At Maryland General Hospital, we take pride in our comprehensive benefits package. Our benefits include a generous vacation plan, 12 paid holidays, and sick time. The hospital also offers medical and dental insurance as well as prescription drug, vision and pension plans. Additionally, we offer life and disability insurance and tuition reimbursement. Other benefits include workers compensation, jury/witness duty leave as well as the services of a credit union.
Medical - Triple Option Plans
Maryland General Hospital offers three medical plans: a High Option (MGH Choice Plan) and Triple Option Plans (Gold & Silver Plans). All Plans offer a broad choice of providers: Maryland General Hospital, CareFirst BCBS network providers, and/or out-of-network providers. Employees must work at least 20 hours per week to be eligible for either plan. Employees pay for their plan through a bi-weekly, pre-tax contribution that is based on their employment status (full-time vs. part-time) and the plan they select.
As part of the health insurance benefit, case management is a resource employees may utilize for chronic disease such as diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure and/or high cholesterol.
Another component of the health insurance benefit is Pharmacy Benefit. Prescriptions are available through the MGH Pharmacy and Express Scripts Pharmacies.
MGH offers a traditional dental plan. You may visit the provider of your choice. The following co-insurance is based on the Reasonable and Customary Allowance: Preventative and Diagnostic Services are covered at 100%; Minor Services are covered at 80% after deductible; Major services are covered at 50% after deductible. Orthodontia coverage is available with a $1,000 lifetime max. Employees pay for their plan through a bi-weekly, pre-tax contribution that is based on their employment status (full-time vs. part-time) and the plan they select.
Routine Vision Exam
The Maryland General Hospital Eye Clinic offers a free routine annual eye examfor hospital employees only.
Flexible Spending Accounts
MGH offers all eligible employees access to pre-tax spending accounts for health care and dependent care (day care) expenses. You can put money away on a pre-tax basis and be reimbursed with pre-tax dollars for eligible expenses you may incur during the plan year.
MGH provides eligible employees with group term life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance (AD&D). Coverage is for the employee only. The amount of coverage is equal to 1½ times your annual base salary. This benefit is 100% employer paid.
Supplemental Life Insurance
In addition to the free basic life insurance offered by Maryland General at no cost to employees, MGH also offers the option to purchase supplemental life insurance for self, spouse, and/or child(ren). Supplemental accidental death & dismemberment is also available to the employee for (self only).
MGH encourages employees to advance their careers and develop new skills and knowledge in health care-related fields. Employees must receive a C or better to receive reimbursement.
The hospital offers eligible employees disability insurance to provide protection for covered accidents, sickness or illnesses. The benefit pays 60% of your monthly base salary (with maximums). The benefit is 100% employer paid.
MGH offers eligible participants a pension benefits at retirement. You are eligible to become a participant with 12 months of employment and at least 1,000 hours of service. Employees can be partially vested, with full vesting achieved after five years of credited service. The contributions are paid in full by the hospital.
Tax Sheltered Annuity
Benefit-eligible employees of the hospital are eligible to participate in the plan. The Tax Sheltered Annuity plan allows you to save money on a pre-tax basis for retirement. Federal, state and local income taxes are deferred until you withdraw money from the account. You have the freedom to invest the funds as you see fit through our third party firm.
MGH offers a generous vacation package to all eligible employees. The vacation program helps employees achieve a proper balance between work and personal demands. The amount of paid vacation is based upon job classification and length of service.
MGH provides eligible employees with protection against loss of earnings on a short-term basis due to a personal illness or injury (non-work related). The maximum benefit is 10 days per year.
Holidays are opportunities for paid leave. MGH observes 12 holidays per year. There are 7 Calendar Holidays (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas) and 5 Personal Holidays for full-time employees; pro-rated for part-time employees.
Eligible employees receive a maximum of three days with pay for immediate family members.
Parking is partially subsidized by the hospital. A pre-tax bi-weekly payroll contribution for full-time employees is available.
The Credit Union offers a variety of services to employees. Employees can use payroll deduction for savings and loan privileges.
Your bi-weekly is required to be deposited in the bank or credit union of your choice.
Jury or Witness Duty
Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible to receive their base rate of pay for all scheduled days missed while serving on Jury Duty.
All employees are covered under this benefit. If an injury occurs while at work, please notify your supervisor immediately and complete an Employee Incident Report.
Employees can defray the cost (an approximate 40% savings) on commute-to-work expenses by utilizing pre-tax salary deductions in order to purchase MTA monthly passes/vouchers.