Personal Time Off (PTO) is provided to eligible employees for the purpose of rest and relaxation from their duties and for attending to personal business. PTO accrues at 7.74 hours per pay period. Accrual is based on 40 hours/week is equivalent to 10 paid vacation days, eleven paid holidays, six short-term sick days per year; after five years of employment accrual increases to 9.24 hours per pay period. Employees can accrue up to 280 hours of PTO.

Sick Leave accrues as 1.85 hours per pay period. Accrual is based on 40 hours/week is equivalent to 6 days per year. Use of sick leave is for the employee’s own physical illness or injury, exposure to contagious disease or when attendance at work is prevented by public health requirements, the need to care for a dependent child or spouse or parent who resides with an employee or who is dependent upon the employee for support (prior approval required), any disability, including disability caused or contributed by pregnancy, miscarriage, abortion or childbirth or any unscheduled outpatient or inpatient surgery.

Observed Holidays:

New Year’s Day *
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day*
Labor Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day*
Family Day – day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve Day
Christmas Day *

*Premium holiday. Employees who are scheduled to work on premium holidays are paid time and a half.


As a County Hospital District, contributions are paid to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), currently at 25.75%. PGH is an employer paid contribution plan. Please contact Human Resources for more details. Social Security tax is not withheld for PERS eligible employees.

Group insurance:

Employer paid medical, dental, life insurance ($15,000), and prescription coverage available for eligible employees.  Group health coverage meets all standards set by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

Employee Assistance Plan:

PGH is contracted with Horizon Health Employee Assistance Plan Services to provide you and each of your eligible household members with access to professional assistance for the challenges of everyday living.

403(b) / Tax Shelter Annuity:

Contribution to this annuity plan is an optional benefit that can be deducted from payroll pre-tax.

Additional Coverage Options:

Optional benefits, which can be deducted from payroll, include Vision, Dependent Life, AFLAC, Western Life Insurance, Wells Fargo Membership Program, Greater Nevada Credit Union membership.

Pre-employment Requirements:

Original signed application, physical examination, Quantiferon Gold PPD Test, background and fingerprint check, drug and alcohol screen, orientation through Human Resources and Department. A 180-day probationary period applies for all positions and status changes.  All PGH employees are required to submit a fingerprint background check in accordance with NRS 449.123 and 449.125.

Safety Sensitive Positions:

All positions at Pershing General Hospital are safety sensitive and are subject to pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion and post accident drug and alcohol screening.


Pershing General Hospital is an equal opportunity provider and employer, ADA and Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.