The Highlands at Wyomissing
THE HIGHLANDS AT WYOMISSING

   SUMMARY OF BENEFITS

 

                         BENEFIT

 

FULL TIME

 

PART TIME

 

WHEN ELIGIBLE

 

                                                       EXPLANATION

Dental Insurance

www.deltadental.com

X

Scheduled 40 Hours Per Pay

1st of the month following date of hire

Eligible Employees may purchase individual or family coverage at group rates through payroll deduction.

Direct Deposit

X

X

Upon employment

The Highlands pays all Employees using electronic funds transfer.  Employees enroll in direct deposit at time of hire with the financial institution of their choice.

Educational Assistance Program

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

After 3 months of employment

Maximum of $1,000 per year for FT and $750 for PT. Must have advanced approval and course(s) must be directly related to Employees current position.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  www.questbh.com

X

X

Upon employment

Three visits to the EAP annually for family to identify and resolve personal concerns at no charge.

Fitness Center at Highlands

X

X

Upon employment

Employees and one guest over the age of 18 may join for FREE.

Bereavement (Funeral Leave)

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

Full-Time Employees, upon employment; Part-Time after one year

At Employee request, employee (F/T) may be granted up to three (3) days. Other details provided upon hire.

Health Insurance:  Cigna/Loomis

1-800-346-1223

X

Scheduled 40 Hours

Per Pay

1st of the month following date of hire

Comprehensive health care program as described in the Summary Plan Description.  Enrollment is not automatic and Employee must enroll on-line.

Holiday (x6 Official)

X

N/A

Upon employment

Six paid holidays per year: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

Holiday Worked

X

X

Upon employment

Time and one half pay.  Full-time Employees also get another day off.

Jury Duty

X

X

Upon employment

Employees are paid the difference between what Employee would have earned at full pay and what Employee was paid for each jury duty day.

Liability Insurance

X

X

Upon employment

Fully covered under company liability insurance program with complete malpractice insurance.

Life Insurance

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

After 6 months

Fully paid by The Highlands.  Employees receive death benefits equal to 1X annual salary.

Long-Term Disability

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

After 6 months

Fully paid by The Highlands.  An income protection plan which provides up to 60% of an Employee’s salary after 90 days of continuous total disability.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

Upon hire.  Employees earn paid time off for each hour worked without any waiting periods. 

Paid Time Off is an allotment of time placed in two separate banks—Paid Time Off (PTO) and an Income Protection Account (IPA).  PTO can be used as vacation, personal, family needs or short term illnesses of 4 days or less.  IPA time is used for periods of illness on the 5th day of an approved absence.

PTO Cash Out

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

Upon employment when the required number of hours is accrued.

Employees may voluntarily cash out PTO hours at 75% of their value, at any time, in 8 hour increments.  The maximum number of hours that may be cashed out in any one year is 64 for full time and 32 for part time.  Every staff member must maintain a minimum number of hours before cashing out any hours—72 hours for full time and 36 hours for part time. Employees approaching 150% cap on their PTO time should consider cashing out hours.  

Recreation and Special Events

X

X

Upon employment

Holiday Party, Employee Appreciation Events, etc.

403b

X

X

Upon hire.

Automatic enrollment of 4% of salary. 

The Highlands will match 50 cents of every dollar up to 4% of your pay!

Section 125 Spending Account Plan

 

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

 

Upon employment

Provides the opportunity to use pre-tax dollars to pay for health, dental, vision or child care benefits.  Subtracts an elected amount from your paycheck before state and federal income taxes are calculated.

Service Awards

X

X

After 5 years, then every 5 years thereafter

Employees select their award choice depending on their years of service.  Awards are presented during the annual anniversary celebration luncheon.

 

Short-Term Disability

X

Scheduled 32 Hours

Per Pay

Upon hire.

Voluntary short term disability protection is available to cover up to 60% of your salary for up to 3 months of disability.  This option is elected at time of hire and during open enrollment thereafter.

Social Security

X

X

Upon employment

Monthly payment for life at age 62 or later.

Time Away From Work

X

X

Upon completion of Introductory Period

Leave of Absences may be granted for a maximum of 12 weeks.  FMLA may be granted up to 12 weeks. IPA time is required to be used during the leave, if available.  Unpaid time is used after paid time is exhausted. 

Vision Coverage

X

Scheduled 40 Hours

Per Pay

VBA (Vision Benefits of America)

Free eye exams every year. Family coverage can be purchased for glasses/contacts.

Worker's Compensation

X

X

Upon employment

Available to all Employees if a workplace injury occurs.  You must report the injury to your supervisor immediately and see a workers’ compensation panel physician if more than first aid is required.

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