Granville Health System Employee Benefits Summary 


Health & Prescription Insurance

Dental Insurance

Basic Life AD&D Insurance

Short-Term Disability

Long-Term Disability

Vision Insurance

Whole Life Insurance

Cancer Insurance

Accident Insurance

Critical Illness Insurance

Hospital Intensive Care Protection

Long-Term Care Insurance

Hospital Confinement Indemnity

Worker's Compensation

Flexible Spending Accounts

Retirement Plans

Paid Time Off

Sick Leave

Other Types of Leave

Employee Assistance Program

Miscellaneous Benefits


 

Health and Prescription Insurance 

Granville Health System (GHS) offers a four-tier medical plan with a low deductible and out-of-pocket co-pays. GHS pays the majority of the medical plan premiums. Premiums paid by the employee can be pre-taxed. Click here for more information about Tier 1 providers.

A 30-day or 90-day supply of prescription medications are available through network retail pharmacies.

Additional pharmacy discounts are available to employees participating in the GHS wellness program. Click here for more information about the 340b program.

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.  
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Dental Insurance

Granville Health System offers dental benefits for employees and their dependents, and GHS pays the majority of the dental premiums.    

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.    

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Basic Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance 

At no cost to the employee, GHS provides life and AD&D insurance of 1 x annual base salary up to a maximum of $180,000 for the employee, $5,000 for the spouse, and $2,500 for each dependent child.  The employee must be enrolled in GHS’s health insurance plan to receive this benefit.

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS. 

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Short-Term Disability 

Employees have the option of purchasing short-term disability insurance. Short-term disability protection begins after a two-week elimination period following the onset of the disability and may continue up to 90 days. Short-term disability pays according to individual selections upon enrollment.   

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.    

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Long-Term Disability 

Employees have the option of purchasing long-term disability insurance.  LTD provides protection when a disability extends beyond 90 days.  LTD pays 60% of annualized base pay up to a maximum of $5,000 per month.    

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.   

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Voluntary Vision Insurance 

Voluntary vision benefits include a comprehensive eye exam, frames, lenses, contact lenses, and LASIK surgery.  Coverage is available for employee and dependents.  Employee has the option of purchasing vision insurance.

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.        

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Voluntary Whole Life Insurance 

Employees may purchase whole life insurance as a voluntary benefit.  Traditional whole life insurance provides cash value accumulation based on a low fixed interest rate.  Coverage may be purchased for the employee, spouse, and children. 

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.        

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Voluntary Cancer Policy 

Cancer insurance helps maintain financial security in the event of a cancer diagnosis.  Four levels of coverage are available for the employee and dependents. 

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.  

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Voluntary Accident Insurance 

The Accident Plan offsets out-of-pocket costs, such as deductibles and co-payments that are not paid by your health insurance.  This benefit also provides disability benefits if you or your spouse are involved in a serious accident or suffer a serious illness that results in a disability. 

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.

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Voluntary Critical Illness Insurance 

Critical Illness Insurance complements major medical coverage by helping employees pay for the direct and indirect costs associated with specified critical illnesses such as heart attack, stroke, major organ transplant, end-stage renal failure, and cancer.      

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS. 

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Voluntary Hospital Intensive Care Protection 

Hospital Intensive Care Protection provides first-day coverage for accidents, and second-day coverage for sicknesses.  Participants can receive benefits that pay up to a total of 31 days per confinement in an intensive care unit and subsequent confinement in a sub-acute intensive care unit.

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.   

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Voluntary Hospital Confinement Indemnity Insurance 

Hospital Confinement Indemnity Insurance pays for gaps not covered by health insurance, such as deductibles and co-pays.  Benefits are paid directly to the employee, and there is no lifetime maximum to any of the benefits provided within the policy.

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.     

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Workers’ Compensation 

Workers’ compensation benefit is provided by GHS for employees with a work-related injury or illness.  

All employees are eligible on the first day of employment with Granville Health System.

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Flexible Spending Accounts 

GHS offers both Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).  Employees may view their FSA account balances, including year-to-date contributions, claims, and reimbursements, online at www.flex125.com.  Participating employees will receive an AmeriFlex Convenience Card, similar to a MasterCard debit card, providing electronic access to FSA funds. 

 

Medical Reimbursement – Maximum is $2,500/year.

Dependent Care Reimbursement – Maximum is $5,000/year. 

 

Insurance for eligible employees is effective the first day of the month after 30 days of employment with GHS.   

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Retirement Plans 

Participation in the NC Local Government Employee Retirement System is mandatory for all full-time and part-time employees with benefits beginning with the first pay period after 90 days of employment with Granville Health System.  Employee contributes 6% of gross pay pre-taxed.

 

NC Supplemental Retirement Plans

GHS employees may make elective contributions to a 457(b) deferred savings plan and 401(k), subject to governmental limitations.   

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Paid Time Off (PTO) 

Full-time and part-time with benefits employees accrue PTO within their first day of employment.  For non-exempt employees, PTO is available for use after 90 days of employment.  There is no waiting period for exempt employees.  Unused balances at the end of the year will carry over to a maximum of 320 hours (40 days).  Part-time with benefits employees accrue one-half the benefit of a full-time employee.  GHS will pay out PTO when employment terminates, provided the employee gives and works their proper notice.

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Extended Illness Leave 

Full-time and part-time with benefits employees accrue extended illness hours within their first day of employment.  Part-time with benefits employees accrue one-half the benefit of a full-time employee.  Employees can begin using extended illness hours after 90 days as a full-time employee and six months as a part-time employee.  Unused balances carry over with no maximum accrual.  There is no payout of sick leave when employment terminates.

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Bereavement Leave 

Full time employees are eligible to receive up to three days (or 24 hours) of bereavement pay in the event of a death in the immediate family.  Immediate family is defined as husband, wife, son, son-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, mother, mother-in-law, father, father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, grandparent, or grandchild, or any step or foster relations in any of these categories. 

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Jury Duty and Subpoenas 

An employee who must appear in court for either jury duty or as a witness is provided paid time for participating in this community service.

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Employee Assistance Program 

Employees and their immediate family members are eligible to take advantage of professional, confidential counseling services up to three sessions per year at no cost through Granville Health System’s Behavioral Health Services.  

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Miscellaneous Benefits

  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Direct deposit    
  • 20% discount from Granville Medical Center cafeteria
  • ATM located on the first floor of the main campus
  • Quarterly and monthly employee recognition programs 
  • 50% discount on medical bills provided payment is made within 30 days of date of invoice

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