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.
  • Current plan: 

    • Health: PHS offers three Blue Cross Blue Shield plans along with a health reimbursement (HRA) to help fund deductibles. PHS funds half the deductible through an HRA ($2,250 Single, $4,500 Family.) Preventative care, Prenatal care, Doctor on Demand and Retail Clinic services are covered 100%.

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA): Administered by SelectAccount, an FSA is a tax-advantage plan. Both a Medical FSA as well as a Dependent FSA is available. The Medical FSA includes a $500 rollover provision.
    • 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
        • Family: $80.62
    • 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
    • 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
  • Coming in 2019:

    • 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.

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

*4 additional hours of pay for working 3 consecutive weekend shifts 4 out of 5 consecutive weekends

Contact us to for more details about PHS benefits.