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Avera De Smet Memorial Hospital

306 Prairie Avenue SW
PO Box 160
De Smet, SD 57231
605-854-3329
605-854-3161 Fax

Employment Benefits

One of Avera De Smet Hospital's goals is to attract and maintain professionals and support staff who will help the hospital remain a leader in delivering the highest quality health care.

Health Insurance

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Health Insurance Coverage available on the first of the month following 30 days of employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 40 hours per pay period. Insurance is a major medical program. ADMH and employee share the cost of the premiums. Premiums are pre-tax.

Life Insurance

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Life Insurance Coverage effective on the 91st day of employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 40 hours per pay period. ADMH pays 100 percent of the premium. Benefit provides one times employee's yearly salary.

Long-Term Disability Insurance

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Long-term Disability Insurance Coverage available on the first of the month following 30 days of employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 40 hours per pay period. Employee pays 100 percent of the premiums. Insurance provides 24-hour protection against the loss of income resulting from a disability.

Dental Insurance

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Dental Insurance Coverage available after one (1) year of employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 40 hours per pay period. Insurance covers various dental procedures. ADMH pays 100 percent of premiums for employee coverage. ADMH and employee share the cost of premiums for family coverage. Premiums are pre-tax.

Vision Benefit

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Vision Benefit Available after one (1) year of employment. Eligible employees must be regularly scheduled to work 40 hours per pay period. Covers a standard eye exam once every 24 months for one family member. ADMH pays reimbursement amount that is determined annually.

401 (k) Plan

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
401(k) Plan Available on January 1 or July 1 after one (1) year of employment. Employees must be age 21 or older who have worked 1000 hours in a qualifying year. Benefit provides a retirement investment plan. ADMH makes a yearly contribution. Employees may also contribute on a pre-tax basis.

Supplemental Insurance

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Supplemental Insurance Coverage available on the first of the month following 30 days of employment. Employees must have regularly scheduled hours. Supplemental insurance coverage includes a variety of policies. Employee pays 100 percent.

Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA)

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) Available upon employment. Employees must have regularly scheduled hours. TDA is a tax-deferred retirement savings plan. Employee pays 100 percent.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Paid Time Off (PTO) Accural begins upon employment; usage begins after 90 days of employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 32 hours or more per pay period. PTO is a bank of vacation, sick leave and holiday hours.

Extended Illness Time (EIT)

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Extended Illness Time (EIT) Accural begins upon employment; usage begins after 90 days of employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 32 hours or more per pay period. EIT is a bank of leave hours to be used in the event of an extended illness.

Bereavement Leave

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Bereavement Leave Available to all employees upon employment. Leave to be used in the event of a family member's death.

Shift Differential

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Shift Differential Available to all hourly employees upon employment. ADMH pays employee an additional amount per hour for working evening and night shifts.

Stand-By Pay

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Stand-By Pay Available to all hourly employees upon employment. ADMH pays employee for time spent in a stand-by status.

Flexible Spending Accounts

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Flexible Spending Accounts Available upon employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 32 hours or more per pay period. A pre-tax spending account employees can use to pay dependent care and health care expenses. Employee contributes 100 percent.

Tuition Assistance

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Tuition Assistance Available after one (1) year of employment. Employees must be regularly scheduled to work 32 hours or more per pay period. Tuition assistance for employees working to further their education.

Employee Store

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Employee Store Available to all employees upon employment. Employee receives discount prices on various items in store catalog.

Fitness Center Membership

BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY PAYMENT
Fitness Center Membership Available upon employment. Employees must have regularly scheduled hours. Employee receives a discount on fitness center membership rates.