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Benefits of Working at MHP

Health and Dental Insurance – Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance with MHP contributing to part of the cost.  Part-time employees (working 25 hours or more per pay period) will pay the entire premium.
Insurance is available to eligible employees the 1st of the month following their hire date.

Flexible Spending Account – This allows full and part time employees (working 25 or more hours per week) to set money aside for qualified non-reimbursable medical or dependent care expenses through pre-tax salary reduction in separate accounts.

Iowa Public Employees Retirement System - (IPERS) is a retirement savings plan only available to city, county and state employees. Contributions, for full and part-time employees, begin by the employee and MHP the first day of employment and result in financial security in the employee’s retirement years.

Paid Time Off – (PTO) provides employees with a bank of hours to use for time off work due to illness, holidays, vacations, etc. All full-time and part-time employees earn PTO with an increasing accrual rate based on years of service. Additional time off with pay is granted to full and part-time employees who are in need of bereavement leave or assigned to jury duty.

Tuition Assistance – Full and part-time employee are eligible for up to $1,000 per fiscal year to contribute to the cost of obtaining an advanced degree or special training in their field after six months of employment. In addition, 16 hours of CEUs are provided to all full-time, licensed staff and 12 hours to part-time licensed staff.

Employee Assistance Program – Employees and dependents residing in their home have access to free, confidential, professional services to help deal with personal life problems.

Life Insurance – Full-time employees receive $10,000 Life and $10,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage with no premium cost to the employee.  Full time employees can purchase additional individual, spousal, and dependant life insurance at group rates.

Short and Long Term Disability – Available at no cost to the full-time employee.

Wellness Program – Employees enjoy the free wellness room, located on our campus, which includes cardio as well as free weight equipment. In addition, MHP offers many wellness programs including an exercise equipment purchase program and reduced membership fees with the Mahaska YMCA and Curves.

Meal Discount – Employees receive a discount on most items in the MHP Café with the ability to deduct your purchases directly from your payroll check.

Celebrations – MHP recognizes and celebrates various company achievements, national departmental health care weeks, employee retirements, etc.