At Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, we provide our employees with a robust benefits package. You can review the highlights below, and contact a recruiter for more information.


Your Benefit Highlights


Benefits are effective the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

  • Health Insurance premiums as low as $50 a month.
  • Free Preventive Care (physicals, mammograms/paps, well-child visits, screening colonoscopy & some preventive meds).
  • The Doctor Will See You Now!  Access to RelyMD telemedicine service for a flat fee.
  • Employer contributions to your Healthcare Savings Account.
  • Disability insurance benefits is provided by ARHS at no cost to you and replaces a percentage of your income while you are unable to work due to an illness or injury.
  • Retirement 403 (b) and Roth Plans. Available to all employees – full, part-time and PRN beginning the first day of the month following employment. Contributions to the 403(b) are tax deferred and are post-tax for the Roth. ARHS matches 75% up to 4% of employee deferrals after eligibility requirements are met.
  • Retirement meetings available with onsite financial professionals.
  • Additional benefit plans available include, but are not limited to dental, vision, cancer, accident, critical illness, supplemental and whole life insurance.
  • College savings program.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is available to all full-time and part-time employees assigned to work at least 20 hours per week. PTO benefits combine vacation, holiday and sick leave into a single program designed to provide employees with more control of their time off.
  • Enjoy employee discounts with special ARHS savings at local and national theme parks/attractions and select wireless providers.
  • Stay fit and improve your quality of life with our Award-Winning Love Your Life wellness programs for you and your spouse.
  • Discounts to Wellness Center and Avery County YMCA.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program.
  • Employee to Employee Fund; caring for each other with financial assistance through the Helping Hands employee campaign.