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Stanford Health Care is dedicated to recognizing your contributions through fair and competitive pay. Each job is assigned to a pay range, which is updated periodically to reflect market trends for comparable skills. In addition to standard compensation, Stanford Health Care offers various incentive and special pay programs for eligible employees. These include:
Annual performance-based bonus for managers+
Shift differential pay
Relief-in-higher classification pay
Our core benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, an employee assistance program, savings and spending accounts, disability, life and accident insurance, and COBRA. For medical insurance, you have the choice of three generous health plans through Stanford Health Care Alliance, Aetna, or Kaiser Permanente. Each plan includes 100% coverage for preventive care, telemedicine through Teledoc, prescription drug coverage, and behavioral health coverage. Additional incentives exist for healthy choices.
We help employees save for retirement by offering a plan that includes both employer and employee contributions for eligible employees. Our employer contribution includes a basic contribution of 5% of salary that you receive no matter what you contribute. We also provide an employer match contribution of 4-7% of salary, based on your years of service. You can choose from a variety of investment options through Fidelity Investments to make your hard-earned dollars go even further.
In addition to our retirement programs, employees are eligible to join the Stanford Credit Union, our financial collective that offers competitively priced loans, credit cards, checking accounts, and investment options.
When it comes to our day-to-day lives, there are many factors that affect our health and wellness. That's why we have put together Healthy Steps, a multi-faceted program that encourages our professionals to make sustainable, healthy life style choices and changes. We offer several programs to support the wellbeing of our employees, which all focus on the common goal of helping our employees balance the priorities of their personal and professional lives:
Group fitness classes
Healthy living classes
Health improvement programs
Wellness on Wheels
Online health education materials
Behavior change programs
Counseling and support services
Stanford Health Promotion Resource Center
Weekly webinars on special topics
Leave and Time Off
Our generous time off ensures our employees get the rest and relaxation they need. In addition to legally-mandated leaves through the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the state of California, employees are awarded paid time off based on their years of service and hours work, ranging from 26-30 days annually. Your paid time off accrues into a single pool that can be used for vacation, holidays, illness, family emergencies, religious observances, and other absences.
Additional Benefits and Special Programs
Passion is feeling excited to do all of the things you love to do. Stanford Health Care believes in the importance of maintaining good mental and emotional health. Because feeling good is about more than just physical health, it's about having energy both in and out of work to focus on what drives you.
We offer numerous other benefits and perks for employees to pick and choose based on the support they need in their lives. Some of our other programs include:
Commuting and parking subsidies and pre-tax payroll deduction for parking permits, transit passes, and vanpool expenses
Back up care options 24 hours a day, 365 days per year for loved ones of any age
Employee discounts to local attractions, fitness centers, and theme parks
Maternity services and on-site child care
Adoption services and subsidy
Group Legal Plans
Auto and Home Insurance
Identity Theft Services
Investing in Your Development
We want our employees to join us for a career, not just a job. So, we offer programs for continuous learning and ongoing clinical education so that we continue to groom innovative practitoners.
We offer tuition assistance and scholarship program to help you pursue professional development offered by other institutions. Employees also have access to Stanford University's Continuing Studies program. Full-time employees are eligible for $2,000 per fiscal year for tuition assistance, pro-rated for part-time employees.
Stanford Center for Education and Professional Development
The SCEPD is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. This center runs continuing programs for our nurses to hone their skills.
Stanford Health Care Leadership Academy
We established our six-month leadership academy program to foster growth, development, and success of our organization's leaders. Our academy mixes theoretical and hands-on training from experts inside and outside our community.
Access to Stanford University's Programs
Our employees have access to several of Stanford University's special programs, including gym access and wellness programming.