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Comprehensive Benefits

Saint Francis Healthcare System offers outstanding benefits, including:

Health Insurance

Saint Francis offers medical insurance through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for eligible employees. Eligibility begins on the first day of the month following date of hire.

Dental Insurance

Saint Francis offers dental insurance through Lincoln Financial Group for eligible employees. Eligibility begins on the first day of the month following date of hire.

Vision Insurance

Saint Francis vision insurance through MetLife on a VSP Network. Eligibility begins on the first day of the month following date of hire.

Life Insurance

Saint Francis provides every full-time and part-time employee a life insurance policy at no cost. Employees also have the option to purchase additional life insurance.

Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Financial protection against loss of your income due to a non-occupational disability or illness that prevents you from working and earning income.

Medical Reimbursement Plan

Voluntary pre-tax savings over the calendar year for medical expenses not covered by insurance.

Dependent Care Savings Plan

Voluntary pre-tax savings through the calendar year for child care.

Retirement Plan

Saint Francis participates in a 403(b) pension plan with Voya. Eligibility can begin at date of hire. After one year of eligible employment, the Healthcare System automatically puts in 2 percent of your salary at no cost to you. Through the Saint Francis Thrift Plan, the Healthcare System, will also match up to a 3 percent contribution from the employee. Employees are fully vested after six years of eligible employment.

Earned Time Off (ETO)

Full-time and part-time employees accrue earned time off (ETO) based on hours worked.

Critical Illness Benefit

Employees can sign up for the Critical Illness Benefit to help in times of critical illness. Illnesses covered include heart attack, stroke, internal cancer, major organ transplant, renal failure (end stage), carcinoma in situ and coronary artery bypass surgery. Employees receive a cash, lump-sum benefit upon initial diagnosis of a covered critical illness or condition. A health screening benefit also pays $50 per year to a covered employee or spouse having the covered health screening test. Approved tests include mammography, pap smear, PSA (blood test for prostate CA), colonoscopy and chest X-ray.

College or Non-College Savings Programs

A convenient way for employees to establish a savings program for college or non-college needs with several plans to choose from. The benefits are available for children, grandchildren, nieces/nephews or family friends.

Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition reimbursement is available for part- and full-time employees based on the projected Human Resource needs of the Healthcare System. ($5,000 limit per year for one year of service after graduation.)

Funeral Leave Benefit

Full-time benefit eligible employees receive up to three consecutive days off (defined as 8 hours per day) for a death in the immediate family. Part-time employees are prorated.

Jury Duty Benefit

Employees receive up to 10 days difference in pay between employee’s wages and jury duty pay.

Credit Union

Employees are eligible to join the credit union on date of employment.


All employees receive a 30 percent discount on food items in the cafeteria. All employees also receive a discount on items purchased at the Healing Arts Pharmacy.