Benefits and Rewards

Because our associates carry out our mission every day at Olathe Health, we are committed to being a loyal, supporting employer, so they may continue to deliver the best medical care to our community.

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We Offer Competitive Benefits

We offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that includes affordable Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plans, dental and vision, retirement savings with company matching, medical/dependent spending accounts, life and disability insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and many other benefits detailed here.

Benefits and Rewards List

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is a benefit provided to all full- and part-time associates so that they can enjoy time away from work for vacations, holidays and personal time. The rate at which associates accrue PTO increases the longer associates work for Olathe Health.
  • Wellness is an integral part of our culture at Olathe Health—both for associates and spouses. Associates and spouses enrolled in our medical plans can earn a premium differential each year by participating in our wellness programs, including health screenings, healthy living challenges, and online and in-person seminars, coaching and educational programs. In addition, our associates receive discounted YMCA memberships.
  • Olathe Health is committed to recognizing and rewarding associates who exemplify our mission, vision and expectations of workplace excellence. From special associates events and hospital week celebrations, to outstanding associates and team awards and milestone service recognition rewards, it’s important for us to show our associates how meaningful their time and talent is to us, our patients and the rest of the Olathe Health community.
  • Sick leave is a benefit provided to all associates with a status of 40 or more hours per pay period. The sick-leave benefit may be used following completion of the 90-day introductory period.
  • Olathe Health is committed the ongoing education of our associates. We provide tuition reimbursement for associates with a minimum status of 48 hours per pay period after six months of employment. Assistance is available for approved college credit toward an associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree or course work applicable to the non-physician-employee’s job.
  • Medical Insurance

    Olathe Health provides medical insurance through Blue KC to all associates with a full-time status and their eligible dependents. Dependents meeting the eligibility requirements are covered through the end of the calendar year in which they turn 26. With two Blue Cross Blue Shield plans to choose from, as well as additional savings available when you receive care from Olathe Medical Center/Miami County Medical Center and hospital-owned physicians, we want to make healthcare affordable for our associates and their families.

    Dental Insurance

    Dental insurance is offered to all associates with a full-time status. Coverage includes preventive care, basic and major dental services, including implants. An optional dental buy-up plan includes orthodondia services.

    Vision Insurance

    Vision coverage is offered to all associates with a full-time status. Our plan includes eye exams, frame and lens allowances and contact lens coverage.

    Life Insurance

    Olathe Health provides associates with a status of at least 40 hours per pay period fully paid group Basic Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance. Associates may elect to add supplemental life benefits for themselves and their dependents.

    Disability Insurance

    Eligible full-time associates at Olathe Health receive Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance. If an associate is unable to return to work after 180 days due to a long-term disability, the LTD plan provides a monthly percentage of salary (up to a maximum amount) at no cost to the associate. Associates may purchase an additional monthly benefit at a special group rate. A maximum monthly benefit applies, and a statement of health may apply.

  • All Olathe Health associates are eligible to contribute a percentage of their income to a 403(b) retirement plan. Contributions are automatically deducted, and Fidelity provides planning support, allowing you to put together a portfolio suited to your particular needs. Olathe Health provides a generous matching contribution. Associates may also choose to make contributions into a Roth 403(b) offering after-tax contributions and tax-free earnings distributions upon retirement.
  • Associates with a full-time status can contribute to medical and dependent/elder care spending accounts. The medical spending account allows you to use your pre-tax deductions to help pay for certain healthcare expenses like deductibles, copays and miscellaneous out-of-pocket medical expenses. A dependent care/elder care spending account lets you use pre-tax deductions for the cost of caring for your dependent children/elder while you are at work.

