Stanford Health Care
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A Legacy of Rewarding Work

We are proud to support our employees with generous rewards.  Your Total Rewards package includes compensation, benefits, retirement, wellness, recognition, leave, and other programs.  Explore what Stanford Health Care can offer.
Benefits Plan Overviews
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RN Benefits (pdf)
Staff Benefits (pdf)

Every job at the Hospital is assigned to a pay range with minimum and maximum salary levels that define what the Medical Center pays for the job. The pay ranges are periodically updated to reflect market trends for comparable jobs. Although we do not post salary ranges, our market analysis ensures that the salaries paid are fair and competitive. Within each pay range, there is flexibility to compensate employees competitively and equitably.

Special Pay Programs
In addition to standard compensation, Stanford Health Cre offers various incentive and special pay programs for eligible team members. Depending on your deparment and position, you may qualify for:
  • Annual Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Shift Differential Pay
  • Overtime
  • On-Call Pay
  • Call-Back Pay
  • Relief-in-Higher-Classification (RHC)

Time Off
Our generous time-off program ensures our employees get the rest and relaxation they need.  Stanfor Health Care's Time Off program includes Paide Time Off, Jury Duty, Extended Sick Leave, Bereavement Leave, etc.

The Paid Time Off (PTO) program combines all time off into a single pool that can be accessed by the employee for vacation, holidays, illness, family emergencies, religious observances and other excused absences, including absences protected under the law.
    Personal Wellness
    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 lifestyle choices and changes. Through Healthy Steps, the Hosptial team members have access to a variety of services, classes and voluntary benefits designed to promote their well-being - personally, financially, and in the workplace.

    The Hospital offers an extensive range of classes and programs to help our employees achieve and maintain their physical health. This growing list of options includes:
    • Group Fitness Classes
    • Healthy Living Classes
    • Health Improvement Programs
    • Wellness on Wheels
    • Online Health Education Materials
    • Behavior Change Programs
    • Counseling & Support Services
    • Health Assessment
    • Stanford Health Promotion Resource Center
    • Webinar

    Fiscal Fitness
    In addition to standard financial benefits like our Retirment Plan and Tax Deferred Annuity Plan, employees have access to select products designed to protect your hard-earned assets. These include:
    • Auto & Home Insurance
    • Identify Theft Services
    • Online Discount Marketplace
    • Veterinary Pet Insurance
    • Purchase Programs
      Workplace Wellness
      We offer several programs to promote and support the well-being of our employees. While the following resources and services range in focus, all share the common goal of helping our team members balance the priorities of their personal and professional lives:
      • Workplace Safety
      • Elder Care Services
      • Child Care Resources & Referral
      • Maternity Services and On-Site Child Care
      • Financial Resources
      • Escondido Village Family Resource Room
      • Adoption Services
      • School Age Child Resources
      • Retirement Planning
      • Employee Assistance Program

      Work and Life Support
      We offer employees a variety of benefits that are beyond health and wealth to support work/life integration. These include:
      • Stanford Credit Union - You are eligible to join this financial collective, which offers competitively priced loans, credit cards, checking accounts and investment options.
      • Employee Discounts - Enjoy a variety of discounts at area theme parks, fitness centers and other attractions. These include Disneyland, California's Great America in Santa Clara, CA, The San Diego Zoo, Universal Studios Hollywood, and many movie theater chains throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
      • Backup Care - Backup Care Options provides backup care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for your loved ones of any age, whether healthy or mildly ill. This program provides a safety net during unexpected events when you need outside care on short-term notice.
      • Education Assitance - After newly eligible employees have completed their trial period, employees will be eligible for the Educational Assistance Plan and the Professional Membership Reimbursement Progam.
      • Commuting and Parking - You can pay your work transportation expenses through convenient payroll deductions and save money by paying before taxes are taken from your pay. You can also use the pre-tax parking and transportation program for onsite parking permits, transit passes and vanpool expenses.
      Access to Stanford University Programs
      As an employee, you have access to several valuable programs offered by the University including:
      • The Health Improvement Program (HIP), which offers a wide range of fitness and health management courses and activities.
      • Stanford's WorkLife Office, which provides elder care and child care consultation and referrals, onsite child care programs and other services to help you maintain a healthy balance in your life.
      • Access to certain University gym facilities for an annual fee.
      • Ticket discounts to Stanford Athletics ticketed sporting events
      At Stanford Health Care, your professional development is important to us. We'll help you meet and surpass your career go​​​​​​​als, with an exceptional offering of opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills through continuing education and leadership-building programs.


      We created this special program to meet your educational needs and promote the highest quality in patient care by providing state-of-the-art professional development programs for the healthcare community.  The SCEPD has also been accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Commission on Accrediation. 


      ​​​​​​Established to foster growth, development, and success of our organization's leaders, this six-month program is open to all employees at the management level and above and features a mix of theoretical components and hans-on training by senior executives and renowned experts from inside and outside our facility. Central areas of focus include:

      ​​​​​​​Daily management practices
      Cohesive and integrated management
      Competency assessment
      Accountability systems
      Cross-functional collaboration
      Knowledge sharing
      Problem solving and more

      Employee Testimonal

      Nadine began as a nurse in oncology, but eventually transitioned to a specialty in vascular access. "I became very involved in vascular access. It is such an essential tool for patient care and medication delivery, and the efforts to improve outcomes were quickly growing."  Thirty years later, Nadine continues to devote energy and brainpower to improving this field.
      Nadine N.
      Vasuclar Access Nurse