Benefits

Benefits for St. Jude Medical Center and St. Jude Heritage Healthcare Employees

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that recognizes the needs of a diverse workforce and allows us to attract and retain the best.

  • Benefits

    Who is eligible?

    What am I eligible to receive?

    When am I eligible?

  • Medical Insurance

    All FT/PT employees (and their spouses / dependents)

    HMO and POS plans available through a major health insurance company.

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Prescription Coverage

    Included with Medical Insurance coverage

    Prescription drug coverage with $10 copay for generic, $25 for name brand medications and the 3rd tier for non-preferred brand medication at a co-pay of 40 percent of the drug cost ($30 minimum / $60 maximum co-pay.)

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Dental

    All FT/PT employees (and their spouses / dependents)

    Choose from two major dental insurance providers. Each offers diagnostic and preventative care coverage, restorative care, and orthodontia.

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Vision

    All FT/PT employees (and their spouses / dependents)

    Coverage allows for periodic eye exams, lenses and frames with appropriate co-pay.

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Term Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment

    All FT/PT employees

    Basic term life insurance offered at 1 times annual salary. Supplemental insurance available at fixed amounts up to $1,000,000.

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Dependent Life Insurance

    All FT/PT employees

    Provide coverage for a child and/or a spouse.

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Long Term Disability

    All FT/PT employees

    Benefit-eligible employees receive a base plan that provides for 50 percent of base pay with a 180-day waiting period. Employees have an option to upgrade coverage. Plan is integrated with other coverage, i.e. SDI or WC.

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Tax-Free Dollar Plan (Flexible Spending Account)

    All FT/PT employees

    A voluntary plan that allows you to pay your share of health care and dependent day care expenses on a pre-tax basis. The amount that you estimate to cover expenses for a calendar year is deducted from your paycheck before taxes.

    1st day of the month after 30 days of service

  • Retirement Plan

    All employees

    401K Contributory Plan with company match plus a company sponsored 401(A) plan providing between 3-10 percent based on eligible waiting period.

    See plan guidelines

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

    All FT/PT employees

    PTO is available for you to use for vacation, holiday, short-term illness or other personal illness. Accrual is based on actual hours worked up to a maximum of 80 worked hours per pay period. PTO hourly accrual is based on years of service in a benefited position.

    Upon employment

  • Extended Sick Time

    All FT/PT employees

    These hours can be accessed after being ill for 24 scheduled work hours for a single illness.

    Upon employment

  • Group Legal Plan

    All FT/PT employees

    A voluntary plan that provides you with a variety of legal services.

    1st of the month after 30 days of service

  • Long Term Care

    All FT/PT employees

    You will have the opportunity to purchase long-term care for yourself, your spouse, and other members in your family.

    1st of the month after 30 days of service

  • Merit Increase

    Employees who meet eligibility requirements

    A merit increase based on a performance evaluation.

    Annually

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    All FT/PT employees

    Provides reimbursement for job-related course work.

    After qualification period

  • Credit Union

    All employees and members of their immediate family

    Offers a variety of services, including checking and savings programs, vehicle and personal loans, credit cards at competitive interest rates, direct deposit, payroll deductions, and US Savings Bonds.

    Upon employment

  • Premium Holiday Pay

    All FT/PT employees

    Time and a half hourly rate paid for hours worked on selected holidays.

    Upon employment

  • Shift Differential

    All FT/PT employees

    Hourly differential paid to employees who work evening and/or night shifts.

    Upon employment

  • Bereavement Leave

    All FT/PT employees

    Bereavement pay is granted in the event of the death of an immediate family member.

    Upon completion of introductory period

  • Parking Facilities

    All employees

    Free parking provided.

    Upon employment

  • Employee Assistance Program

    All employees

    Access for counseling service for employee and family members.

    Upon employment

  • Cafeteria Discount

    All employees

    Use your badge for a 20 percent discount.

    Upon employment

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