Stamford Health Total Rewards and Benefits

We understand that our employees at Stamford Health are the key to achieving our mission, vision, and values. In order to attract and show appreciation for our key talent, we happily provide an outstanding rewards package. Live and work in one of the most desirable locations in the United States. Become part of an independent health system where your voice matters and is committed to high standards and patient-centered care. Stamford Health offers our physicians a contemporary and competitive compensation program focused on productivity, quality, and program growth. Work-life balance and flexibility is woven into the fabric of our culture. In addition to a superior benefits package, we specifically offer paid parental leave and a variety of programs focused on well-being and behavioral health for our physicians and their dependents.

Compensation Packages include:

  • Competitive wages achieved through ongoing review of local, regional and national market
  • Additional pay for degrees and certifications for certain positions
  • Evening, night, weekend and holiday premiums
  • Sign-on bonuses for select positions
  • Referral bonuses for select positions ranging from $1,500 to $15,000
  • Annual Performance Review that includes an potential bonus opportunity for superior quality, service and performance
  • Opportunities for additional compensation for career ladders, skill-based pay, career paths and promotions
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

Medical Benefits:

  • Choice of health insurance plans, with employee and dependent coverage beginning on day 1
  • Stamford Hospital employee contributions are extremely competitive and typically lower than our target market
  • Dental plan with orthodontia and inplant coverage
  • Health and dependent care reimbursement accounts

Retirement Benefits:

  • Defined contribution retirement plan with employer match - eligibility is based on hours worked 
  • Stamford Hospital provides both a basic contribution for eligible employees and an additional contribution (match) for those employees who also contribute. 

PTO & Leave:

Paid Time Off: 

  • Generous PTO program ranging from 21 to 31 days off per year
  • Eligible employees begin to accrue time off from their first day of work, up to a maximum of 450.00 hours. Employees can carry over unused accrued time
  • Six paid holidays: New Year's, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Personal Leave Includes: 

  • Jury Duty
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Bereavement Leave


Transportation Benefits:

  • Free parking and shuttle from main campus to Stamford train station for commuters
  • We offer a tax-deferred commutation program for both parking and public transportation
  • Employee Credit Union

Supplemental Benefits:

Stamford Hospital also offers employees the opportunity to voluntarily access additional benefits through payroll deductions, including:

  • Voluntary life insurance for employees and dependents
  • Employee Credit Union

Welfare Benefits:

  • Hospital-paid employee-assisted program (EAP)
  • Voluntary life & accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance 
  • Vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement 

Additional and Voluntary Benefits Include:

  • Short-term disability 
  • Critical Care and accident insurance 
  • Pet insurance
  • Identity theft protection 
  • Concierge service including dry cleaning service, travel arrangements, car repair service
  • Subsidized cafeteria meals 
  • Child care partnership with Bright Horizons
  • Direct deposit of paycheck

Through UnitedHealthcare, UMR and HealthSCOPE Benefits creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of Stamford Health.

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