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Employee Benefits

Nantucket Cottage Hospital is please to offer the following benefits to employees who hold positions of 20 hours per week or more that are budgeted as regular full-time or regular part-time positions. Benefits are prorated for positions that are less than 40 hours per week. In addition, the hospital employs other individuals who are not eligible to participate in the hospital's benefit plans and benefit accrual programs, including the following:

Regularly scheduled to work less than twenty (20) hours per week.

Per Diem
Called in to work as needed, or in accordance with department per diem status requirements.

Regularly scheduled to work for a specified period of time, generally not to exceed nine (9) months, or as otherwise provided in any applicable Union Contract.

Eligible employees at the hospital are provided with a wide range of benefits. A number of the programs (such as Social Security, workers' compensation, and unemployment insurance) cover all employees in the manner prescribed by law. Some benefit programs require contributions from employees, and others are fully paid by the hospital. In addition, some benefits require your status to be Regular Full-Time and Regular Part-Time and have minimum scheduled hours per week for eligibility; others are available to all employees, regardless of hours worked or employee type.

The following benefit programs are available to eligible hospital employees:

  • Health Insurance Plan
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Additional Life Insurance
  • Home/Auto Insurance
  • Hospital Private Room Discount
  • Employee Emergency Loan Fund
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Matching 403b Retirement Plan
  • Airline/Boat Discount Tickets
  • Malpractice/Liability Insurance

Separate booklets that describe the various benefit plans that are summarized only briefly in this section are available from the Human Resources Department. The actual provisions of each formal plan, policy or union contract govern in determining eligibility for benefits, benefit levels and all other matters.

Nantucket Cottage Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. NCH actively supports a policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nantucket Cottage Hospital is an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and a member of Partners HealthCare.