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St. Vincent Medical Center

 

 St. Vincent Medical Center

Careers

The moment you walk through our doors, you’ll notice a difference. Not only is St. Vincent Medical Center dedicated to providing comprehensive, excellent healthcare that is compassionate and attentive to the whole person, but we also believe strongly in creating a professional, respectful work environment for all our associates. It’s a difference you will notice right away.

Within our family-like environment, each associate is treated with compassion and respect and is recognized for the work they do. In addition, our Associate Activity Committee, comprised of associates from a variety of departments, coordinates events throughout the year that celebrate St. Vincent Medical Center’s valued associates.

Whether you’re a seasoned healthcare executive, a new grad, a student or even a practitioner re-entering the workforce, we have the tools, training and support to help you become one of the best in your field.

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Careers at St. Vincent Medical Center

St. Vincent Medical Center Benefits

St. Vincent Medical Center offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits program that best meets the needs of our eligible associates and their families. Coverage begins after 30 days of employment.

Benefits Highlights

Medical

  • POS and HMO plans available for you and your eligible dependents

Dental Plan Options (Delta Premier, Delta Basic, CIGNA Dental)

  • Delta Premier
  • Delta Basic
  • CIGNA (PPO and DHMO options available to you and your eligible dependents)

Vision Plan

  • Vision Service Plan (VS) (Coverage with in/out of network options available for you and your eligible dependents)

Spending Accounts

  • Health Care Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Spending Account
  • (Allows you to set aside pre-tax money to pay for health, dental, vision and day care expenses)

Long-Term Disability

  • 40% of base salary after 14 days of disability. Optional percentage levels available

Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)

  • Available 24/7 for employees and all members of their household at no cost to you.
  • Use your free, confidential EAP to help you identify or clarify issues, find answers and get you the right support.
  • Our EAP provides up to 8 short-term counseling sessions with a licensed professional.
  • All employees are automatically enrolled in this benefit at no cost.

Life Insurance

  • Employee Life
  • Seven options available: $10,000, $50,000 and flat dollar amounts equal to one to five times annual base salary.  Coverage also available for eligible dependents
  • Dependent Life – Spouse
  • Dependent Life – Child(ren)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Five options available; $10,000 and flat dollar amounts equal to one to four times annual base salary.

Additional Benefits

Short Term Disability

40% of base salary after 14 days of disability. Optional percentage levels available

Paid Leave

Enables associates to received pay while taking time away from work for vacation, holidays, first 3 days of sick and personal time off. Accruals are calculated per pay period after three months of full-time employment. Hours accrued is based on length of service.

Sick Leave

Associates accrues 1.85 hours per pay period after three months of full-time employment; Hours can be used for any type of illness after three days

Transit Reimbursement

Associates are reimbursed for using public transportation 75% of the cost of the monthly pass

Tuition Reimbursement

St. Vincent Medical Center offers tuition reimbursement after (1) year full-time employment up to $1,200 per year.

Tax Shelter Annuity (TSA) 403(b)

Allows associates to save for retirement on a pretax basis; SVMC matches 35% up to the first 5% of gross earnings after 1,000 hours of service; 100% vested after 5 years of service

Free Parking

Parking at all of our locations is free for you.

Credit Union

A full service financial institution. Associates are eligible to participate as of date of hire.

Awards (Associate of Month – Year & Service)

  • Nurse of the Year

2131 Club

This is a program that assists associates and their families who find themselves in emergent financial situations.

Career Paths at St. Vincent Medical Center
A Pathway to Professional Development

RNs

St. Vincent Medical Center offers all of our associates the opportunity to reach their professional goals and gain fulfillment throughout their career. RNs (new grads and experienced), in particular, can transition from Medical-Surgical Units to Critical Care by following our professional development pathway.

Transition begins when the Med Surg RN attends our Basic Arrhythmia course (ACLS) and is reassigned to the Telemetry/DOU unit. Should the RN desire to continue on to the Critical Care areas, he or she could apply to our Critical Care course, which is offered bi-annually. During the course, each candidate is preceptored in our Critical Care areas (Cardiac, General ICU, Transplant ICU, and Neurotoloy). The next level would include training for the ETC/ER with Triage and Trauma courses.

Tuition reimbursement

St. Vincent Medical Center offers tuition reimbursement after (1) year full-time employment up to $1,200 per year.

New Grad Program

Presently we do not offer an RN New Grad Program.

Education and Training Mission

The primary mission of the Education/Training Department is to promote quality patient care outcomes, organizational learning, performance improvement, and excellent customer service by providing educational programming, clinical and educational consultation, as well other informational services to associates, physicians and community members. These services assist individuals, health care teams, and organizations at large to acquire, maintain, and improve competence in fulfilling role expectations and organizational responsibilities. Services are also aligned with the Organization’s mission, vision, values and strategic initiatives in ways that support high quality, cost effective, innovative programming, consultation and resource use.

The leadership team at St. Vincent Medical Center continuously develops leaders at every level who help to:

  • Fulfill the hospital’s values, mission, and vision
  • Accurately assesses the needs of patients
  • Develops an organizational culture that focuses on continuously improving performance to meet these needs
  • To realize the hospital’s vision and values, leadership plays a role in teaching and coaching staff.
  • Education and development of staff is consistent with standards of practice and competency requirements and is the joint responsibility of the individual employee and the hospital.

Living in Los Angeles

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Los Angeles is a sprawling metropolis and the second largest city in the country.

Population: 9.8 million. Ethnic mix: the most diverse in the country. Its borders stretch from the beaches of the Pacific Ocean to the eastern borders of the Palm Desert, from the southern reaches toward San Diego to the northern boundaries of the San Fernando Valley. This is Los Angeles, and it is a welcoming community.

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