Medavie Blue Cross
Bernard Lord, CEO, Medavie, with employees at a Medavie Health Foundation event   (Photo credit: Daniel St Louis)

Recognized as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Medavie Blue Cross was selected as one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers (2018):

  • Medavie Blue Cross encourages employees to balance work and their personal lives through a number of flexible work arrangements and recently introduced a vacation purchase program to help employees find a little more time
  • Medavie Blue Cross supports employees who are new parents with maternity and parental leave top-up payments (to 90% of salary for up to 6 weeks) and offers the option to extend their leave into an unpaid leave of absence
  • Medavie Blue Cross commits an annual social dividend to the Medavie Health Foundation to support community-based programs -- and encourages employees to give back to local communities by providing paid time off to volunteer and financial donations to organizations where employees volunteer their time ($500 for every 50 hours)
Medavie Blue Cross employees enjoying a casual attire day to raise funds for the United Way  

Highlights

Industry Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
Established in Canada 1943
Parent company Medavie Inc.
Parent company head office Moncton NB
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Moncton NB, Toronto ON, Halifax NS
Full-time employees in Canada 1,895
Part-time employees in Canada 43
Average age of employees in Canada 41 years
Longest serving employee 46 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $300 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 2 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)

The Career Directory

Medavie Blue Cross has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Medavie Blue Cross employees collaborating at work

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
Full-time employees in Canada 1,001 to 2,500
Parent company Medavie Inc.
Parent company head office Moncton NB
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Moncton NB, Toronto ON, Halifax NS
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Other info for new grads Bilingualism (English and French) may be considered an asset.
Typical new grad positions Junior Underwriter, Sales Representative, Customer Service Representative, Member Support Agent, Claims Analyst, Administrative Support, Program Analyst
Starting salary $30K to $35K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, transit subsidies, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 1 paid day)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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