Our mission to create healthier communities extends to our own workplace. Not only do we want all employees and their families to enjoy good health, we want them to have affordable health care and adequate savings when they retire.

That’s why we offer a competitive and sustainable benefits program*, including affordable health care, wellness programs, retirement savings options and more. These programs help you care for yourself and your family - physically, financially, mentally and spiritually.

A full-time employee (regularly scheduled to work at least 72 hours per two-week pay period) or a part-time employee (regularly scheduled to work at least 40 hours per two-week pay period), is eligible on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment for the following benefits:

  • Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Plan**
  • Catholic Health Initiatives Dental Plan**
  • Vision Plan
  • Employee Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Employee Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Spouse and Child Life Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

All employees are eligible for the following benefits at the date of hire:

  • Military Leave
  • Catholic Health Initiatives 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

Other benefits

A full-time employee or a part-time employee begins to accrue paid time off immediately. An employee is eligible to take paid time off on the first day of the month following 30 days of employment.

A full-time employee or a part-time employee is eligible on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment.

A full-time employee is eligible on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment.

Tuition assistance is designed to encourage and assist employees to pursue educational objectives that will aid the employee in their current position or a future position.

CHI Memorial employees (full time, part time, PRN and contract) are eligible for a low cost membership to CHI Memorial's employee fitness center which is located on the second floor of Guerry Heart & Vascular Center. Employees are also eligible for an initial membership discount at the YMCA of Chattanooga.

CHI Memorial Credit Union is a full-service financial institution. The credit union offers a wide range of financial services tailored to meet the needs of health care professionals.

CHI Memorial Children’s Learning Center accepts children ages 6 weeks thru 5 years. Our child care center offers a caring, loving, and nurturing environment for children, as well as parents. The child care is a Top-rated, 3-star licensed facility through the state of Tennessee. With a staff of 26, our center is well equipped with the most competent care givers available. Our new facility provides the most current services in the child care profession. With flexible hours sure to fit your schedule, our center is an invaluable benefit to parents employed by CHI Memorial. Please call our child care director, at (423) 495-5656 to schedule a visit.

This plan offers associates a special home purchase program by offering financial assistance to associates who might not otherwise be able to purchase their own home.

Discounted auto and homeowners’ insurance program offered through Unitrin Direct.

Discounted cellular phone service offered through Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and AT&T.

*Benefits may vary at CHI Memorial entities.

** Eligible dependents include children up to age 26 and adult dependents (including spouse or any adult dependent of the opposite or same sex that is financially supported by you and lives with you, including: your parent, your grandparent or other adult family member). Physically and mentally handicapped children of any age who are unmarried and financially dependent on an employee may be eligible.

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