At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. We strive to provide our associates with competitive compensation and benefit packages that support work-life balance, as well as opportunities for growth and advancement. Just as our associates are committed to caring for others, we’re committed to caring for them. Ascension offers a wide range of distinctive and customizable benefits that will protect your health, income and family, provide security now and in the future, and enrich your life and spirit.
We offer affordable, accessible healthcare through our health insurance and prescription drug coverage programs to protect your health. As part of our commitment to all associates receiving the care they need, qualifying associates can receive also receive a waiver or discount on premiums.
To keep our associates healthy, Ascension also offers three competitive dental care coverage options and two vision care coverage options. Associates can elect plans that best fit their needs.
Ascension's SmartHealth Well-being Program provides resources and tools to help our associates proactively manage their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
Our associates are also able to plan, save, and earn for healthcare expenses through our optional healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), and Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) savings plans.
Ascension offers associates competitive compensation and profit sharing. We also have our own credit union for associate use.
To help associates secure their retirement, we provide 403(b) plans, offered in not-for-profit health ministries, and a 401(k) plans, offered in for-profit locations, for pre-tax contributions. For those eligible, Ascension also provides an Employer Automatic Contribution, which adds an additional annual contribution into your retirement account, regardless of your personal contribution level.
Ascension associates have access to various financial management tools. Associates can utilize these resources to assist with financial planning, as well as student loan debt repayment.
Ascension’s Adoption Assistance Program is one of the many ways we strive to support associates, and their families, off the job and in multiple aspects of their lives. Benefit-eligible associates considering expanding their families through adoption may take advantage of this benefit to receive reimbursement for eligible adoption expenses.
Ascension supports and encourages the continued education of our associates. Therefore, we offer our associates (both full-time and part-time) assistance with tuition through the form of tuition reimbursement. Education is a priority to our organization and we hope to assist those in search of furthering their knowledge.
For income security in the event of injury, illness or death, we offer our associates disability and life insurance coverage for themselves, as well as their eligible dependents. Benefit-eligible associates can elect to take advantage of short term disability, maternity leave, long term disability coverage. Basic life, supplemental life, dependent life, and accidental injury insurance is also offered.
Ascension offers a Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA) designed to help you pay for healthcare fees and expenses that may not be fully covered under your medical, dental and vision plans. Our benefit options also provide working parents the opportunity to opt in to a Dependent Day Care Flexible Spending Account to help pay for expenses related to caring for your dependents while you are working.
Ascension supports our associates and their professional development. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement, which enables us to enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Ascension all has various in-depth leadership development programs to meet our associates where they are on their career journey.
Part of development is education, which is why we actively support ongoing education and skills development. We offer tuition assistance, industry recognized certifications and free online learning tools to help engage in work, learn new skills and grow your career. Our collaborative work environments also give associates a chance to learn from others’ experience across disciplines and share ideas enhancing the care we provide.
Our associates regularly have the opportunity to offer their servant’s heart by volunteering with Ascension’s Medical Mission at Home program and other community benefit initiatives.
We know our associates have an array of interests and priorities beyond their work. That’s why we support work-life balance by providing generous paid time off. Ascension provides generous paid time off; and recognizes 8 holidays, which is two more holidays than the typical organization.
If needed, Ascension associates can find assistance with managing stress, relationships and financial issues through our Employee Assistance Program.
Associates have access to discounts on products and services, such as identity theft protection and insurance coverage for home, auto and accidents, from a variety of national retailers.
At Ascension, we encourage spirituality in the workplace. By fostering spirituality in the workplace, we create a model community of mutual care and service. We are committed to creating a spiritually centered workplace where all associates derive a deep sense of personal meaning from their work and are inspired to contribute their unique talents to achieving our Mission.
Audrey W., Registered Nurse
Angelique I., Nurse Manager
Erica S., Medical Assistant
Beth S., HR Business Advisor
Robert H., Actuarial Projects Manager
Radhika S., Recruiter