Careers

Benefits

ValleyCare Health System is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible full-time and part-time employees. You share the costs of some benefits (medical, dental and vision), and ValleyCare Health System provides other benefits at no cost to you (life, accidental death and dismemberment). In addition, there are voluntary benefits which you can purchase with reasonable group rates through ValleyCare Health System payroll deductions.

Medical: Administered by HealthComp Utilizing the Anthem Blue Cross Network

Anthem Blue Cross PPO Prudent Buyer Plan

  • All care is managed by you (for a list of Anthem providers, please refer to www.healthcomp.com or the Human Resources Department for assistance).
  • Medical Plan is an 60/40 plan as long as you stay within the Blue Cross Network.
  • In-Network / Out-of-Network the deductible is $1,500/member with a maximum of three separate deductibles.
  • Anthem Network Providers office visit copay, $15.
  • $350 co-payment for emergency care; waived if admitted. $50 Urgent Care Copay/visit. Physician fees are separate.
  • Annual out-of-pocket maximums: $4,000/member – maximum 3 separate maximums/family up to $12,000. Non-Network provider $10,000/member - maximum of 3 separate maximums/family.

Prescription Drugs

At $10 co-payment for generic, $25 for brand, If Generic equivalent is available for brand drug, there is a $250 deductible that will apply, $40 for non-formulary (a list of prescription drugs can be found under Express Scripts web site at www.express-scripts.com ). Save money by using the mail order service.

Chiropractic Care

$25 co-payment per visit, limited to 24 visits per calendar year.

Acupuncture

20% for most services, limited to 12 visits per calendar year.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Facility-based care (preauthorization required; waived for emergency admissions). $250 per admit then 80% covered. Please refer to the summary of benefits for any exclusions.

Employee Discount for Use of VHS Facilities

Employees and eligible family members that utilize ValleyCare services will receive a discount on the coinsurance and deductible. (Contact Human Resources for details.)

Dental: Delta Dental

Employees have two options under the Delta Dental Plan. You can visit a Delta Preferred Provider for a higher level of benefits, or you can visit a dentist of your choice for a slightly lower benefit level. Dental claim forms are NOT required as long as you see a "Delta Premier Dentist." Delta Preferred Provider and Delta Premier Provider listing can be found on the Delta web site at www.deltadental.com.

Delta Dental DPO

  • 100% coverage for twice yearly exams, cleaning and x-ray, no deductible.
  • 25% annual deductible per individual, $75 family.
  • 85% coverage for fillings, extractions, root canals.
  • $1,200 maximum per person per year, combined with non-PDP plan.

Dentist of your choice

  • $1,000 lifetime maximum for orthodontics, combined with non-PDP plan.
  • 100% coverage for twice yearly exams, cleaning & x-ray, no deductible.
  • $50 annual deductible per individual, $150 per family.
  • 80% coverage for fillings, extractions, root canals.
  • 50% coverage for crown, dentures, bridges.
  • $1,000 maximum per person per year, combined with PDP plan.
  • $1,000 lifetime maximum for orthodontics, combined with PDP plan.

Vision: Vision Service Plan

You will receive a higher benefit level if you receive services from a participating VSP provider. A listing can be found on VSP's web site at www.vsp.com.

VSP Preferred Provider Coverage

  • $20 annual ded. for exam & $20 annual ded. for materials.
  • Coverage includes one annual exam.
  • Lenses/contact lenses every 12 months.
  • Frames every 24 months to set maximums.
  • Elective contact lenses are covered up to $120.

Life Insurance/AD&D: Administered by Hartford

ValleyCare provides $25,000 for all employees and provides an additional 2 times annual salary for exempt employees.

Voluntary Life: Administered by Hartford

You may choose to purchase up to $150,000 of life insurance for yourself without medical underwriting or up to $350,000 with medical underwriting. You may also choose to purchase up to $20,000 of life insurance for your spouse without medical underwriting or up to $100,000 with medical underwriting. For each child, you may purchase up to $10,000 of life insurance.

Voluntary Long-term Disability: Administered by Hartfort

ValleyCare employees may choose to purchase Long-Term Disability Benefits at group rates through payroll deduction. (Note: ValleyCare provides Long-Term Disability Benefits for exempt employees).

Flexible Spending Accounts: Administered by FlexToday

Health Care / Dependent Care / Commuter Spending Accounts

  • Tax-free savings for health expenses not covered by health insurance plans; maximum of $2,550 per year.
  • Tax-free savings for dependent care expenses, maximum $5,000 per year.
  • Tax-free savings for commuter mass transit expenses, maximum of $1,560 per year.
  • You may complete your claims online
  • You must re-enroll yearly
  • Direct deposit is available
  • View your current enrollment status, check claims paid and balances, get claim forms & update personal information at www.myflexonline.com for both accounts.

