UVA Medical Center Benefits Overview

This outline provides a brief description of benefits available through the University of Virginia to new Full-time and Flex Option Medical Center Staff employees. For additional information, please contact the Human Resources Customer Service Center at 434.243.3344 or email or see the benefits web page at UVA Human Resources » Hr For You » Mc Benefits.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Begin accruing PTO on date of hire based on years of service as follows:

Service Annual Accrual Carry Over Max Annual Cash Out
0-4 Yrs 26 Days 312 hrs. 70 hrs.
5-9 29 348 80
10-19 32 384 80
20+ 36 432 80

Accrual rates based on full-time employment.

Short-term Disability

Enrolled in this employer-paid benefit after 180 days of employment:
This plan provides a weekly benefit of 60% of your base salary with a maximum of $1,100 a week after a two week waiting period.

Long-term Disability

Enrolled in this employer-paid benefit on date of hire:
This plan provides a weekly benefit of 60% of your base salary with a maximum of $10,000 a month after a six month waiting period. Employee has option of purchasing a higher benefit level of 66.67%.

Health Insurance

Coverage begins on 1st day of the month following date of hire (if hired on the 1st day of the month, coverage is effective that day):

Health coverage through Aetna, Catalyst Rx, United Concordia and Eye Benefits includes mental health, dental and substance abuse services and vision discount plan.

High Premium Program

Coverage Level Monthly Premium
Single $ 49
Employee + Child $171
Employee + Spouse $199
Family $382
Double State - 2 Full-time $346
Sallaried State employees with children

Low Premium Program

Coverage Level Monthly Premium
Single $ 12
Employee + Child $ 47
Employee + Spouse $ 54
Family $116
Double State - 2 Full-time $ 80
Sallaried State employees with children

Vision Insurance

A variety of routine vision services, including eye exams, eyewear and contact lenses are available through Davis Vision:

Coverage Level Monthly Premium
Single $5.66
Employee + Child $9.92
Employee + Spouse $10.20
Family $15.86

Life Insurance

Coverage begins on 1st day of the month following date of hire (if hired on the 1st day of the month, coverage is effective that day):
Basic life insurance is provided free of charge in the amount of $25,000. Supplemental life insurance may be purchased up to a maximum combined basic and supplemental benefit of $500,000 subject to evidence of insurability. Coverage for a spouse and dependent children is also available.

Retirement

Employee is enrolled on date of hire and is 100% vested after 24 months of employment:
The Medical Center Retirement Plan is a defined contribution plan with retirement benefits based on tax-deferred accumulation. The current employer contribution is 4% of salary. Investment options are available through TIAA-CREF, Vanguard, or Fidelity.

Tax-Deferred Savings Program (403B)

Employee may participate in a tax-deferred savings plan on date of hire and will be 100%vested in employer matching contributions after 24 months of employment:
Employees in the Medical Center Retirement Plan who make tax-deferred contributions to savings plans with TIAA-CREF, Vanguard, or Fidelity will receive a matching employer contribution. A minimum contribution of $25 per month is required. Employee contributions will be matched at 50% up to 4% of salary, not to exceed a 2% employer matching contribution.

Additional Benefits:

  • Education Assistance Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Backup Care Options
  • Employee Connection
  • Employee Same Day Clinic
  • Employee Health Services
  • Public Service Leave
  • Intramural Athletic Facilities
  • Credit Union
  • Free Satellite Parking
  • CarPool Parking Discount
  • Savings Bonds
  • Other Employee Perks

Flexible Spending Accounts

Eligible to enroll on 1st day of the month following date of hire:
Dependent Care Helps employees budget and pay for work-related dependent care on a pre-tax basis.

Health Care

Helps employees budget and pay for uninsured medical, dental and vision expenses on a pre-tax basis. Program includes use of prepaid debit card.

Long-term Care Insurance

Eligible to apply on date of hire:

Coverage for employee, spouse, parents and parents-in-law is available through Genworth Life Insurance Co.

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