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GBMC is committed to the wellness of each employee as a whole person – this includes physical, emotional, financial, and spiritual wellness. Our selection of benefits seek to offer you and your family the resources you need to thrive. We hope you fully experience the last of our Four Aims, More Joy.

Get and Stay Healthy

GBMC is proud to keep our community healthy, starting with our own team!

Mix and match the health/wellness benefits to build the program that works for you!

Fitness and Wellness Center: GBMC has a Fitness and Wellness Center on the Main Hospital Campus. The center is open to employees and volunteers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With state-of-the-art equipment, weights, showers, and more, what else could you ask for? The best part is that it's only $9 per pay period!

Work at another GBMC site, or have a membership with MAC/ACAC, YMCA or Brick Bodies? We have discounts for you there, too!

Health Insurance: GBMC offers employees two health insurance options, one with CareFirst and one with Kaiser Permanente. Both options include prescription drug coverage. Sign up during annual Open Enrollment or following a life event at GBMCBenefits.com.

Wellness Discounts: Save $50 per pay period ($1,300 per year) on your health insurance premiums on the CareFirst plan by completing several simple steps through HCI Active, our wellness program. Save an additional $50 per pay period on either health plan by not smoking. See HCI for resources on quitting smoking.

Vision and Dental Insurance: GBMC offers two vision insurance plans, one through VSP and the other being a free vision certificate through GBMC’s own eye clinic. Dental insurance coverage is offered through Cigna.

FSA: A Flexible Spending Account through Discovery allows you to designate funds on a pre-tax basis for health-related expenses.


Plan for the Future

Retirement Savings:

The GBMC, Inc. Voluntary 403(b) Plan and GBMC, Inc. 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan are powerful tools to help you reach your retirement goals. As a supplement to other retirement benefits or savings that you may have, these Plans allow you to save and invest additional money for retirement! Not only will you defer taxes immediately, you may build extra savings consistently and automatically and learn more about saving and investing for your financial future.

403(b) Plan: A 403(b) plan, such as the GBMC 403(b) Plan, is a retirement savings plan designed to allow eligible employees to supplement any existing retirement and pension benefits by saving and investing through voluntary salary deferral. You can make contributions to the 403(b) plan on a pre-tax basis, in which case contributions and any earnings on your contributions are tax-deferred until money is withdrawn, usually during retirement.

401(a) Plan: The 401(a) Plan is a retirement savings plan designed to allow GBMC to supplement your retirement benefits. To be eligible to participate in the 401(a) Plan, you must be an active employee regularly scheduled to work in an eligible job classification.

Disability & life Insurances: These benefits are about having added peace of mind that you will have income in the event you face an extended illness or injury.

Employees have the option of purchasing short-term disability insurance to cover 40% or 60% of their income. Long-term disability and life insurance are paid by the company. Dependent life insurance is available for purchase.

Identity Theft Protection: Identity theft protection is offered through Lifelock.

Legal: Legal service plans can be purchased through Metlaw Legal.


Care for Yourself

It’s important to take time to care for yourself, so you can be even better at taking care of others.

Time off benefits are offered so you can refresh, re-energize, and recover. That way you can be at your best – both at work and in your personal life.

Employees earn vacation in varying amounts depending on position and years of service. In addition, GBMC observes six paid holidays each year and employees receive one personal day per quarter.

For health and family issues, Family Medical Leave is available, in addition to Maryland Sick & Safe Leave and regular Sick leave time.

When you and your family face times of grief and loss, Bereavement Leave is available. Additionally, our own Gilchrist Grief Counseling may help you get through the challenges of losing a loved one.

Life is complicated, so our Employee Assistance Program through Carebridge is part of an overall wellness approach designed to nurture a culture that supports our ability to care for ourselves as well as we care for our patients. EAP may be able to assist you with a wide variety of services, from finding solutions to personal and family issues to supporting you in completing daily life responsibilities. EAP is a confidential resource providing counseling, information and referral services to help address personal, family or work-related concerns. EAP services are provided at no cost to you.

