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Employee Benefits


As a health care organization, we recognize the need to provide our employees with quality benefit plans that provide choice and value.  Eligibility for each program is outlined in the employee manual and may be dependent on employment status, schedule of work hours, and other factors.

Benefits include:

  • Generous Paid Time Off program (including Holiday, Vacation, Personal and Sick time)
  • Health Insurance (choice of self-insured Point of Service plan or an HMO)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employer paid Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan (non-contributory)
  • Pre-Tax Spending Programs for Out-of-Pocket Medical and Dependent Care expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • New York State Short Term Disability
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program
  • Continuing Education Program 
  • Tax-Deferred Annuity program
  • Pre-Tax Transportation and Parking arrangements
  • Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Short Term Disability

Plus many other employee services, such as:

  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Daycare Programs 
  • On-Site Travel Services
  • Out-Patient Pharmacy
  • On-Site Credit Union and Bank
  • Nursing Rooms for Moms
  • Discounted Cellular Phone Service
  • On-Site Postal Service Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Direct Deposit
  • Wellness Program

This summary only highlights Albany Medical Center's employee benefit program. The actual terms of the various employee benefit plans are stated in and governed by the formal plan documents. A participant and/or beneficiary, shall not have any right to benefits under the plans that in any way interferes with Albany Medical Center's right to terminate or amend any plan.  Albany Medical Center makes no promise to continue plan benefits in the future and rights to future benefits will never vest (except to the extent provided in an Albany Medical Center retirement plan).