. Benefits include preferred pricing on a large selection of brand-name, designer frames, lenses and lens options subject to a copay.
      • Monthly Premiums:
        • Employee: $2.66
        • Employee + Spouse: $5.06
        • Employee & Child(ren): $5.32
        • Family: $7.82
    • Dental: PHS offers dental insurance with an extensive network through Delta Dental’s Premier & PPO Network. Preventative services are covered at 100%, basic services at 80%, major services and child orthodontia at 50%. The annual maximum is $2,000 per member.
      • Monthly Premiums:
        • Employee: $11.50
        • Employee + 1: $40.00
        • Employee + 2 or more: $80.62
    • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment: PHS pays 100% of  life insurance premiums with a benefit equal to the employee’s annual salary.
    • Disability: PHS pays 100% of short-term and long-term disability insurance premiums.
    • Supplemental Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment: Administered by Cigna, an employee can elect to purchase additional coverage for themselves, spouse or child(ren). Premiums are calculated based on age and amount of coverage elected.
    • Accidental Injury: Insurance through Cigna. Accidental Injury coverage provides a fixed cash benefit when a covered person suffers injuries or undergoes a broad range of medical treatments or care resulting from a covered accident. The benefit also pays $75 per covered person per year for a physical, health screening or flu vaccine.
      • Monthly Rates:
        • Employee only: $13.64
        • Employee + Spouse: $23.08
        • Employee + Child (ren): $22.58
        • Family: $32.10

401K Retirement Savings Plan

      • Available to all employees after a 90-day waiting period.
      • After one year of service and working 1,000 hours, PHS matches 25 percent of the first 6 percent contributed by the employee.

Holidays, Leave, Paid Time Off and Holiday Leave Pay

Full-time Employee (pro-rated for Part-time)

      • Eight holidays off (For nurses only, time and a half pay including Easter)
        • Employees can accrue a generous amount of PTO as well as holiday leave pay.
        • All regular full-time employees and part-time are eligible for up to five days of paid leave for bereavement, jury duty and donation of bone marrow.
      • PTO: Not eligible for use until after 90 days of employment.
        • Office Employees:
Length of Service Days/Year
0-36 Months 21
37-59 Months 26
60+ Months 31
        • Home Care Nurses:
Length of Service Days/Year
0-12 Months 13
13+ Months 18

Professional Development

      • Individual growth and professional development is encouraged.
      • PHS pays the full cost of pre-approved dues related to certain professional associations and a defined amount for professional training.
      • PHS offers clinical classes to employees at no cost.
      • Employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement for approved education related to their jobs.

Home Care Nurses

      • PHS offers a number of shift differentials for all home care nurses.
Type Amount
Nights $2.50
Weekends $1.50
Short Notice $1.50
Baylor 4 additional hours of pay *
Extreme $4.00
Stand-By $5.00
On-Call $100.00
Assurance Paid at base when eligible**

*4 additional hours of pay for working 3 consecutive weekend shifts 4 out of 5 consecutive weekends
**Assurance Pay is a benefit for nurses who are canceled from their regularly scheduled work hours by family request, patient admit, or company request for relocation of work that results in fewer work hours for the nurse.

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