Down East Community Hospital
11 Hospital Drive, Machias, ME 04654
Phone: 207.255.3356

Employee Benefits

Down East Community is dedicated to providing state of the art technology and committed to supporting our staff in a positive environment.  We provide a competitive wage plan and comprehensive benefits package for full and part time employees who are hired to work 20 hours or more each week.  These benefits include:
  • Competitive health insurance plan including:
    • 3 premium and deductible levels to choose from
    • 25% discount on services through DEC
    • Freshbenies
    • Wellness Incentive
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Dependent Care Accounts
  • Generous earned benefit time policies
  • Employer paid term life insurance
  • 401(k) plans: DEC contribution equal to 3% of wages and matching of up to 1%
Voluntary Choices
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee corporate rate at UMM’s Center for Lifelong Learning
  • Employee corporate rate at Fitness Central in Harrington
  • Supplemental Term life insurance
  • Whole life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Trustmark Voluntary: Critical Illness and Accident