Benefits of Employment

Employees are Saint Therese's most important asset. We offer a comprehensive benefit package to meet employees' needs and provide opportunities to grow.

The benefits of joining the Saint Therese team.

The Saint Therese philosophy of care is anchored in our history. As an extension of the mission and purpose of the sisters of Saint Benedict; Saint Therese has been guided since our foundation by a spirit of hospitality.

We recognize that our residents need to receive comprehensive care in a dignified and respectful manner. This concept embraces not only the physical needs of our residents, but also the spiritual, emotional and social needs.

This philosophy extends to our employees, providing benefits and opportunities that make Saint Therese a great place to work and grow.

Health and Wellness Benefits

Saint Therese offers competitive and affordable benefit packages to meet the needs of its employees. Employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible to receive healthcare benefits.

The medical plan offers 3 different plan options: Copay Plan, Health Saving Account Plan and a High Deductible Health Saving Account Plan. Saint Therese makes $500-$1,000 contributions to your HSA account annually depending on coverage level.

The medical plans provide preventative coverage at no additional cost and unlimited lifetime benefit maximums.

Saint Therese has a great dental plan that provides preventative coverage at no additional charge.

Additional Voluntary Benefits

Life Insurance

  • Basic life with Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D): Saint Therese provides benefit eligible employees with one times their annual salary for basic life and accidental death and dismemberment at no cost to the employee.
  • Supplemental life for employee, spouse, and child(ren): Employees may purchase supplemental insurance up to $500,000 including basic life; spouses up to $500,000 and child(ren) $5,000 or $10,000 coverage level.

Colonial Life
This benefit offers accidental, cancer, and short term disability coverage. Employee can elect one or all of the benefit options.

  • Accidental coverage to help offset the cost associated with an accidental injury.
  • Cancer coverage to provide financial support in the event you are diagnosed with cancer.
  • Short Term Disability coverage provides financial benefits (partial income replacement) to help offset the loss of income due to a covered illness or injury.

The vision plan offers materials-only coverage, which includes coverage allowances and discounts on frames, lenses, and contact lenses (eye exams are covered under medical plans).

Flexible Spending Accounts
Flexible spending accounts allow employees to set aside pre-tax money from each check to pay for eligible healthcare and dependent care expenses.

Financial Well-being
403(B) Retirement Plan: Saint Therese understands the importance of providing retirement plans to assist in employee’s financial planning for retirement. Pre-tax and Roth plans are offered. Employees are automatically enrolled at 3% unless you opt out or select a different deferral rate. After one year of employment employee is eligible to receive a company match (50% of contribution up to 6%).

Work and Life Benefits

Paid Time Off
Employees working 9 hours or more per pay period will accrue a set number of hours to use for vacation, personal, and sick leave.

Paid Disability Leave
Employees working 9 hours or more per pay period will accrue a set number of hours to use for extended illness.

Saint Therese recognizes 8 company holidays.

Employee assistance program (EAP)
The EAP benefit offers an array of confidential counseling and web services that can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for you and your family.

Employee Discounts
Employees receive corporate discounts on cell phone bills, movie tickets, concerts, Renaissance Festival, Valleyfair, and much more.

Employee Recognition
Employee Appreciation events such as staff picnics and holiday parties.

Onsite Fitness Center (most locations)
Low cost memberships are available through payroll deduction. Several locations offer warm water therapy pools.

Onsite Pharmacy (New Hope location)
Employee discount of 10% for over the counter medications plus discounts on prescription drugs.

Free flu shots offered in the Fall

Massage Services
On-site massage services provided to employees at a low cost.

Professional Opportunities

Tuition Reimbursement
Available for employees pursuing a career in long term care (employees must work in a care center).

Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program
Employees who have a LPN or RN may be eligible to participate in the nurse loan forgiveness program. Stipulations apply.

Saint Therese provides scholarships to help employees continue their education and improve their knowledge on caring for older adults.

Continuing Education (CEU’s)
Saint Therese offers a number of continuing education courses from on-site Skills Fair, In-services, online courses, and more.