As part of the LG Health/Penn Medicine system, PA College is proud to be able
to offer its employees exceptional benefit programs. These total
reward offerings include health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, retirement income programs and tuition
assistance. Also offered are discounted movie and event
tickets for purchase, group banking offerings, wireless service
programs and access to discounts for local sporting and other
Choice of traditional PPO provider or high deductible health
program with corresponding Health Savings Account (HSA). Both
programs provide in-patient, out-patient, behavioral health and
prescription drug coverage.
Two dental insurance plans are offered to help employees and their
families achieve their oral health goals. Both plans provide
the freedom of choice to visit any dentist, regardless of their
participation in the MetLife dental network. Coverage is
available for preventive, simple restorative, major restorative and
orthodontia dental procedures.
Coverage is available for vision exam, frame(s), lenses and
contacts, as well as an option for non-prescription sunglasses.
Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent
These accounts allow employees to use pre-tax dollars deducted from
their pay to help cover eligible out-of-pocket health/dental/vision
expenses, as well as dependent care (child or adult dependent)
Eligible employees are provided with life insurance coverage at no
Retirement Income Account
Employee Contributions: All employees may begin contributing to the
Retirement Income Account (RIA) upon hire. If you do not
elect otherwise, 6% of your eligible pay will be deducted from your
paycheck and deposited into your RIA as a pre-tax contribution
after 45 days of employment with PA College. You have the option to
decline participating in the RIA at any time.
Employer Contributions: In addition to your own contributions,
PA College will make pre-tax employer contributions to your
RIA. To be eligible for employer contributions, you must
complete six months of service and have attained age 21.
Beginning with your first paycheck after your six month
anniversary, the College will contribute 2% of your eligible
bi-weekly compensation (whether you are actively contributing or
not) as an Employer Basic Contribution*. The College will also
match your contributions, 50% up to 6% of compensation (you must be
actively contributing to receive the Employer Matching
*May differ per hiring entity.
You must complete three years of service, working 1,000 hours or
more in each calendar year, to become 100% vested in the LG Health/Penn Medicine
Employer Basic and Matching Contributions. You are always 100%
vested in your own contributions.
Paid Time Bank (PTB)
Employees accrue PTB hours for the purposes of holiday pay,
vacation time, personal time and short-term illness or
injury. Year-end PTB balances are rolled over from one year
to the next, up to the PTB accrual maximum.
Please note: regular faculty do not accrue PTB, and are
instead granted a specified number of days off per academic
Short Term Disability (STD)PA College employees accrue STD hours each pay period, beginning
with your date of hire.
Please note: regular faculty do not accrue STD, and are
instead granted a specified number of days off per academic
Long Term Disability (LTD)
PA College provides employees with LTD coverage for absences
greater than 90 consecutive days due to a disabling illness - at no
Voluntary Life Insurance Plans
Employees may opt to purchase Supplemental Term Life Insurance
or Supplemental Spouse & Dependent Child Life Insurance at low
group insurance rates. Two voluntary AFLAC plans are also
offered to provide additional income for unexpected expenses due to
a covered illness or injury.
Voluntary Short Term Disability
Employees may purchase additional disability income insurance.
This benefit helps to safeguard income in the event of a prolonged
illness or injury.
Employees have access to confidential and professional credit and
debt counseling and other services regarding foreclosure
prevention, reverse mortgage and first-time home buyer
Auto & Homeowners Insurance
This program allows employees to purchase auto and home insurance
at special group rates and have premiums paid through convenient
payroll deduction. Additional insurance policies are also
available, including renters, boat and condo insurance.
MyHealthy Living (and Rewards) ProgramIncludes access to an onsite employee fitness center, preventive
screenings, fitness and educational classes. In addition, the
MyHealthy Living Rewards program offers financial incentives for
participating in health-promoting activities.
Employee Fitness CenterAccessible 24/7, the Employee Fitness Center offers a
variety of physical fitness classes to employees (including yoga,
Pilates, kickboxing, dance and strength training) as well as
preventive screenings and classes regarding healthy weight
management, stress management, community health, childbirth
education classes and tobacco cessation counseling.
Employee Assistance Program
This program provides confidential counseling and referral services
for employees and their family members.
Employee Assistance Fund
This program provides financial support for eligible employees
facing one of a range of temporary circumstances that result in
personal or family hardships.
Employees are offered discounts on prescription drugs and
over-the-counter items through the Employee Convenience and
LifeCare Pharmacies. Over-the-phone and online prescription
refill services, as well as prescription delivery services to your
home or office are also available.
Employee Service Center
Employees may purchase discounted transit and group travel tickets,
movie and special show tickets, amusement park and sports event
tickets. Additional services offered include dry cleaning
drop off/pick up, access to copy and fax machines and free internet
Home in the City A neighborhood housing program for eligible employees,
Home in the City consists of three programs: Mortgage Insurance,
Settlement Assistance and Curb Appeal. These programs apply to
residential properties in an established area. If you are
buying a home for your primary residence or currently own and
reside in a home within the established area, you may be eligible
to participate in all or some of these programs.
Tuition Assistance ProgramTuition assistance is available to eligible
employees. LG Health/Penn Medicine will reimburse up to $4,500 per calendar
year for undergraduate courses* and up to $4,800 per calendar year
for graduate level courses.
*If you attend the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences, you can
be reimbursed up to 90% for undergraduate courses, limited to a 26
credit maximum, per calendar year. Graduate-level courses will be
reimbursed up to 90%, limited to an 18 credit maximum, per calendar
Discounted meals at employer-owned cafeterias and cafes
Legal and financial services
Eldercare Information & Support Program
Free immunizations and health screenings