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Benefits

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Benefits at a Glance

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) provides a comprehensive benefits package designed to support an employee’s work and personal life. An employees is eligible for benefits if he or she is an active, ongoing employee regularly scheduled to work at least 20 hours per week.

Medical and Vision Insurance
SCCA employees may choose between a preferred-provider plan (Premera Blue Cross) and a point-of-service plan (Alliant Plus) for themselves and their families.

Dental Insurance
SCCA employees may choose between two plans offered through Washington Dental Service (WDS). The WDS network includes approximately 90 percent of the dentists in Washington State.

Flexible Spending Accounts
Employees can save money on eligible health and dependent care expenses through flexible spending accounts; deductions for these accounts are made on a pre-tax basis.

Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
SCCA provides life and AD&D insurance equal to two times annual pay. Additional life insurance can be purchased through the voluntary supplemental plan for employees and dependents.

Disability Insurance
SCCA pays for short- and long-term disability coverage for employees. This insurance pays a benefit equal to 60 percent of base pay after a 30-day waiting period.

403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
SCCA makes a 7-percent contribution to an employee’s 403(b) plan after one year and 1,000 hours of service. No employee contribution is required to receive this benefit. Employees can participate in the plan immediately, with investment options thru TIAA-CREF and Fidelity Investments.

Vacations
Employees accrue 12 days of vacation during the first year of employment. Subsequently, they accrue an additional day per year until they reach the maximum accrual of 22 days per year. Accrual rate is pro-rated for part-time employees.

Salary Continuance (Sick Leave)
Employees are eligible for salary continuance after 30 days of employment. Under this plan, employees will accrue eight hours of sick leave per month (pro-rated for part-time) for time off due to illness or injury.

Holidays and Personal Days
Twelve paid holidays; 10 holidays are generally scheduled with the remaining given as personal days.

Transportation
SCCA provides a subsidized annual transportation pass for use on Metro, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, Sound Transit and Metro vanpools. Reduced parking costs for vanpools and carpools are available.

Staff Events Program
SCCA recognizes that work in the healthcare industry can sometimes be demanding and stressful, especially in a field that requires employees to care for those facing cancer. For this reason, a staff events program was created to provide an outlet for staff to relax, have fun, enjoy quality time with family and friends, and receive items and services for free or at a discounted rate.

Other Benefits
Other benefits for employees include the following:

  • Voluntary group long-term care insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site childcare, and childcare program for sick children
  • Health-club discounts to many local gyms
  • Semi-monthly paydays
  • Watermark Credit Union
  • Hometown Home Loan Program through HomeStreet Bank
  • Facility amenities, including bike racks, shower rooms, on-site coffee bar and cafeteria

**This information is intended as a summary**