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The University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital offers competitive benefits. Health, dental and vision insurance, retirement plans, life insurance, paid vacations and holiday.

Health Care

Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s medical, vision and dental plans are available to full-time and part-time employees. Our medical plans, which include prescription drug coverage, offer the option of choosing between plans that cover both in- and out-of-network providers.

You can purchase additional vision coverage to help pay for the cost of eye glasses and contact lenses, above the basic coverage offered in our medical plan.


All Elizabethtown Community Hospital employees can participate in the 403(b) retirement plan. All employees are eligible for employer contributions after 1,000 hours and one year of service. Employer contributions are subject to a three-year vesting period. You can change your contribution and amount at any time.

Life & Disability Insurance

Elizabethtown Community Hospital helps you protect yourself and your family through life insurance and short- and long-term disability coverage as desired.

Paid Time Off

Elizabethtown Community Hospital offers paid time off including vacation, holidays, sick and personal days. You begin to accumulate time off from the start of your employment or immediately upon becoming eligible. It is earned for each hour you work, up to 80 hours in a pay period, and is available after a probationary period.

Employee Discounts

Many area companies and merchants offer discounts to our employees, on products and services including cell phone contracts, automotive repair, electronics, entertainment, meals and lodging, gym memberships and more.

Employee and Family Assistance Program

Elizabethtown Community Hospital provides mental health support services for you and members of your household at no cost. We are here to help you resolve a problem early, before it interferes with your home or work life. EAP services cover a wide variety of concerns including but not limited to: marital and family, emotional and stress, and depression and anxiety. EAP services are always confidential and three visits are offered at no cost.

Tuition Reimbursement

Elizabethtown Community Hospital provides many opportunities for all staff to enhance their skills through educational programs. Elizabethtown supports ongoing education with accredited institutions of higher learning through unique tuition discounts, program-specific scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs.

The UVM Connection

Elizabethtown Community Hospital is part of The University of Vermont Health Network, a six-hospital network serving patients and their families in northern New York and Vermont. Our 4,000 health care professionals are driven to provide high-quality, cost-efficient care as close to home as possible.

ECH by the Numbers

In 2019, there were:

  • ​350 employees
  • 551 hospital admissions
  • 13,331 emergency department visits
  • 28,404 health center visits