Employees may choose from several medical insurance programs to meet individual and family needs. The medical plans offer no out-of-pocket copays or deductibles when employees and family members have inpatient or outpatient procedures performed at the following locations: Akron General Medical Center, Akron General Health & Wellness Centers, Akron Children’s Hospital, Edwin Shaw Rehabilitation Institute and Lodi Community Hospital.
These high quality plans include a pharmacy benefit. Employees can also take advantage of many perks such as payroll deduction, lower copays, discounted maintenance medications, and over-the-counter products when utilizing Akron General’s outpatient pharmacy.
Akron General offers dental coverage to help with the costs of routine dental care, major dentistry and orthodontics. The coverage offers two free cleanings and exams per year with no network of dentist. No need to change from your current provider!
Employees and family members are offered discounts on exams, glasses or contact lenses through Akron General. An eye exam every two years is covered by all medical insurance plans.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Contributions to Health Care or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) help you save for medical or daycare expenses. These tax-free contributions could result in significant tax savings. Use the Stored Value Card (debit card) to pay at point-of-purchase for convenience.
Akron General offers term life insurance coverage at no cost to you. Coverage for full time employees equals 1 x annual salary, limited to $50,000. You may elect additional coverage up to a maximum of 5 x annual salary.
Dependent Life Insurance
You may elect dependent life insurance for your spouse and each dependent child. Spouse coverage is $10,000 and dependent child coverage is $5,000.
Short-term disability (STD) coverage of 50% of weekly earnings with a maximum of $500 per week. STD insurance payments are generated after 30 days of a consecutive absence or on day 1 if hospitalized overnight.
Long term disability (LTD)- insurance to cover absences in excess of 90 consecutive days.
Coverage provides a supplemental income while you are unable to work due to your own illness or injury.
Akron General offers a 401k plan to employees. You may enroll during any of the quarterly enrollment periods, and will receive the employer match after completing one year of service with 1000 hours worked. Newly hired employees receive a 100% match on the first 3% of contributions and then are matched at 50% for the next 2% contributions, up to a total of a 4% match for a 5% employee contribution.
Financial Counselors are available on site each week to answer employee questions and concerns regarding retirement and financial goals. Akron General also offers periodic education sessions, seminars and tools to help with your retirement savings.
Available through payroll deduction, you may choose polices such as Auto and Home insurance, Prepaid Legal, Pet insurance, Critical Illness and Whole Life insurances.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
PTO combines traditional vacation, holiday and sick time programs. Employees begin accruing PTO on the first day of employment and are eligible to take PTO after 90 days of employment. There is also a cash-out option where employees can cash in PTO hours once per year.
STD Hours Bank
Available after completion of 90 days of employment, this bank covers an employee’s absence due to illness in excess of 3 days.
All full-time and semi-full time employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement after completing one year of service. The amount of reimbursement varies by union status and length of service.
All full-time and semi-full time employees with at least one year of service are eligible to receive paid time off and reimbursement on expenses related to adoption.
Perks at Work
Our employees also enjoy perks, like on-site dry cleaning pick-up and film developing and discounts on local family entertainment, area businesses and more. We strive to offer services that help make life a little easier for our employees - because we know that their schedule sometimes gets even busier after the workday is through.
We look forward to meeting you and hope that you'll consider an opportunity with us.