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Employment

For more than 50 years, Stella Maris has been a leader in providing care to the Baltimore area’s elderly. Our reputation continues today in large part due to our highly trained and professional staff. The Stella Maris team includes nurses, certified geriatric nursing assistants, social workers, chaplains, therapists and other caregivers and support staff.

We’re looking for employees to provide professional, compassionate care for our patients and residents. If you are interested in becoming a part of our highly committed team of employees then apply today.

At Stella Maris, we offer industry competitive benefits designed to attract and retain the most skilled employees.

Please click here to view current openings at Stella Maris.

Employee Benefits

Caregivers deserve to be cared for also. This is why Stella Maris offers eligible full time and part time employees a comprehensive benefits package which addresses their health, well-being, and financial needs. For more details about these and other benefits, simply click on a benefits option. Most of our benefits become effective the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment.

*Premiums, rates, and accruals may be pro-rated for eligible part time employees*

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability
  • 401(K)
  • Leave and Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Additional Benefits

MEDICAL

Stella Maris offers two health insurance options through CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. Both plans include:

  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Vision Coverage

DENTAL

Stella Maris offers dental insurance through CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. The dental plan includes coverage for:

  • General and Major Services
  • Diagnostic and Preventive Services
  • Orthodontic Services

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS

Stella Maris offers both Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts. Employees can set aside pretaxed money for eligible health care and/or eligible dependent care expenses. We make reimbursement easy. You can use your FSA for reimbursement of your co-pays and coinsurance, prescription drugs, even over-the-counter medical supplies.

Flexible spending accounts are provided by Select Benefits.

LIFE INSURANCE

Stella Maris provides eligible employees Basic Life insurance in the amount of 1x annual salary to a maximum of $50,000.

DISABILITY INSURANCE

Eligible employees have the option to purchase Short Term and/or Long Term disability insurance.

RETIREMENT PLANS

Stella Maris offers a 401(k) Plan through Fidelity Investments

  • Employees may contribute up to 100% of their income on a pre-tax basis up to the IRS maximum limit. Some employees over age 50 may be eligible for a catch-up provision up to the IRS maximum limit.
  • After 1 year of service, participants are eligible to receive an Employer Match beginning the next calendar quarter.

Stella Maris also offers a 403(b) Plan through Fidelity Investments.

  • Employees may contribute up to 100% of their income on a pre-tax basis up to the IRS maximum limit.
  • Employees will not receive a match on the deferrals on this plan.

PAID LEAVE AND HOLIDAYS

Stella Maris offers regular full time and eligible part time employees generous amounts of Paid Time Off (PTO) for vacation, personal, sick usage. We also offer several paid holidays. Leave begins to accrue from the first date of employment and employees may begin using their leave after they have completed their probationary period.

EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE

Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement is available for eligible full time and part time employees who want to develop professionally or personally, or whose job requires more training. Tuition reimbursement is given in exchange for one year of employment at Stella Maris.

Education Loan

Employees who are eligible for the Tuition Reimbursement may apply for a Mercy Education Loan. This is an interest-free loan which is to be used to assist employees who need funds to begin their education. The Mercy Education Loan is given in exchange for one year of employment at Stella Maris.

Nursing Scholarship

Eligible employees may apply for the Barnickel Scholarship after one year of employment. This scholarship is provided to employees who wish to further their nursing careers in the long-term care field.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS

Stella Maris offers many other voluntary benefits for employees including:

  • Direct Deposit
  • Stella Dollars Credit
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Pre-Paid Legal Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Credit Union Membership through Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Discounted Verizon Services
  • Discounted Homeowners and Auto Insurance
  • Job Opportunities
  • Employee Benefits

*Stella Maris, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and makes no discrimination against any applicant for employment due to race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion or disability.