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Our benefits program is designed to meet your individual needs and offers Flexible Insurance Options. Here are a few of the great benefits you'll receive as an JFK Medical Center employee:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Day Care Discounts
  • Free Parking
  • Cafeteria Discounts
  • Ongoing Employee Recognition Programs
  • Holiday Premium Pay
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with matching contribution
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Bank
  • Tuition/Continuing Education Assistance
  • HCA Scholarships

Additional Benefits

New Mother Room
Private furnished room for lactation and new mother education; rocking chair, refrigerator, TV/VCR, breast pump, videos, books, other literature. Located on the 3NW near the elevators. Attachment kits available. See Breast Center receptionist for the key. For information, contact the Community Outreach Department at extension 83960.

Charter School
A Palm Beach County public school chartered to JFK Medical Center for grades K-5. Employees eligible to enroll their children at no charge. The JFK Medical Center Charter School is managed by the same company that manages our Child Development Center, Bright Horizons Family Solutions. Call (561) 868-6100 for more information.

Before and After School Care For Elementary School Children

  • Before School from 6:00am – 7:45am
  • After School from 2:07pm – 7:30pm

Homework assistance, tutoring and recreational activities. Rates comparable to other public schools. Children of all employees eligible to enroll.

Curriculum Goals

  • Personal and Social Development
  • Language and Literacy
  • Mathematical Thinking
  • Scientific Thinking
  • Social Studies
  • The Arts
  • Physical Development

Curriculum Targets

  • Basic Skills Plus
  • Reading, Writing and Mathematics Serve As the Foundation for Everything We Do in School
  • Higher Standards
  • Challenging Students to Apply Basic Skills to Real Problems, Promoting Mastery of Skills
  • Learning By Doing
  • Students Take an Active Role in the Construction of Their Own Knowledge
  • Involving School, Family And Community
  • Open, Honest Communication With Families; Involving Community Members to Enrich and Build the Success of the Program
  • Expose students to the many career opportunities in the Medical Field
  • Introduction to Healthcare Careers

Mon – Fri: 8:00am – 2:07pm

JFK Charter School follows the Public School Calendar.

Child Development Center (Accredited by the NAEYC)
On-site Child Development Center – 6 weeks to five years of age. Open to children and grandchildren of employees! (100 Children Served). Call Ext. 83543 for information.

Backup Care
When an employee's typical child care solution is not available they may call the Child Development Center for Back-up Care, a daily enrollment option (dependent upon space availability).

Special Event Child Care
When Awards and Recognition celebrations include an evening out, the Child Development Center celebrates those accomplishments and provides care for attendees’ children at the hospital's expense.

Meal Subsidies
30% cafeteria discount for employees. I.D. badge required to receive discount. $2.00 WED – Full meal for just $2.00 every Wed

On-Site ATM
On-site ATM machine/No fee. Conveniently located in the cafeteria.

On-site Bank
Wachovia – A full service commercial bank located near the pharmacy. Ask about Special “Perk” Accounts for JFK employees. Call 533-7700 for more information.

Hours of Operation:
Tue: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Wed: 8:00am – 12:00pm & 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Thurs: 8:00am – 12:00pm

On-site Credit Union
Located near the pharmacy. Call (561) 548-3720 for more information.

Hours Of Operation:
Mon: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tues: 7:30am – 3:00pm
Wed: Closed All Day
Thurs: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Fri: 8:30am – 2:00pm

Parking Free covered parking. Two parking garages on the campus. See your Department Manager for your parking garage assignment.

Postage Stamps
Stamp machine conveniently located in the gift shop.

Uniform Purchase Discount
Purchase you uniforms from the JFK Corporate vendor and receive uniforms at cost. Payroll deductions available - maximum 3 pay periods. See your supervisor for specific ordering details for your department.

Wellness Screenings
Ongoing periodic health screenings available at no charge to employees, including blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose. Normally held in cafeteria one Wed a month. Watch Meditech & bulletin boards for information about the next wellness screening.

Car Detailing
Tues and Wed – Call 964-9545 for an appointment or just stop by the garage to see if there are any appointments available.

Wash & Wax $35 (car) $40 (SUV); Wash & Vacuum $20; Full Detail $65 and up (car) $70 van/truck/SUV; Engine Cleaning $15