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The Madison Record

Crestwood Pathways benefits help employees pay down student loans, job fair set for May 19

HUNTSVILLE – Employees of Crestwood Medical Center are now eligible for new and enhanced benefits designed as pathways to help them eliminate existing student debt faster, pursue additional professional education, and advance their careers. The goal in offering Crestwood Pathways benefits is to support and retain employees and attract a strong workforce, especially frontline nurses, technicians, therapists and other clinicians and caregivers, along with support personnel.

Benefits include a new student loan repayment program that enables employees with outstanding student debt to consolidate their loans, reduce interest rates, and benefit from employer sponsored payments. For most clinical employees, Crestwood Medical Center will directly pay a portion of loan premiums as long as the employee remains current with payments, offsetting student loan balances up to $20,000 per employee.

A new employee reimbursement program has been established for licensure or certification renewals required for all job classifications and can be used for any license or certification testing or renewal not already offered for free by the hospital.

In addition, a long-standing tuition reimbursement program that provides employees up to $5,000 in tax-free reimbursement annually is being expanded and can now be used for continuing education related to any role within the hospital. Previously, employees could only use the tuition reimbursement program toward studies in their current field of work.

“Our team members are Crestwood’s most important resource and make incredible contributions to health in our community,” says Dr. Pam Hudson, chief executive officer for Crestwood Medical Center. “We hope Crestwood Pathways benefits will ease the burden of student debt and allow employees to focus on achieving their goals and career success.”

To learn more about career opportunities at Crestwood Medical Center, visit CrestwoodMedCenter.com.

ON-SITE HIRING EVENT AT CRESTWOOD MEDICAL CENTER

WHAT: Crestwood Medical Center is hosting an on-site hiring event for those seeking employment. Positions
available include nursing positions in all departments and specialties. On-the-spot offers and sign-on bonuses are available with multiple positions, including $12,000 for full-time RN positions and $3,000 for full-time LPN positions. Crestwood also invests in our employees professional development by offering benefits to help eliminate existing student debt faster and to encourage the pursuit of additional professional education to advance careers.

WHO: North Alabama residents seeking careers in the following areas:
RN
LPN
New graduates
All specialties and departments

WHEN: Thursday, May 19
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

WHERE: Crestwood Medical Center
Crestwood Conference Center – located in the Crestwood Medical Pavilion
1 Hospital Drive, Huntsville, AL 35801

For more information, contact Human Resources at 256 429 4050, email maria_anderson@chs.net , or visit www.careershealthcare.com

 

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