Employee Benefits

The agency offers a variety of benefits that fit the needs of you and your family.

New employees are eligible for benefits the 1st of the month following their first 30 days of employment.

Some of the benefits we offer are:

Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
MedStar offers 3 medical plans, dental, and vision coverage to employees and their families.

Mutual of Omaha
Employees may elect to enroll in one or all of the supplemental plans offered by Mutual of Omaha.

LegalShield
Employees may elect to enroll in pre-paid legal plans offered by Legal Shield. Legal Shield offers pre-paid legal assistance, will preparation, and identity theft protection coverage.

Retirement
401a/457 plans

  • Employees are eligible to participate at hire, with contributions beginning as of the 1st day of the next calendar quarter.
  • Plan provides for both employee and employer contributions:
    • Employer match is one-and-a-half times the employee contribution up to 7.5%!!
    • The plan offers various investment options.

Life Insurance
Employees are provided with basic life insurance and AD&D insurance, both up to 1x their annual salary at no cost to the employee.

Employees are also provided with life insurance for their spouse ($5,000) and dependent children ($2,500), also at no cost to the employee.

Supplemental/Voluntary Life Insurance
Employees are provided with the option of purchasing additional life insurance coverage up to seven times their annual salary for themselves with a maximum of 250K. The employee’s spouse can also be covered at 100% of the employee’s elected amount. Additional coverage can also be purchased for children up to $10,000.

Short-Term Disability
Employees may purchase Short-Term Disability, which is payable after the employee has been unable to work due to their own illness or injury for more than 14 days. Benefits are payable at 60% of employees’ base wages, up to $750 per week.

Long-Term Disability
Long-Term Disability is available at no cost to full-time employees. Benefits are payable after the employee has been unable to work due to their own illness or injury for more than 90 days and are payable at 50% of the employees’ base monthly wages up to $6,000.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Employees are provided with the option to participate in a medical reimbursement FSA each year. In addition, we offer pre-tax savings on biweekly insurance premiums.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
All benefited employees are provided with an EAP free of charge which provides assistance with many of life’s tough issues, including personal relationship information and counseling, health management and support, childcare and/or eldercare referrals, legal consulting, financial planning assistance, career development, and more.

Paid Time Off
The agency generously provides time off for its employees in the form of Paid Time Off (PTO). PTO is accrued based on your scheduled hours and begins to accrue on your first day of employment. After 30 days of employment you are free to use your PTO as needed for whatever you may need: time off for sickness, vacation or even just a mental health day.  

Holidays
MedStar recognizes ten paid holidays each year including the following:

    • New Years’ Day
    • Martin Luther King Day
    • Memorial Day
    • Juneteenth
    • Independence Day
    • Labor Day
    • Thanksgiving Day
    • Day after Thanksgiving Day
    • Christmas Eve
    • Christmas Day

Tuition Reimbursement
Full-time employees with one year of service are eligible to receive reimbursement for tuition costs.