Other Benefits

Credit Union

All employees of the Institute are eligible to join the Morton R. Lane Federal Credit Union, a cooperative savings and loan Credit Union that serves the needs of employees providing savings, checking and loan programs. All staff may participate through payroll deduction.

Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit is an option available to all employees. Employees may opt to have all or a portion of their paychecks deposited into their choice of checking or savings accounts.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential and professional source that provides information on services for employees and their families experiencing personal problems or issues. EAP provides confidential assessment and referral services for family-related problems, emotional or physical illnesses, alcohol or drug-related problems, as well as information on resources for child care, elder care, legal services, financial support services, and wellness programs.

Employee Recognition and Activities Planning Committee

The Institute plans and sponsors a variety of events throughout the year, as well as offering an employee purchase program with area businesses to bring discounted products and services to employees and their families. The Institute also recognizes and celebrates employees who have reached milestones in their years of service with RPCI.

Flexible Spending Accounts

The Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Program is a valuable employee benefit that allows employees of Roswell Park Cancer Institute to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses with pre-tax money. Under this program, there are two benefits:

  • The Health Care Spending Account allows you to set aside a portion of your pre-tax salary to pay for health care expenses that are not reimbursed by your health insurance or other benefit plan.
  • The Dependent Care Advantage Account allows you to set aside a portion of your pre-tax salary for eligible childcare, elder care, or disabled dependent care expenses.

Long-Term Care Insurance

Employees are eligible to participate in the New York State Public Employee and Retiree Long-Term Care Insurance Plan (NYPERL). NYPERL is a voluntary, long-term care insurance plan. Long term care provides assistance in the event you are unable to carry out the basic activities of everyday living.

Optional Benefits

Employees may also have several optional benefits available to them including life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability.

Staff Development

The Training and Organizational Development Office provides a number of ongoing educational and training programs for employees on a variety of topics that serve to broaden an employee’s skills and improve or enhance their work performance. Course offerings are advertised throughout the Institute.

Tuition Reimbursement

A number of tuition reimbursement benefits are available to eligible employees who choose to improve their job-related skills and knowledge through further education. As an incentive to pursue career-related education, the program provides financial support for approved educational activities on a reimbursement basis.