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Mercy’s Commitment to Diversity
At the entrance to our hospital is a simple declaration of a core belief to serve all people of every creed, color, economic, and social condition. We believe the diversity of our patients and the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce strengthens us as a health care community committed to clinical excellence and compassionate care.
Meet some members of Mercy's DEI Workforce
Mercy formed the President's Task Force on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. The Task Force's role is to implement plans and strategies that connect Mercy's mission and values to actions supporting racial equality, diversity, and inclusion. The task force is made up of employees throughout the hospital. A few members of the task force are featured below:
Learn more about our Benefits
PTO & Holiday
Onsite Dry Cleaning
We offer two triple option medical plans: a Premier Plan and a Standard Plan. Both plans include prescription drug coverage and vision coverage. Prescription and vision coverage are bundled with the health insurance and therefore cannot be elected independently from the medical insurance. In addition, Mercy offers a $0 copay prescription program for brand name prescriptions through CRX International, which is voluntary.
Flexible Spending Account: Mercy offers both Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These plans provide a method to pay for certain eligible health care expenses and for qualified dependent childcare expenses on a pre-tax basis. Funds may be directed into either or both accounts by authorizing money to be deducted from your paycheck.
Mercy has a PPO Dental plan, which covers diagnostic and preventive services, general services, major services and orthodontics (up to age 19).
Mercy offers a 403(b) Retirement Plan. Employees may be eligible for the employer match the first full quarter after one year of service. In order to be eligible for the employer match, employees must be benefits-eligible, a 0.4 FTE or greater and must have worked a minimum of 250 hours in the quarter. We also have a 403(b) Catch-Up plan and 457(b) Deferred Compensation plan.
Once individuals have been employed with Mercy for 12 months, we are happy to offer eligible employees tuition reimbursement. Individuals can enroll in any accredited school & take job related / hospital related courses. There is a two-year commitment following completion of studies that is required after enrollment in the program.
Please note: Grant funded employees are not eligible to participate in this program.
- Short Term Disability: Mercy provides employer paid short term disability benefits to benefits-eligible employees (32 hours per pay period or greater) in the event that you become temporarily disabled.
- Long Term Disability: Mercy provides employer paid long term disability benefits to full-time employees (64 hours per pay period or greater).
Mercy offers several Life Insurance Plan Options such as:
- Employer provided Basic Life Insurance
- Employer provided Dependent Life Insurance
- Employee Optional Group Term Insurance
- Spouse Optional Group Term Life Insurance Group
- Dependent Optional Group Term Life Insurance
PTO & Holiday Pay
Mercy offers competitive paid time off packages that not only roll over to the years to come, but are effective immediately upon start dates (Departmental Policies apply)
At our downtown campus, employees are able to park in one of our three garages that are attached to our main hospital buildings by a skywalk. Employees are charged a pre-tax, discounted rate, and also have the option to park in a nearby, open lot for a nominal fee.
Onsite Dry Cleaning
It’s as easy as that! Mercy offers an onsite dry-cleaning service. Don’t have time to get to the dry cleaners? We’ve got you covered. Employees can drop their clothing off at a location at work & pick it up later that week!
Mercy values the professional and career advancement of our employees and offers a variety of continuing education opportunities for our employees. Anywhere from CPR courses to “Lunch & Learn” Seminars, we have the mentors and resources to support our employees in their continuing education endeavors!
Employee Assistance Program
While our mission revolves around the compassionate care of others, it’s equally as important we care for our employees. Our WellWorks (Employee Assistance Program) provides a comprehensive and confidential wellness, short-term counseling and referral program for all employees and their household members, regardless of their employment status. The plan also provides financial and legal services.
Mercy Dollars Program
Mercy Dollars program offers a per pay reduction off of the cost of medical insurance for those benefits-eligible employees earning less than a particular hourly rate.
Mercy offers a number of voluntary benefit programs such as:
- Accident Insurance Plan
- Critical Illness Insurance
- Group Legal Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan
- Identity Theft Protection
- Pet Wellness Program
- Universal Life Insurance
- Auto and Homeowner’s Insurance
In addition to the standard and voluntary benefits we offer, we have a few additional savings programs to help our employees such as:
- BJ's Wholesale Member Benefit Program
- Community Services & Resources
- Housing Assistance (Live Near Your Work)
- Perks at Work
- Verizon Wireless Discount Program
- Sister Elizabeth Anne's boutique: new/lightly used professional clothing
Our Mission, Vision, and Values are the cornerstone of all we do
Catherine McAuley had a dream, and she was confident that God’s merciful work would endure through each of us. Our doctors, nurses and staff and the service they provide our patients are the most important elements in living out our mission. Each day, we are reminded of the values instilled in us by the Sisters of Mercy and their vision; we continue to put these gifts to work and bring them to life in all that we do.
Learn more about our Mission, Vision and Values!
Like the Sisters of Mercy before us, we witness God’s healing love for all people by providing excellent clinical and residential services within a community of compassionate care.
The Vision that drives the Mercy organization is rooted in three ideas. They are the commitment to Medical Education, Community Involvement and the Spirit of Mercy.
Inspired by the Sisters of Mercy, the values of Dignity, Hospitality, Justice, Excellence, Stewardship, and Prayer are upheld each and every day as we continue bring compassionate care to the community.
Meet Kabria: I am Mercy because I believe in teamwork, collaboration, and nursing excellence to provide the best possible care to my patients and their families.
Meet Kelly: I am Mercy because I believe the patient and their families come first, period! We do whatever we can to provide care and support during the hardest times of our patient's lives.
Meet Cynthia: I am Mercy because both Mercy and I care. We care about our patients, we care about our coworkers and we care about our community.
Meet Mary: I have been a Mercy Nurse for 33 years. It is truly a place where faith, compassion, community, and exceptional patient/ family-centered care come together.
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Black History Month
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