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Employee Benefits

Children's National Hospital provides an excellent benefits package focused on meeting the needs of our growing workforce. Below is a brief summary of the benefits we offer. Specific plan information is available from the Human Resources department. Benefits are available to employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per week in a benefits budgeted position.

Benefits include health insurance options, dental insurance, vision insurance, retirement plans, educational assistance, employee reward and recognition programs, life and disability insurance, employee assistance programs, leave, flexible spending accounts, parking, and additional benefits. 



    Children's National Hospital offers a variety of insurance plans for employees to participate in.

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    Retirement Plans

    Children's National Hospital offers employees the opportunity to participate in either the Children’s Affiliates' Tax Deferred Annuity (403b) Plan or the Children’s Affiliates' 401(k) Plan by making pre-tax contributions from their gross salary.

    Educational Assistance

    Professional Growth

    Children's National Hospital encourages and supports our employees' ongoing educational and development needs by providing an educational assistance program.

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    Employee Assistance Program

    Children's National Hospital provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which provides the opportunity to talk confidentially with a behavioral health professional about a wide range of personal matters in a confidential manner.

    Leukemia Lymphoma Program


    Children's National Hospital provides annual and sick leave as well as paid holidays for employees.

    Flexible Spending Accounts

    Flexible Spending Accounts

    Children's National Hospital offers staff the opportunity to elect to participate in flexible spending account(s) (FSA). An FSA is a benefit established under Section 125 of the Internal Revenue Code designed to provide employees with the opportunity to pay for certain medical and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.

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    Children's National Hospital offers parking at the main hospital location based on staff position and shift worked for a modest monthly fee. Reduced fee off-site parking is available to all staff at a nearby lot with shuttle service.

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    Additional Benefits

    In addition to offering its employees an exciting work environment, Children's National Hospital also offers additional benefits including direct deposit of pay, occupational health services, and more.