Our Benefits

Our benefits are an important part of your total compensation package, and we are dedicated to providing you with access to cost-effective, high-quality benefits and the most comprehensive program possible. We offer competitive coverage choices, allowing you to select the benefits that best fit your life.

Franciscan champions community health education and wellness programs to help you enjoy a healthier life. We also offer those that are eligible a confidential Care Management program that provides support and education for healthy living, including assistance those with chronic conditions.

What We Offer

Insurance Coverage

Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription

Regular full-time and part-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits. We offer two different medical plans with a range of coverage options so you can select the plan that best suits the needs of you and your family.

The medical plan utilizes the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield BlueCard PPO network, a nationwide network of providers. An added benefit to employees enrolled in our medical plan is savings on Franciscan Health services, including our hospitals, labs, imaging, pharmacies, express care and services of Franciscan physicians. Prescription coverage is included in the medical plan.

Dental insurance is offered through Delta Dental and vision insurance through EyeMed Vision Care.


Franciscan offers company-paid short- and long-term disability coverage to full-time employees. Employee-paid short- and long-term disability insurance is available for part-time employees.

Life Insurance

Franciscan Health provides basic life and AD&D (accidental death and dismemberment) coverage for free to all regular full-time and part-time employees.

The value of the policy is equal to the individuals’ annual earnings up to a maximum of $750,000. Supplemental life insurance is available at a guaranteed issue of up to $350,000 (or six times annual salary, whichever is less) with no health questions asked. Individuals can elect more coverage, subject to terms, and dependent coverage is also available.

Lifestyle Benefits


The Franciscan Health Retirement Program offers comprehensive benefits, including a Franciscan-funded retirement savings plan, as well as 403(b) and 457(b) Plans to help employees save for their future.

Employees are eligible to participate in Franciscan’s Employer Contribution Plan after reaching age 21 and completion of one year of service with a minimum of 1,000 hours during the plan year. Employees are vested in the plan after three years of eligible service.

Employees can enjoy the tax-savings benefits of a 403(b) Plan and may participate immediately upon hire. Those contributing the maximum to the 403(b) Plan are eligible to participate in Franciscan’s 457(b) Non-Qualified Tax Deferred Compensation Plan.

Time Away from Work

Regular full-time and part-time employees are eligible for paid time-off benefits including vacation, holiday and sick time. Benefits are based on length of service.

Employee Assistance

Franciscan Health's Employee Assistance Program provides mental health professionals who offer confidential assistance to employees and their families.

Studies show that failure to perform on the job is more often due to emotional problems than to lack of knowledge or job skills.

Additional Benefits

As part of our comprehensive benefit offerings, eligible employees may also participate in the following programs.

  • Critical Illness & Accident Insurance
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Fitness/Wellness Programs
  • Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (Section 125)
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Legal Insurance
  • MetLife Home & Auto Insurance Plans
  • College Savings Plans
  • Voluntary Permanent Life Insurance Plan
  • Discounts: AT&T and Verizon wireless, car rentals, entertainment and amusement parks, and many more corporate and local discounts.