Both full-time and part-time team members are eligible to take advantage of our wide range of benefit offerings. Benefits for new team members are effective the first day of the month following the hire date.

Health & Medical

  • Health plans from CareFirst BlueCross/BlueShield and Kaiser Permanente
  • Prescription drug coverage through CVS Caremark
  • Dental plans from Cigna
  • Vision plan from Advantica EyeCare
  • Basic life insurance (1 x base salary, supplemental coverage available)
  • Basic AD&D insurance (1 x base salary, supplemental coverage available)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage (for eligible team members)
  • Worker's compensation coverage for work-related illness or injury
  • Discounts on prescriptions and medical supplies at all MedStar pharmacies
  • Free annual influenza vaccinations


  • Competitive pay and annual merit-based increases
  • Paid holidays, personal days and paid time off
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Shift differential pay for nursing and other staff
  • Retirement savings plan with competitive company match
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Pre-tax health, dental and vision premiums
  • Mortgage program offered through Wells Fargo
  • Discounted legal services (optional)
  • Credit union offering loans and other banking services

Shopping & Transportation

  • Discounted parking
  • SmartBenefits® for Metro, MARC train and Metro bus
  • Free shuttle service from two Metro stations
  • Computer purchase program
  • Discount gym memberships through GlobalFit
  • Discount movie tickets at Regal Cinema
  • Discounts on mobile phones and service plans (Verizon, Sprint, AT&T)
  • Free onsite notary public services

Education & Training

  • Tuition assistance
  • Continuing education courses
  • In-service programs and skill development workshops
  • Onsite lectures, conferences and seminars
  • Classroom and online learning opportunities
  • Leadership and management training
  • Customer and team member loyalty program
  • Onsite research opportunities

Communication & Recognition

  • Team Member Appreciation Week
  • Everyday Heroes recognition programs
  • Weekly and monthly team member newsletters
  • Quarterly team member breakfasts and forums
  • Regular open-door sessions with senior management

Giving Back

  • Team member assistance program
  • Team member giving program
  • Onsite clothing and book drives
  • MedStar NRH-sponsored community events
  • Quarterly onsite blood drives