Benefits for Riverside Health System Employees
Riverside team member benefits are competitive in the region and provide a high degree of flexibility and support for you and your family. The specific benefits package you receive will vary, depending on the division you will be working with, your status and your responsibilities.
Riverside offers health insurance coverage to eligible team members and their eligible family members using pre-tax dollars. You and Riverside share in the cost of the coverage.
Optional dental coverage is available for eligible team members and their eligible family members using pre-tax dollars. Choose from three different dental plan options.
Optional vision coverage is available for eligible team members and their eligible family members using pre-tax dollars. Choose from two different vision plans.
Spending and Savings Accounts
You may enroll in one of these tax-advantaged accounts that allow before-tax dollars to pay for eligible expenses. Medical Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, or Health Savings Account (only available if enrolled one of the high deductible health plans.
The Riverside Group Life Insurance Plan for eligible full time team members, provides financial protection for your beneficiary(ies) by paying a cash benefit in the event of your death. This benefit also includes worldwide emergency travel assistance.
Optional Employee Life Insurance
Protecting your family's future is important, and there are many ways to prepare for it, including life insurance. In addition to the group insurance program, Riverside offers optional employee life insurance and optional dependent life insurance.
Voluntary Universal Life Insurance
The Voluntary Universal Life Insurance program allows you to purchase coverage for yourself, your spouse, children or grandchildren.
Disability Insurance provides income protection to eligible full time team members if you are unable to perform your job due to an illness or injury that lasts more than 90 days.
Voluntary Short Term Disability
Voluntary short term disability benefits to eligible employees.
Voluntary Supplemental Medicine Insurance
You may choose to enroll in a voluntary Accident, Critical Illness or Hospital Indemnity plan.
The voluntary legal plan provides a mechanism to reduce the cost of legal services and encourages preventive legal care.
Identity Theft Protection
Voluntary coverage for identity theft protection services.
Retirement Savings Plan
The Riverside Health System Retirement Savings Plans are designed to give team members a simple, tax-effective means to save for retirement. If you are eligible, you may also receive matching contributions from Riverside.
Employee Assistance Program
Our Work Life Services and Employee Assistance Program help you keep your life in balance so that personal concerns don't impact your job performance and your well-being. Through a partnership with Health Advocate, you receive private, confidential consultation and referral services for a wide range of personal and job-related issues.
Paid Time Off (PTO) / Vacation and Holidays
PTO / Vacation / Holiday benefits provide time off with pay for rest, relaxation, and other personal uses.
Riverside's team member wellness program encourages healthy lifestyles by offering exercise classes, nutrition sessions and other wellness activities.
Wellness and Fitness Center Discounts
Riverside team members can take advantage of a discounted membership rate when they join Riverside Wellness and Fitness Centers.
DollarSmart Discount Program
The Riverside DollarSmart discount program allows you to stretch your paycheck with discounts and special offers at local participating businesses. You save money and the local merchant gains a valued customer –you!
Riverside encourages personal and professional development by providing an Educational Assistance program. Some courses and educational programs are eligible for scholarships available through the Riverside Health System Foundation.
Riverside recognizes that team members may choose to build their families through adoption –a process that can subject the adoptive parents to significant expense. Adoption Assistance provides a cash benefit to ease the financial burden of adoption.
Our attendance awards show appreciation for your service and dedication.
Our team members can receive annual seasonal flu shots at no cost. Our Human Resources departments have additional information on this benefit.
Help Fund for Riverside Team Members
The Help Fund assists Riverside team members who experience a disaster or personal loss through no fault of their own. Employees may request funds to help cover unexpected costs such as: house fire damage repair, emergency shelter needs, funeral expenses, flood or hurricane damage repair, and similar expenses. A group of Riverside team members make the funding decisions, dependent on the qualified needs of the team member and the availability of assets held by the Fund.
Child Development and Learning Center
Team members are eligible to use the accredited Riverside Child Development and Learning Center at very competitive rates. The center, located in the City Center/Oyster Point area of Newport News, offers children a stimulating, safe, and educational environment.
Riverside Facility Cafeterias
Meals at discount prices are available for team members in the on-site cafeterias at larger Riverside facilities.
Extended Illness Bank (EIB) / Sick Leave
This benefit provides income protection if you are unable to perform your job due to illness or injury.
Family Medical Leave Act
Team members are eligible to apply for a leave of absence. Qualifying team members may be granted a leave of absence under Family and Medical Leave Act guidelines as defined by the US Department of Labor. See: "Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act."