At Saint Therese, our employee benefits program is designed to promote the well-being of everyone. By making a commitment to wellness, we're focused on ensuring our team and their families are taken care of beyond just medical needs. Our person-centered philosophy of care extends to our employees. That's why we proudly provide benefits to enhance physical, financial, social and professional well-being.
Heartfelt support for physical well-being
Our medical plan offers three plan levels. And, Saint Therese makes annual contributions to employees' HSA accounts. All plans offer preventative coverage at no additional cost and unlimited lifetime benefit maximums.
We offer competitive and affordable benefit packages. Employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible to receive health care benefits.
Saint Therese has an extraordinary dental plan with preventative coverage included.
- Basic Life with Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D): Benefit-eligible employees receive AD&D at 1x annual salary for no cost.
- Supplemental life for employee, spouse and children is available to purchase.
Our employees have accidental, cancer and short term disability coverage available:
- Accidental coverage to help offset costs associated with an accidental injury
- Financial support throughout cancer treatments
- Short-term disability provides partial income replacement during illness, rehab or recovery
Eye exams are covered by medical plans. Our vision plan offers allowances and discounts on frames, lenses and contacts.
Fitness & wellness centers
Our St. Louis Park, New Hope, Brooklyn Park and Woodbury locations have full wellness centers. All employees benefit from low-cost memberships, no matter which community served. In addition, memberships include access to warm water therapy pools and hot tubs which are found at some of our communities.
A 10% discount is granted to employees for over-the-counter medications. Additional discounts on prescription drugs may also apply. Available at our New Hope community only.
Free flu shots offered every fall season.
Saint Therese is a drug-free, vapor-free and tobacco-free employer.
Massage services powered by Ascend Rehabilitation are available to employees for a low cost. (And, no gratuities accepted!)
Securing plans for tomorrow
403(b) retirement plan
Pre-tax and Roth plans are offered. Employees are automatically enrolled at 3% but can choose to opt out or select another rate. After one year of employment, employees are eligible to participate in the company match program: 50% of contribution up to 6%.
Flexible spending accounts
Employees can opt to set aside pre-tax money for eligible health and dependent care expenses.
Paid Disability Leave
Employees working nine hours or more per pay period will accrue a set number of hours to use for extended illness.
Employee assistance program (EAP)
EAP offers an array of confidential counseling and web services accessible 24/7 by employees and their families.
Employee discount program
We have corporate discounts on cell phone plans, movie tickets, concerts, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, Valleyfair and much more.
Celebrating life to the fullest
Paid time-off (PTO)
Employees working nine hours or more per pay period accrue a set number of PTO hours to use for vacation, personal and sick leave.
Saint Therese recognizes eight company holidays.
Events & celebrations
Saint Therese Foundation hosts two annual golf tournaments and one annual gala. Each community also hosts employee events throughout the year.
Diverse & inclusive environment
Saint Therese proudly cultivates a welcoming environment full of kindness, warmth and compassion.
Nurturing growth with thoughtful intention
Available for employees pursuing a career in long-term care.
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 awards health care education scholarships to empower employee growth while ensuring our team has an ongoing impact in the field of senior services.
Continuing Education (CEU’s)
Saint Therese offers a number of continuing education courses from onsite skills fairs, in-services, online courses and more.
Saint Therese employees are valued members of our communities, each bringing unique values and a voice that drives our mission. Employee appreciation events such as picnics and holiday parties are just some of the many things we do to express how blessed we are by our team.
Empowerment to enrich the lives of others
Strong community presence & reputation
For more than 50 years, Saint Therese has been a leading provider of senior services in the Twin Cities.
We host and participate in: blood drives, food drives and other mission-driven activities in and around our communities.
Employee Giving Campaign
Employees can choose to donate to the Saint Therese Foundation through payroll deductions. Gifts directly benefit the seniors they support every day.
Employees can choose to donate their time and talents throughout the many areas of our organization.
Advocate for social fairness
Professional associations ensure we collaborate with purpose to better serve our communities and the seniors we deeply care for.