Employee Benefits

Freeman provides outstanding employee benefits—many are available the first day of employment.

Who Pays
When Eligible
You Receive
Health Insurance Freeman and you Upon employment First day coverage hospital care, outpatient care, physician services, major medical, prescription drugs for you and your family at group rates
Vision Insurance You Upon employment Vision coverage for you and your family
Dental Insurance Freeman and you Upon employment Dental coverage for you and your family
Term Life Insurance Freeman and you After 120 days of service One times annual salary to a maximum of $50,000. Optional additional insurance at low group rates for employee and dependents
Personal Accident Insurance You After 120 days of service Accidental death and dismemberment coverage for you and your family
Whole Life Family Insurance You Upon employment Interest sensitive whole life coverage for you and your family
Freeman Retirement Plan 401(a) Freeman 1,000 hours and 21 years of age Employer matching contribution 0% to 3% of your gross earnings up to the federal limit
Freeman Employee Savings Plan 403(b) You Upon employment Retirement savings on personal basis. Maximum contribution $17,000 (2013)
Critical Illness You Upon employment Lump sum benefit upon the diagnosis of certain critical illness
Long-term Disability You Upon employment Financial assistance if you become disabled
Long Term Care Insurance You Upon employment $1,000 monthly benefit
36 month coverage
Buy-ups optional
Short-term Disability You Upon employment Short term income protection if you become disabled
Voluntary Accident Program You Upon employment Accident coverage for you and/or your family
Flexible Benefit Program You Upon employment and January 1st each year Set aside pre-tax dollars for funding certain medical, dental, and vision expenses not paid under medical, dental or vision insurance and dependent day care expenses
Paid Time Off (PTO) Freeman Upon employment 0-5 years: .06923 hour per hour worked up to max 5.539 hours per pay period (18 days per year)
6-15 years: .08847 hour per hour worked up to max 7.077 hours per pay period (23 days per year)
16+ years: .1077 hour per hour worked up to max 8.616 hours per pay period (28 days per year)
Disability Pay Freeman Upon employment 2.77 hours/pay period with accumulation to 480 hours. Part-time employees are prorated
Funeral Leave Freeman Upon employment 24 hours of scheduled work
Jury/Election Duty Freeman Upon employment Difference between your salary and jury/election pay
Shift Premium Freeman Upon employment Varies by job and shift; ask for details
On Call Premium Freeman Upon employment Extra pay for being on call. Guaranteed two hours overtime when called in
Unemployment Compensation Freeman Determined by state law Insurance to provide benefits if you become unemployed
Social Security Freeman and you Upon Employment Financial assistance during retirement or disability
Aspiring Leaders program Freeman Upon acceptance into program Career advancement program open to qualified clinical and non-clinic employees
Scholarships Freeman Available for selected job classifications Financial support upon selection
Service Awards Freeman At 5 year intervals Employee recognition with award and reception at 3 years, 5 years, and each 5 years thereafter
Employee Assistance Program Freeman and you Upon employment Confidential assistance to resolve problems
Rescue Program You Upon employment
(space available basis)

Daycare for sick child in pediatrics
Fair Treatment After 3 months of service: for non-management Help in resolving problems that might arise during your employment
Prep Rallies Freeman Upon employment System-wide educational meetings, held quarterly, in which you have the opportunity to learn about new developments in the health system and speak to the Freeman president & CEO and/or other administrators
Credit Union You Upon employment Convenience of saving by payroll deduction
Cafeteria Freeman and you Upon employment Discounted meals
WellBalance Freeman Upon employment Wellness program dedicated to educating, motivating, and empowering you to make healthy lifestyle choices
Recreation Program Freeman Upon employment Hospital-sponsored teams and tournaments
Emergency Auto Battery Service Freeman Upon employment Assistance in starting your car on the main hospital parking lot