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JFK Medical Center - Main Campus

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JFK Emergency Room Boynton Beach

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Benefits

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)
  • Short-term Disability
  • Tuition/Continuing Education Assistance

Additional Benefits

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.

Additional Services

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.


Lactation Room

For nursing moms, located on 2N/2C. Check with Nursing Admin for key.


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. Conveniently located in the cafeteria and in the Emergency Department waiting area.


Parking

Free covered parking. See your Department Manager for your parking garage assignment.


Postage Stamps

Stamp machine conveniently located in the gift shop.


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.