Community Hospital Human Resources Department is a service department that facilitates the entire
Human Resources function in order to meet the needs of the hospital as well as its employees and
customers. Our goal is to create a work environment that enhances employee recruitment and
• To have the
HR department recognized for its positive attitude and customer service
• To use
continuous improvement philosophy to make positive changes as needed that increase efficiency and
• To treat our customers with respect and respond to questions or
concerns in a timely manner
• To maintain strict confidentiality of all information
that encompasses the Human Resources function
• To be creative and innovative with
initiatives that make MCH employees’ work experience challenging, enjoyable, and rewarding
• To promote consistency and fairness in our relationship with our customers
In our vision the Human Resources team will take pride in what we do and in our accomplishments.
We will make every effort to ensure that MCH employees understand that they contribute directly to
the growth and success of the hospital as well as the quality of life for many people.
Employment Opportunities at Millcreek
Community Hospital and Millcreek Manor
We, the employees, management and board of Millcreek Community Hospital and
Millcreek Manor are proud of the friendly environment and family atmosphere that make working here
- With our understanding of community needs and vision to serve, we have
created a close-knit, professional team.
- Through our strong work ethic and personal
patient service, we have achieved high levels of customer satisfaction.
- As a premier
teaching hospital, we have developed a unique environment of sharing and commitment.
- Our staff don't have to go through 4 layers of management to accomplish their jobs or resolve
issues. For example, nurses can go to unit leaders, then directly to the Director of Patient care
As a result, few employees tend to leave MCH or the Manor, But
new opportunities are created through our growth and expansion.
If you strongly
believe in respect, care, quality and joy in the workplace, and for our patients, their families,
and the community we serve, we encourage you to investigate a career at our hospital and enhance
your opportunities for personal and professional growth. We look forward to hearing from you.
The hospital has Highmark Health Insurance available to all regular full-time
employees. The employee is eligible the first of the month following 30 days. The hospital pays
a portion of the cost. After 5 years of service, the cost to the employee is further reduced.
Part-time employees are eligible to join the plan, being responsible for the entire
The advantage of belonging to a group plan is that benefits are available at a
lower or comparable monthly premium.
The hospital has BAI Dental
Insurance available to all regular full-time employees. The employee is eligible the first of
the month following 30 days. The cost to employees is reduced after 1 year and after 3
Part-time employees are eligible to join the plan, being responsible for the
Employees of MCH and their families will
receive 50% off eye exams, glasses and contact lenses from Sterrettania Optical at the
Sterrettania Medical Center, 4000 Sterrettania Road. 836-0543.
The hospital provides life/AD&D insurance at no cost for each employee
working 15 or more hours per week. The life insurance amount equals your annual salary.
Regular full-time employees will be paid for 6 holidays upon completion
of the 90 day introductory period; however several professional positions receive holiday pay
• New Year’s Day
• Memorial Day
• Labor Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Christmas Day
All employees receive 2 weeks vacation after 1 year of service.
Several professional positions will receive 3 weeks vacation after 1 year, e.g. RN’s,
managers, etc. We do provide new employees an opportunity to advance vacation early, but he/she
must have completed a minimum of 6 months of employment. (Part-time eligibility is 15 or more
hours per week and the vacation is pro-rated according to hours worked).
Regular full-time employees are eligible for 4 paid personal days per year after 1
year of service.
Each full-time employee shall accumulate 6 sick
days per year (you will start to accrue your sick time after the completion of the 90 day
Employees may have prescriptions
filled at a reduced cost in the Pharmacy for themselves, spouse and their dependent children.
Full and part-time employees may choose to have the charges payroll deducted. Also, over the
counter medications are at a reduced cost for employees.
belongs to the Erie Federal Credit Union. As a hospital employee, you can join the credit union
using your ID badge at any of the various locations throughout Erie.
Employees will be granted time while on duty to attend in-service training
programs related to their jobs. The Hospital also pays the cost of selected educational programs
outside the Hospital.
Employee Health Service
We have an Employee Health
Nurse and Emergency Room care is available to all employees as necessary.
A cafeteria is provided for employees. Food is served between the hours
of 11:30am to 1:00pm and 5:00pm to 6:00pm daily. The Snack Bar is open Monday – Friday
7:00am to 8:00pm and Saturday & Sunday 8:00am to 2:00pm. The Snack Bar is closed on holidays.
The vending area is open 24 hours a day. Employees receive free meals in the cafeteria when
working weekends and holidays.
Leave of Absence
instances when an employee may be absent from work for an extended period of time. Therefore,
leaves will be granted with the approval of the Department Head and the Human Resources Manager.
Paperwork can be obtained in the Human Resources Office.
hospital will pay employees their regular pay for up to 10 days. Employees subpoenaed for jury
duty will sign off their jury duty checks and drop them off in the Human Resources Office.
There are designated free parking areas at the hospital for employees.
Employees will be paid up to 5 days bereavement pay for
the death of a spouse or child. The hospital will pay up to 3 days bereavement pay, up until
the day of the funeral, for the death of the employee’s parents or siblings as well as the
parents or siblings of the employee’s spouse.
checks are distributed to each department every other Friday by 9:00am.
Direct Deposit is available to all employees who are interested.
Employees receive an extra .20 cents per hour for all hours worked
on the evening shift 3:00pm – 11:00pm. They receive .30 cents per hour for all hours on
the night shift 11:00pm – 7:00am.
Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical
Nurses receive .50 cents for evening shift and $1.10 for night shift where applicable.
Tax Sheltered Annuities are available upon hire. If you have
worked over 1,000 hours in a year, this is an excellent way to start saving for your
retirement and reduces your taxable income due to the amount being deducted prior to taxes being
taken out. The hospital will match your contribution at 133 1/3% up to 6% of your salary (up to
$230,000 of income) per year, after completing one year of service.
CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES
5515 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
Monday – Friday: 7:30 AM
– 4:30 PM
Human Resources Manager
John A. Onorato, JD, MBA,
Human Resources Specialist