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Benefits of Working for Richmond University Medical Center

Richmond University Medical Center is proud to offer our eligible employees a comprehensive and competitive benefit package. Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision, retirement, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and AD&D plan coverage.

Life and Disability Insurance

  • Aetna Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • Aetna Choice Point of Service (POS II)

Prescription Drug Coverage

Employees are automatically enrolled in the prescription drug coverage plan when they enroll in the medical plan. We offer a three-tier prescription plan for generic, formulary and brand name prescription medication.

Vision Coverage

Employees are automatically enrolled in our vision coverage plan when they elect the medical coverage. The vision plan is through EyeMed Vision Care.

Dental Coverage

Choice of:

  • Empire Blue Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • Empire Blue Choice Point of Service (POS II)

Life Insurance Coverage

RUMC provides you Basic Term Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance at no cost to you.

Short Term Disability (STD)

Short Term Disability is provided to the employees as part of your benefit plan.

Long-Term Disability Benefits

RUMC provides Long-Term Disability coverage at no cost to employees. This benefit is paid after you are determined disabled by the insurance carrier for more than 180 days. You may also purchase LTD Buy-up coverage if you’re eligible.

Retirement Plan

RUMC provides a defined contribution retirement plan to our eligible employees annually. Contributions are solely funded by RUMC. There is no employee contribution required.

Tuition Reimbursement

Our program offers eligible employees reimbursement for credits toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree related to your career at the Medical Center per hospital policy.

Optional Benefits

Tax-deferred Annuity Plan (403B)
A tax-deferred annuity plan is an individual retirement savings plan that allows employees to save additional money for retirement on a pre-tax basis.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
RUMC allows employees to set aside dollars on a pre-tax basis to pay for certain health care expenses or dependent care.

Represented Employees
Many of our employees are members of Local 30 International Union of Operating Engineers, 1199 SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA). Many of their benefits are administered by those organizations. For more information on the benefits RUMC provides to our benefit-eligible represented staff, please click on the links below.
RUMC House Staff Association: RUMC residents are covered under RUMC plans as eligible.

  • 1199
  • Local 30 IUOE 
    (Pension and annuity only. Employees are covered under RUMC plans for other health benefits.)