Professional Environment and Employee BenefitsArbour Health System (AHS) is the leading provider of mental health and substance abuse services in Massachusetts. Our family of organizations includes a full spectrum of behavioral health services, and we offer a variety of exciting career opportunities.

We have a dynamic staff, including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, mental health counselors, and other clinical specialists.

At Arbour Health System, you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team providing service to a diverse patient population. Given the size and scope of our system, there are always opportunities for professional growth and advancement. Support is provided in the area of education and training as we believe employees are one of our most valuable resources. While we are a large system, each organization within Arbour Health System has its own identity and warm inter-personal environment where staff members are highly regarded as individuals.

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Overview of Employee Benefits

Throughout Arbour Health System, employees are considered our most important and valuable resource. That’s why we offer an exciting work environment and a generous and comprehensive benefits program, that vary at different AHS facilities.

Employees who are regularly scheduled to work 20 or more hours per week are generally eligible to participate in our benefit program. Some restrictions may apply to certain groups of employees. This outline is intended as an overview of the AHS benefits program. More specific information can be obtained from a Human Resources representative.

In general, benefits include:

  • Choice of health insurance plans including HMOs or an indemnity plan
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance

Other important benefits:

  • Paid time off. Generous paid time off is provided for vacations, sickness, holidays, bereavement, or jury service. Specific policies vary depending upon the particular AHS facility.
  • 401(k) Plan. An excellent 401(k) plan with generous company match is provided to eligible employees. The plan is managed and administered by Fidelity Investments and offers a wide array of investment options. Employees are eligible to join after 30 days of service.
  • Tuition assistance. Reimbursement for job-related seminars and academic courses.
  • RN Scholarship Loan Program. Arbour Health System will provide a portion of the funding to attend a nursing school to those who meet the program’s requirements. (Application)
  • Pre-tax flexible spending account (“FSAs”). Two programs are available which permit you to pay for dependent care and medical/dental expenses on a pre-tax basis, generally resulting in a tax savings.
  • Stock Purchase Plan. Employees may purchase UHS stock through payroll deduction and with a 10 percent discount.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The EAP is a free, confidential professional resource available to employees and their families. This program provides services and information on a variety of work/life issues, such as stress management, family matters, crisis intervention, substance abuse and child or elder care concerns.
  • Free parking at all hospitals and most outpatient locations.

Arbour Health System includes the following:

Arbour Hospital, Boston
Arbour-Fuller Hospital, South Attleboro
Arbour-HRI Hospital, Brookline
Pembroke Hospital
Westwood Lodge
Lowell Treatment Center
The Boston Center
The Quincy Center
Arbour Counseling Services
Sites include: Allston, Fall River, Franklin, Haverhill, Jamaica Plain, Lawrence, Lowell, Norwell, Woburn, West Yarmouth and Worcester.
Arbour SeniorCare