Benefits

Doctors Community Hospital provides a wide range of benefits that can be customized to suit you and your family’s needs. Some of these benefits include: (see the Benefits Guide)

Medical and Prescription Drug Plan

Prevention is the best medicine, so CareFirst BCBS offers a wide range of services to help you and your family lead healthy, productive lives. Doctors Community Hospital offers three plans through CareFirst BCBS for you to select. The three plans are Blue Choice HMO, Opt-Out Plus-Open Access POS and Blue Preferred PPO.

Dental Plan

Dental insurance helps you and your family manage the cost of dental care. Doctors Community Hospital offers 2 dental plans offered through Delta Dental. You do not have to elect medical coverage to elect dental coverage.

Vision Plan

Vision benefits through Vision Service Plan (VSP) are included when you elect medical but can be purchased separately if medical is not elected. The benefits include comprehensive eye exam, eye glasses or contact lenses, and discounts on the cost of professional services from VSP providers for you and your covered dependents.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

The Flexible Spending Accounts are designed to help you take home more of the pay that you earn by allowing you to pay for unreimbursed medical expenses and expenses associated with the care of a dependent on a pre-tax basis.

Tax Deferred Savings Plan 403(b)

The 403(b) Tax Deferred Savings Plan is designed to help you save for retirement. The plan has several investment options that offer a wide range of investment choices. The hospital provides a matching contribution on the first 4 percent of earnings contributed each pay period.

Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

To provide a full range of protection for you and your family, our benefit program offers a number of life insurance coverage options: Basic Term Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) and Supplemental Life.

Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)

Doctors Community Hospital provides Basic Life and AD&D insurance for all full-time employees at one times annual base earnings to a maximum of $600,000.

Supplemental Life Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance is an optional benefit offered to all benefit eligible employees as a financial resource to protect your families. You can purchase additional life insurance coverage (up to five times your base salary) that suits your needs at an affordable group rate through convenient payroll deductions.

Dependent Life Insurance

Dependent Life Insurance provides financial assistance to you if one of your eligible dependents should die and you are faced with unexpected expenses. There are 5 life insurance options you may purchase on your dependents.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The challenges you face each day can lead to stressful feelings. At times, such feelings may overwhelm you. Your home life, your happiness and your performance at work can suffer. We can help. Your EAP and WorkLife Benefit are designed to provide confidential support for those everyday challenges or more serious problems, and they are available around the clock—anytime you need them.

PayCheck Direct®

PayCheck Direct is a unique employee benefit program that can help you purchase new products, including computers, appliances, jewelry, furniture, TVs and more, through payroll deduction with no credit check, no down payment, and a 12-month payroll deduction payment plan.

Medical Copay Payroll Deduction

Employees will be able to use payroll deductions to pay hospital copays only. This option can be initiated during the inpatient, outpatient, or emergency care process. Payroll deductions can range from one to eight payroll periods.

Tuition Reimbursement

Doctors Community Hospital promotes the development of its staff through education. Tuition reimbursement may be granted to employees who matriculate in a degree program at an accredited institution of higher education or attend an approved course(s). All benefit eligible employees are eligible for the program only after the 90-day introductory period is completed. Tuition cost will be reimbursed up to $1500 for non-degreed courses and up to $3,000 for degreed courses per calendar year.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

FMLA requires covered employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to “eligible” employees for certain family and medical reasons. Employees are eligible if they have worked for Doctors Community Hospital for at least one year and for 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months.

Catastrophic Illness/Injury Leave Bank Plan

This voluntary benefit allows members to apply for up to a 12-week grant upon diagnosis of a catastrophic illness/injury. You must be employed by Doctors Community Hospital for six months before you are eligible to enroll in this plan. Employees must contribute an annual amount of paid time off (PTO) to participate.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

PTO is an employee benefit that combines holiday, vacation and sick leave into one plan. It provides both employees and the hospital a flexible method for scheduling time off with pay.

Parking

The hospital provides free parking for employees.

Wellness Zumba 

Zumba classes are available on Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:00-6:00 pm.

Dell Employee Purchase Program

Employees can take advantage of Dell’s Employee Purchase Program for exclusive savings on technology for personal use, including desktop, notebook PCs, printers and more.

Emergency Child Care Center (ECCC)

This benefit provides emergency child care services ONLY when the Prince George’s County School System closes due to inclement weather or other local or national emergencies are declared by Doctors Community Hospital. Children must be ages five to twelve years old to participate. Meals and activities for the children are provided at no cost to employees.

National Preferred Employer Program – Apartment Discount Program

The next time you are ready to rent an apartment, go to www.npep.com to view information on participating apartment communities and the discounts they offer. Employees are entitled to enjoy great discounts on a new lease at participating apartment communities.

United Buying Service

UBS offers employees the lowest pre-negotiated price on new and used cars and trucks. The benefits include discounted option pricing and extra savings with rebates and incentives.

Pet First Healthcare

PetFirst insurance provides comprehensive coverage for accidents, illnesses and routine care.

Working Advantage Discount Program

All employees are eligible to use the discount savings program which provides up to 60 percent savings in movie tickets, theme parks, resorts, Broadway shows, concerts, events and more!

Worldwide Emergency Travel Assistance

This plan is offered at no cost to you. The program ensures access to appropriate health care and management of medical emergencies to employees and dependents traveling 100 or more miles from home, or in a foreign country.

Voluntary Benefits 

The hospital offers several voluntary benefits: legal resources, short-term disability, critical illness with cancer coverage, accident with hospital confinement coverage and universal life with long-term care coverage.

Additional Benefits

Bank of America Group Banking Program, Greenbelt Federal Credit Union and SECU.