Employee Benefits at Community First Health Centers
Community First Health Centers
Workforce Development Focus
Healthcare workforce retention
Workforce Issues Addressed
Increasing wages and/or expanding benefits for current healthcare professionals; recognizing and/or rewarding healthcare professionals at their places of work; expanding career and/or professional development opportunities of current healthcare professionals; opportunity for educational reimbursement.
Compared to many community health centers, Community First Health Centers has a large array of employee benefits. These benefits include: a 403(b) savings plan with up to 7% employer contribution whether employees participate or not, malpractice coverage assistance, continuing education allowance, professional growth opportunities and cross-training, employee recognition and assistance programs, and the ability to participate in state or federal student loan repayment programs. Community First Health Centers states that offering these benefits is part of their vision of being recognized as an outstanding employer and improving the quality of life for their community, which includes their employees. These benefits are incentives to retain staff at their health centers.