Work-Life Balance Services
  • Child Care Information
  • Elder Care Information
  • Financial Concerns
  • Relocation
  • College Planning
  • Adoption Information
  • Time/Stress Management
Counseling Services
  • Marital Relationships
  • Substance Abuse
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Management
  • Parent/Child Relationships
  • Difficult Emotional Issues
CARES: GBMC CARES is a peer support service for any staff member who encounters a stressful, patient-related event. CARES team services are free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our main hospital campus features a number of concierge services available to employees, such as a gift shop, salon, and take-out meals from the GBMC Café.


Care for Your Family

At GBMC HealthCare, we take pride in providing the care to others we would want for our own loved ones. GBMC also wants to make sure we provide resources for you to take care of your loved ones.

Need insurance for your family? Full benefits coverage is available for spouses and eligible dependents.

Need to get to work, but have a daycare problem or a sick child? GBMC offers The Nanny Network back-up daycare for a discounted price of $12 per hour.

Have a problem causing stress? Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Carebridge, provided at no cost by GBMC, can help employees and their families with a wide variety of personal needs including traditional counseling assistance.

Need help with “life”? The EAP program also includes Work-Life services, so you can also get help with all kinds of services to make your life easier…child care/elder care referrals, find tax or financial resources, navigate college admissions and financial aid applications, and much more.


Grow Yourself and Your Career

Tuition Assistance: GBMC offers tuition assistance to help you further your career and achieve your goals. Up to $5,000 per year is available.

GBMC also offers up-front funding for the RN to BSN program at Stevenson University.

In addition, each year employees may apply to receive a scholarship toward to the cost of their education through the T. Rowe Price Family Education Fund Scholarship Program. The Nursing department offers scholarship opportunities for degrees in Nursing as well.

GBMC-U: GBMC HealthCare is dedicated to ensuring that our leaders can grow and develop in their leadership journey. The GBMC University includes several component parts designed to include all employees in a learning process. Initially, Leaders attend modules that cover basic technical skills that will allow them to survive and thrive in their position. The program offers any leader responsible for direct reports the opportunity to participate in learning modules that help cultivate the capability for building and leveraging a fully engaged staff. Each learning module is led by an internal or external Subject Matter Expert, who uses their knowledge of GBMC systems and evidence - based leadership theory and adult learning best practices.

John Adams Rounds: The John Adams Rounds are a multidisciplinary forum where clinical caregivers discuss difficult emotional and social issues that arise in caring for patients. These sessions are open to all employees, affiliated clinicians, trainees and other authorized personnel.

Nursing: Our Nursing organization features a simulation lab, Nurse Residency Program, and the PEM model with multiple tracks, depending on where you want to grow. GBMC also has its own CNA-to-NST development program.

Recognition: GBMC sponsors several programs that focus on recognizing employees for their excellent work, including the Peer-to-Peer Recognition Award, Four Aims Recognition (FAR) program, and the annual service award dinner.

Our Nursing organization celebrates and recognizes the great work of our nurses at the Art of Nursing each year. The Daisy Award and Nancy Petrarca Compassionate Caregiver Award are other ways we recognize our staff.

Employees receive free tickets to Legacy Chase, GBMC’s annual signature event.

During the summer, the company sponsors an Employee & Volunteer Appreciation BBQ with a wide variety of activities. Each Thanksgiving, we distribute turkeys to employees, and in December we celebrate a holiday meal together. For hospital week, all employees receive gifts and enjoy activities together.


Get Great Discounts

Tickets@Work: Tickets@Work offers great discounts on event tickets to a variety of concerts, sporting events, and more.

Cell Phone Providers: Several cell phone providers offer discounts to GBMC employees.

Parking: Employees park at GBMC for free, and we offer discounted MTA bus passes.

Uniforms: Staff who wear uniforms receive discounts on those.

Food: At our on-site cafeteria in the main hospital, employees enjoy a 15% discount on a wide selection of food and drinks.

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