  • All Olathe Health associates have access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which provides confidential assistance with personal, family or work problems such as workplace conflicts, interpersonal difficulties, marriage and family concerns, stress management, emotional upsets, financial matters, and alcohol/drug problems. The EAP program helps connect associates with licensed professionals who provides diagnostic assessment and treatment referrals if needed.
  • Olathe Health associates enjoy a variety of other benefits, including a discount at our hospital cafeterias, bereavement leave, paid jury leave, notary service, free parking and discounts on cell phone plans, area attractions, wellness classes, YMCA memberships, associate referral bonuses and more.
  • Identity Theft Coverage

    Associates may choose to purchase identity theft coverage with our group discount to protect their credit history, credit score and identity. The service provides comprehensive protection focused on prevention, detection and restoration.

    Pet Insurance

    Full-time and part-time associates may purchase pet insurance for their dogs, cats, ferrets, birds, reptiles and other exotic pets. Plans cover surgeries, lab fees, diagnostic tests, hospitalization, prescription drugs and more at veterinarian, specialists and emergency providers. Affordable wellness coverage can be added to any medical plan for an additional premium.

    Legal Plan

    We partner with LegalShield to provide associates access to quality legal services while protecting associates from the high cost of legal fees. This is a voluntary plan that associates may enroll in anytime throughout the year. When associates use a plan attorney, they have unlimited telephone advice and office consultations on all personal legal matters, including consumer protection, family law, debt matters, immigration assistance, defense of civil lawsuits, traffic matters (except DUI), and wills and estate planning. Please note that the plan does not cover business and employment-related matters.

    Indemnity Plan

    Hospital indemnity insurance is an optional benefit that provides financial assistance during hospital stays to help cover out-of-pocket-expenses health insurance doesn’t cover, for instance transportation, meals for family members, help with child care, or time away from work.

    Whole Life Insurance

    Whole life coverage options are available to associates, their spouses, children and grandchildren. Interest-sensitive whole life insurance is designed to provide death benefits to your beneficiaries if you pass away, but it can also build cash value that you can utilize while you are still living. The policy is owned by you, so you can keep your coverage even when you retire or change jobs. As long as the premium continues to be paid, your rate is guaranteed never to increase, and your benefits can never decrease.

    Accident Insurance

    Designed to supplement employer-sponsored health coverage, accident insurance pays specific benefit amounts for expenses resulting from non-work-related injuries or accidents. Hospitalization, physical therapy, intensive care, transportation, and lodging are some of the out-of-pocket expenses that this accident insurance could cover. You do not have to be enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan to enroll in this benefit. Coverage is available for employees, their spouses, and/or their children. An optional rider may be added, which provides additional coverage for hospital confinement due to a covered sickness.

    Short-Term Disability

    This income protection policy can help replace a portion of the associate’s salary should they experience a disability. The plan pays monthly benefits in the event of sickness and off-the-job accidents.

    Critical Illness

    Critical Illness insurance can help supplement major medical coverage by helping associates pay the direct and indirect costs associated with a critical illness or event. Conditions covered under this program include cancer, heart attack, stroke, major organ transplant, kidney failure and paralysis (due to accident). The coverage also includes an annual health screening benefit. Benefits are paid tax-free in a lump sum to be used at the claimant’s discretion.

  • Olathe Health is proud to offer you adoption assistance! Complete the Olathe Health Adoption Assistance plan form to receive $5,000 per child.

    You are eligible for adoption assistance if:
    – You are a full-time associate with 30+ hours per week.
    – Have been employed at Olathe Health for 181 continuous days.
    – Are in the process of adopting a child (under the age of 18 or is physically/mentally incapable of self-care).
    – You must complete the Olathe Health Adoption Assistance Plan form and provide supporting documentation.

  • Olathe Health offers paid parental leave. You can take five consecutive days of paid time off if you have given birth to a child, are a spouse or committed partner of an individual who has given birth to a child, or if you are a biological parent of the newborn child or adopted child. You must provide your supervisor and HR with a request for leave notice at least 30 days prior to proposed date of the leave and provide all the required documentation.

    You are eligible for paid parental leave if:

    – You are a full-time associate with 30+ hours per week.
    – Have been employed at Olathe Health for 181 continuous days.