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Employee Benefits

Health Insurance
Medical Insurance*
Deaconess offers two separate low deductible medical plans to full time and part time employees. Preventative services are covered at 100 percent.  Employees are able to earn wellness incentives to offset the cost of the medical insurance premiums and out of pocket costs.

Prescription Insurance & In-House Pharmacy*
Employees utilize Deaconess’ own full-service pharmacy offering prescription medicine and over-the-counter items at a discounted rate.

Dental Insurance*
Our dental plan covers dental and orthodontic services with no deductibles. Preventative services are covered at 100 percent.

Vision Insurance*
Our vision plan helps cover the cost of eye exams, frames, lenses and contacts, and has a national network of providers.

Flexible Spending Accounts**
Employees can contribute to flexible spending accounts to pay for eligible health care and dependent care expenses. Contributions into FSAs are not taxed.

Paid Employee Life and Disability Insurance*
All eligible employees will be enrolled in a 1 times annual base salary life and AD&D insurance policy and short term and long term disability plans at no cost.

Employee and Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance*
Employees can elect additional life insurance for themselves, spouses and children.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
A confidential, employer-sponsored Employee Assistance Program that addresses employees' counseling and training needs. Services are available to all Deaconess Employees at no additional cost.

Employee Wellness Program
This service includes health screenings, nutrition counseling, personal fitness training and access to multiple on-site fitness centers for both employees and their families. There is no cost for employee access to fitness centers.

Retirement & Financial Benefits
Traditional 401k
Deaconess offers a traditional 401k that employees can contribute 1-50% of their paycheck to the federal max. Professional advice is available for personalized investment and financial planning. This service is provided by the third party administrator of the Retirement Plan.

Employer Funded 401k Match
Deaconess matches a percentage of the first 6% of employee 401k contributions when meeting all criteria. Deaconess match is guaranteed at 25% of the first 6% and additional match may occur if Deaconess meets or exceeds financial targets. 

Employer Funded 401k Retirement Savings Plan
Deaconess will contribute 2-5% of eligible pay into the 401k when meeting all criteria. Retirement Savings Plan contributions does not require employee participation.

Empower U Financial Wellness Program
Free financial educational and resources for Deaconess Employees and their families regarding home ownership, education savings, investment assistance and financial planning.

Deaconess routinely looks to increase pay with market competitiveness, annual merit increases and goal focused incentive programs.

All-Inclusive Paid Time Off Bank**
PTO bank includes holidays, vacation, sick and personal days.

Additional Benefits
Educational Assistance*
Tuition reimbursement is available for part time and full time employees for undergraduate and graduate courses, continuing education, and certifications. You may participate in the Deaconess Employee Educational Assistance Program as soon as you become employed at Deaconess.

Free Class Offerings
Deaconess offers on-site education including courses in Software Development, Leadership and Lean Six Sigma.

Children’s Enrichment Center
Deaconess has a convenient, on-site daycare for employees and their families. All head teachers and many assistant teachers have early childhood credentials, ranging from a child development associate (CDA) degree to a Master's Degree.

Health Library
Browse the articles and other resources in our online and on-site health library.

Deaconess rewards employees for their service and commitment to the organization by hosting employee recreation activities, hosting annual service awards, and giving awards for excellence.

Health Care Programs
Deaconess has multiple programs to promote overall wellbeing for our employees including Deaconess RN On Call, Center for Life Balance, Medication Assistance Program, Case Management Services and more.

Community Outreach
Deaconess sponsors multiple community outreach programs and gives employees the opportunity to get involved and volunteer.   
*Positions authorized at least 40 hours in a two week pay period.
** Positions authorized at least 1 hour in a two week pay period.
Supplemental staff (DSS) positions are defined at 0 authorized hours and are only eligible for benefits that do not include (*).
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