Benefits

Saint Francis Hospital offers competitive salaries and a generous package of benefits to our full-time and part-time colleagues.

Health Insurance

Comprehensive health insurance coverage from Aetna is available through payroll deduction.

Prescription Drug Plan

Coverage is activated when enrolled in the health insurance plan.

Dental Insurance

The dental plan covers a wide range of dental services with an emphasis on preventative treatments, and is available through payroll deduction.

Vision Plan

The vision program is available through payroll deduction. Benefits include eye exam, lenses, frames and contact lenses.

Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance is equal to the colleague’s pay paid by the hospital. Additional supplemental coverage is available up to five times the colleague’s pay.

Dependent Life Insurance

Colleagues have the option to purchase dependent life insurance for their spouse (in $10,000 increments to a maximum of $100,000 or four times the colleague’s salary, whichever is less) and children ($10,000 or $20,000).

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Coverage is effective after one benefit year. Percentage of coverage and duration of coverage are based on years of service. Additional STD protection may be purchased.

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Long Term Disability coverage of 60% of base pay is provided by the hospital. (Part time colleagues are not covered under Long Term Disability (LTD) insurance.)

Flexible Spending Account

Pre-tax dollars may be set aside to cover healthcare and dependent care expenditures. Maximum of $3,600 for healthcare and $5,000 for dependent care.

Direct Deposit

A colleague’s paycheck may be directly deposited into banks and accounts of their choice.

Hospital Holidays

Seven paid holidays each year including New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

New hires are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO) after completing the three-month introductory period.

Cash Balance Pension Plan

A contribution is credited to a retirement account for each year a colleague has completed 1,000 hours of service. Colleagues are vested after 5 years of service.

Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSA) or 403(b)

Colleagues have the opportunity to invest pre-tax dollars into a retirement account.

Tuition Reimbursement

Colleagues are eligible for reimbursement for pre-approved job related courses through an accredited college or university for a grade of “C” or better. Full-time Graduate and Undergraduate: 100% reimbursement of up to a maximum of $4,200 annually. Part-time Graduate and Undergraduate: 100% reimbursement of up to a maximum of $2,100 annually.

Colleague Assistance Program

A Colleague Assistance Program (EAP) provided by Human Management Services is available to all colleagues through a confidential 24-hour toll-free number.

Credit Union (Delaware Alliance)

Convenient payroll deductions available into four separate accounts: checking account, regular savings, Christmas Club and Vacation Club.

Blood Bank of Delaware

Membership fees for colleagues and their family are fully paid by the hospital.

Car and Homeowners Insurance

Colleagues can receive a discount through Nationwide Insurance. Premiums are paid through convenient payroll deductions.

Child Care

Child care affiliated with Saint Francis is located one block from the hospital.

Adoption Benefits

Colleagues are eligible after one year of service for $4,000 (FT) or $2,000 (PT) toward the covered expenses related to the adoption of a child.

Parking

Colleague parking is available for a monthly charge of $15 (FT) or $10 (PT).

Cafeteria

Colleagues receive a discounted rate.

CHE Plus Benefits

As a benefit-eligible colleague, you are eligible for the CHE Plus Benefits voluntary benefits package. CHE Plus Benefits is a package of high-quality, voluntary benefits plans that offer choices, options and convenience for you and your family. The plans included in CHE Plus Benefits are designed to complement the core benefits package you receive as a benefits-eligible colleague of CHE. The highlights of CHE Plus Benefits include convenient after-tax payroll deduction, discounted group rates and portability– which means most benefits go with you if you change jobs or retire.

You may choose any or all of the following benefits:

  • Critical Assistance
  • Legal and Financial Planning
  • Accident Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Home and Auto Insurance
  • Long Term Care
  • SmartSavings Discount Marketplace