Harrington strives to offer employees a wealth of benefits to help enhance their lives. The following is a brief understanding of benefits offered within Harrington HealthCare System. Please note some benefits are different if employed by Harrington Physician Services.
Currently Harrington Hospital insurance options from Fallon Community Health/Advantage Plan for employees staffed for 24 hours or more. Employee contributions are deducted weekly from pay on a pretax basis. Prescription coverage as well as vision plans are included.
Harrington currently offers Blue Cross Blue Shield Freedom (PPO) as their dental plan for employees staffed for 24 hours or more. This coverage allows coverage throughout the country through Blue Cross’s vast network of dental providers.
This is a Harrington paid benefit which allows the employee to be reimbursed for out of pocket costs on certain procedures completed which are subject to the health insurance deductible.
This employee funded benefit allows you to save on a pretax basis for medical, dental and vision costs for you and your family. Also offered is a separate Child Care FSA which allows the employee to save on a pretax basis for the care of a tax dependant (whether a child under the age of 14 or parent).
Available to all regular employees, this benefit reduces your yearly taxable income and sets aside money for your retirement. Representatives visit the Hospital frequently to set up these funds. This benefit is available upon hire.
Staffed employees of thirty hours or more are entitled to the Hospital paid Life Insurance after three months of employment.
Long Term Disability Insurance
Staffed employees of thirty hours or more are entitled to Hospital paid Long Term Disability Insurance after six months of employment.
Short Term Disability Insurance is offered to employees staffed for twenty-four (24) hours or more as a weekly payroll deduction.
Earned time is accrued weekly and is based on hours paid and not to exceed 40 hours per week. Earned time begins to accrue on the first hour worked but may not be used until the end of the ninety day probationary period. Earned time is a single pool of paid time off, and combines vacation, sick and floating holidays.
In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles, tobacco usage is prohibited by all employees and the general public at all Harrington campus facilities.
To be eligible the employee must work 17.5 hours or more per week, and the child care provider must be licensed. The employees prorated wages are applied to the sliding fee scale supplied by the Department of Social Services (DSS). This scale is used as an income eligibility guideline to determine the child care subsidy.
If as an employee, you have incurred a bill for treatment at Harrington you may be entitled to a courtesy discount of 20% of co-payment and deductibles, excluding physician services.
Harrington Hospital employees are entitled to a wealth of discounts to both national and local businesses.
Located in the heart of central Massachusetts, Harrington is the perfect location for exploring the charm of New England and being in close proximity to the bustle of city life.
Locally, South Central Massachusetts is home to world-class museums, prestigious colleges and universities, golf courses, charming downtown shopping areas, and musical theatres. It basks in all four seasons, with fairgrounds, apple orchards, ski lodges and kayaking to match.
The Harrington healthcare system is only a short drive from an entirely different world of culture. Located an hour (or less!) from Boston, Providence, Hartford and Springfield, city life is right at your fingertips. Experience the culture, shopping and fine dining in the state’s capital. WaterFire’s one hundred sparkling bonfires in Providence draws families from all over during the summer months. Catching a flight out of Bradley International Airport is a cinch, and the easy access to major Interstates 90, 84 and 295 couldn’t make traveling any easier.
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