UNMH Employee Benefits

As an employee at UNM Hospitals, you’ll appreciate a supportive work environment, comprehensive benefits for you and your family, and time to enjoy life outside of work. Pursue a career caring for people while enhancing your knowledge at New Mexico’s only academic health center. You’ll become part of a leading health care system that includes an award-winning cancer center and hospitals.

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Advantages of Working at UNM Hospitals

  • Take advantage of our sophisticated technology and advanced resources to serve patients with even the most complex conditions. You benefit from a work environment that:
  • Supports professional and personal growth
  • Provides innovative, collaborative education
  • Advances critical health care research
  • Delivers exceptional medical services
  • Emphasizes accountability and decisiveness
  • Respects diversity in people and ways of thinking
  • Employer paid benefit – 100% for full time, 60% for part time
  • Family coverage available, paid by employee
  • Eligible on the first of the month following hire date
  • Employer paid benefit – 100% for full time, 60% for part time
  • Family coverage available, paid by employee
  • Eligible on the first of the month following hire date
  • Employee paid benefit
  • Family coverage available
  • Eligible on the first of the month following hire date
  • Employer paid benefit
  • Group life insurance pays benefit equal to one times base annual salary
  • Accidental death and dismemberment equal to one times base annual salary
  • Additional employee and family life insurance coverage available, paid by employee
  • Employer paid benefit
  • Eligible on the first of the month after one year of continuous service in a benefits-eligible status
  • Pay 60% of base monthly pay after total disability exceeds 180 days
  • Eligible on the first of the month after one year continuous service in a benefits-eligible status
  • Employer will contribute a percentage of the employee’s base salary to the fixed account of the 403(b) plan
  • Vesting schedule:
    • After three years benefits-eligible employment: 25% vested
    • After four years benefits-eligible employment: 55% vested
    • After five years benefits-eligible employment: 100% vested
  • Employees may make voluntary payroll contributions to the 403(b) and the 457(b) immediately
  • Employees may participate in the dependent care spending and/or medical care spending accounts
  • The accounts offer a unique way to cover child care and medical expenses using before-tax dollars
  • Employee paid benefit
  • Eligible on the first of the month following hire date
  • Employee paid benefit
  • Family coverage available
  • Eligible on the first of the month following hire date
  • Eligible after completion of six months employment
  • Reimbursement for up to 24 credit hours per fiscal year, provided that the grade earned is a C or better, courses are job related and are for college credit
    • Credit hours limit is pro-rated for 0.8 to 0.5 FTE status
  • Must be regular status employee (not temporary)
  • Accrue 10 days the first year of employment
  • One additional day annual leave accrued for each additional year of employment to a maximum of 20 days per year
  • Nine paid holidays per year
  • Paid leave is pro-rated based on FTE
  • Accrue a total of 13 paid sick days per year that are placed into major and minor sick leave banks
  • Sick leave is pro-rated based on FTE
  • Coverage available (imputed income ramifications)
  • Not eligible for pre-tax savings per IRS guidelines
  • Domestic partners of covered employees are eligible for health, dental, vision, additional life and legal plans
  • UNM Hospital affidavit process must be completed