Why Join Our Team
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is one of just two freestanding children’s hospitals in New England, and the only one in Connecticut. Established on a legacy that spans more than 100 years, Connecticut Children’s continued growth and award-winning clinical programs are evidence of our world-class medical care, leading academic research and superior education and training.
Connecticut Children’s is a dynamic environment where employees are challenged and rewarded every day. We believe that top quality medical treatment for children is valuable only when accompanied by the compassion for patients, families, peers, and partners in care that our employees exemplify. Connecticut Children’s pursues the highest standards and best outcomes in everything we do, always working with a team mentality to achieve the greatest success.
Connecticut Children’s is one of the Northeast’s leading pediatric medical centers with state-of-the-art facilities such as our Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, two neonatal intensive care units, and a highly skilled team of board-certified physicians that spans a broad spectrum of medical specialties.
Connecticut Children’s is the primary teaching hospital and research facility for the University of Connecticut School of Medicine department of pediatrics. We are also a proponent of preventive care and community child health and wellness, serving to make not only our visitors healthy, but all children in Connecticut.
We are a not-for-profit organization that puts all of its resources toward supporting our mission to improve the physical and emotional health of all children.
Employee Rewards & Recognition
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center recognizes all employees with traditional compensation as well as other benefits that contribute to a positive work environment and professional experience. We foster physical, mental, and spiritual well-being through programs that support healthy lifestyles, and organize several events throughout the year to reward our employees including offsite activities, bus trips and peer recognition ceremonies.
Honors & Accolades
Connecticut Children’s many awards for clinical excellence and employee programs reaffirm our commitment to our patients, families and staff. Several of Connecticut Children’s clinical programs have time and again earned national and international honors and accolades.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is dedicated to enhancing the professional and personal lives of our valued team members. We offer a selection of health, dental and life insurance plans, contribution matching for retirement savings, paid time off, and tuition assistance among other valuable programs.
Connecticut Children’s team members must work in at least a 20 hour/week position to be eligible for health & welfare benefits. Coverage begins on the first of the month following 30 days from the date of hire. Per Diems are welcome to participate in the Retirement Savings Plan and are eligible for the employer match but they are not eligible for other benefits.
Connecticut Children’s offers a Point of Service (POS) plan & a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a Health Savings Account (HSA) with an employer contribution.
Two Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) dental plans are offered. Both cover preventive care, plus basic and major restorative services. One plan also includes orthodontia benefits for employees plus qualifying adult and child dependents.
Vision coverage provides up to $150 per member per year towards the cost of glasses or contact lenses. Additional discounts apply to eyewear features.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Set aside earnings on a pre-tax basis in a flexible spending account to pay for certain out-of-pocket health care related expenses and/or dependent care services costs.
Group Life Insurance
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center provides some level of group life insurance at no cost. Additional coverage for employees, a spouse, domestic partner and dependent children is also available.
Coverage under the following voluntary benefit programs can be purchased:
- Accident Insurance
- Critical Illness Coverage
- Whole Life Insurance
- Supplement Short Term Disability Coverage
- LifeLock Identity Theft Protection
Paid Time Off
We offer a flexible approach to Paid Time Off (PTO), to be used for vacation, sick, holiday and personal days. Employees accrue PTO beginning the first pay period. Additional PTO hours are accrued during the year based on years of employment and job category.
Short Term Disability Protection
Short Term Disability (STD) provides up to 60 percent of base pay, up to $1,500 per week, for an employee’s own accident, illness or injury. Maximum approval is 90 days. This program pays a 6-week benefit for maternity.
Long Term Disability Protection
Long Term Disability provides 60 percent of salary, up to $12,500 per month, after a 90-day elimination period.
Retirement Savings Plan
Connecticut Children’s sponsors a 403(b) savings plan comprised of three components:
- Employee contributions (up to the IRS maximum annually)
- Matching contribution
- Annual employer contribution for eligible employees
All new employees are automatically enrolled in the retirement savings plan.
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center encourages continuous learning and development. We offer tax-free tuition reimbursement of up to $5,000 each calendar year (pro-rated for part-time status). Employees are eligible after a one year waiting period.
Join our team and discover why Connecticut Children’s people are our greatest asset.