Employee Assistance Program: The Holman Group

  • EAP counseling sessions provided through The Holman Group available at no cost.
  • Employees-eligible dependents: up to 5 sessions/incident.
  • If more extensive help is needed, counselors can refer you to resources available in your community and health care network.
  • Call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (800) 321-2843. Calls are confidential.
  • Life Solutions, Helping to solve the problems of life.
  • Legal and financial services.

Pension Plan: Defined Contribution

Administered by Fidelity Investments

  • Must complete 1,000 hours of service during the plan year.
  • Employer will contribute 3% of your base salary for the plan year.
  • Please refer to the plan summary and/or contact Human Resources.

403B Retirement Plans

  • Choose between Valic and Great-West.
  • Tax-deferred savings program via automatic payroll deductions.

PTO - Paid Time Off

The Paid Time Off plan combines vacation, holidays and short term sick leave days into one account known as your "PTO" Account." PTO begins accruing on the day of employment for benefited employees, and accrues on the basis of regular hours worked and length of service.

Accrual rates are based on full-time employment for ValleyCare Employees:

Hire date thru 2nd year: .09615 x 2080 hrs per year=200 hrs
Beginning of 3rd year: .11538 x 2080 hrs per year=240 hrs
Beginning of 5th year: .13846 x 2080 hrs per year=288 hrs
Beginning of 10th year: .15000 x 2080 hrs per year=312 hrs
Beginning of 15th year: .16153 x 2080 hrs per year=336 hrs

  • Part-time employees would multiply the number of hours they are paid (excluding overtime).
  • PTO hours do not accrue on overtime or standby hours.
  • Temporary and per diem employees do not receive PTO.
  • PTO bank is capped at 350 hours.
  • PTO bank is capped at 450 hours for employees with 10 years or more of service.

Accrual rates are based on full-time employment for LifeStyleRx Employees

Hire date thru 2nd year: .07692 x 2080 hrs per year=160 hrs
Beginning of 3rd year: .09615 x 2080 hrs per year=200 hrs
Beginning of 5th year: .11538 x 2080 hrs per year=240 hrs
Beginning of 10th year: .12300 x 2080 hrs per year=256 hrs
Beginning of 15th year: .134615 x 2080 hrs per year=280 hrs

  • Part-time employees would multiply the number of hours they are paid (excluding overtime).
  • PTO hours do not accrue on overtime or standby hours.
  • Temporary and per diem employees do not receive PTO.
  • PTO bank is capped at 350 hours with less than 10 years of benefited service.
  • PTO bank is capped at 450 hours for employees with 10 years or more of benefited service.

ESL - Extended Sick Leave

Employees accrue sickleave hours to go into their Extended Sick Leave Account to be used in coordination with SDI when employee misses work due to illness of longer than seven calendar days.

Accrual rates are based on full-time employment

1st - 4th year .02692 x 2080 hrs per year=56 hrs or 7 days
5th - 9th year .02300 x 2080 hrs per year=48 hrs or 6 days
10th year/over .01923 x 2080 hrs per year=40 hrs or 5 days

  • A regular part-time employee would accrue ESL based upon hours paid.
  • ESL accrual maxes out at 720 hours.

Holidays

Holidays are a built-in component of the PTO accrual rate for all employees who are "benefit eligible." However, any employee who is required to work any of the holidays listed will be paid one and one-half times (1 ½) the base hourly rate of pay for all time worked. ValleyCare observes the following holidays; *New Year's Day, President's day, Memorial Day, *4th of July, Labor Day, *Thanksgiving Day and *Christmas Day.

*LifeStyleRX Employees

SF Police Credit Union

All Employees: Checking, Savings, Loans, Visa Cards, Christmas Club Accounts, Costco Memberships, Payroll Deductions, Direct Deposits.

For location of branches or account information please call (800) 222-1391 or visit the website at www.sfpcu.org

Plan Eligibility and Enrollment

All regular employees working a minimum of 20 hours per week are eligible for the benefits. LifeStyleRX employees must work a minimum 30 hours per week. Per diem employees are eligible for the EAP and may participate in the Pension Plan provided they work a minimum of 1,000 hours per plan year.

As a benefit eligible new hire you may begin participating immediately in PTO, ESL and the 403(b). Participation in the pension plan begins after you have completed one year of employment in which you have worked at least 1,000 hours. Eligibility for all other benefit plans begins on the first day of the month following your completion of 60 days of employment.

Please Note: Once you have chosen a benefit status, you may only make changes during open enrollment or if you have a Qualified Family Status Change or Change in Job Status. If you fail to enroll for benefits within 31 days of your eligibility date or during open enrollment you will not be able to participate until the next open enrollment or if you have a Qualified Family Status Change or Change in Job Status.

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