2024 Stewart Memorial Community Hospital & McCrary-Rost Clinics Employee Benefits Package


Health Insurance: Auxiant (Midland’s Choice) -- Shared Cost

  • High deductible health plan (HDHP) : Annual deductibles; $1500 single/$3000 family

  • PPO Plan

Health Savings Account -- Shared Cost

  • SMCH contributes $500 single/$1000 family when enrolled in HDHP

Dental Insurance: Principal Dental

  • High plan and low plan offered

Vision Insurance: VSP

  • Basic plan and enhanced plan offered

Short-Term Disability -- Employer Paid

  • Pays 66.67% of base pay up to 12 weeks if employee is unable to work due to injury or illness

Long-Term Disability -- Employer Paid

  • Pays 60% monthly benefit if an employee is unable to work due to injury or illness

Flexible Savings Account

  • Pre-tax dollars used for medical expenses ($3050 limit); dependent care ($5000 limit)

Reliance Standard Supplemental Insurance

  • Critical illness, accident, hospital indemnity

Identity Theft Insurance: Lifelock

  • Two levels of coverage available

Life Insurance

  • Employer paid 1.5x annual salary for employee
  • Supplemental life insurance for employee, spouse and children

Retirement Savings 403(b)

  • Pre-tax and/or Roth contributions
  • Can contribute immediately
  • Eligible for company match in January or July after 1 year of employment (1000 hours worked during plan year)
  • 50% company match (max. 3% match to employee 6% contribution)
  • Fully vested after 6 years


New employees may be eligible to receive benefits on the first of the month following their first 30 days of employment.


  • Time and a half pay for scheduled personnel on six holidays

Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Vacation, holiday, sick leave, etc. available after 90 days of employment
  • Full-time employees receive 176 hours (22 days) per year
  • Part-time employees earn .06 PTO hours for every hour worked

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Confidential counseling on personal or work matters for employees and family members including children up to 26


  • Fitness center open 24/7; free for employees, family members or 1 non-family guest
  • Body and Mind (BAM) Program
  • Tobacco-free campus

Convenience Perks

  • Tax-free shopping at Heart Strings Gift Shoppe
  • Purchase bulk and reduced-cost items through dietary and purchasing
  • 40% discount on food and drinks at The Junction cafeteria
  • 10% discount on over-the-counter items at Community Pharmacy
  • Payroll deduct for items purchased in the facility
  • Free coffee, iced tea, cappuccino, hot chocolate and popcorn in The Junction daily
  • UPS shipping and receiving for personal packages


  • Formal recognition awards program
  • Milestone anniversary gifts


  • ACLS, BLS, TNCC, PALS, HeartSaver and NRP classes held onsite
  • Iowa Hospital Association (IHA) membership fees paid by SMCH
  • Scholarship and tuition assistance programs
  • Partnerships with three Universities that provide all levels of continued education