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Rewards and Benefits for Centegra Associates

Total Rewards white background FINALCentegra provides our Associates with a Total Rewards@Work package that consists of programs designed to provide you with competitive compensation, benefits, work/life balance, professional development opportunities and Associate recognition programs. Currently, Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center Associate benefits differ from those listed here. Following is an overview of the programs Centegra offers:


The compensation program at Centegra is designed to reward both individual and organizational achievement. Centegra offers market competitive wages, along with an annual increase program. Other additional and discretionary compensation programs include two PTO purchase plans, basic retirement contributions and 401(k) match. Compensation for the position you are interested in will be explained in detail during the process.


  • Health Insurance –Centegra Choice Plan includes:
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Prescription plan
    • Mail order program for maintenance drugs
    • Access to personal health records
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), a bank of hours used for holiday, vacation, sick and personal days off
  • 401 (k) Retirement Plan
  • 401 (k) Catch-Up Contribution for Associates 50 or older

Voluntary Benefits

  • Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Lincoln Financial (short-term disability)
  • Long-term care insurance
  • MetLaw (legal services)
  • MetLife Home & Auto Insurance
  • Purchasing Power
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • LegalShield (identity theft)
  • Unum (whole life)

Work/Life Balance

  • Adoption assistance
  • Bereavement pay
  • Caring Friends Program
  • Childtime Day Care Center, located at Centegra Hospital – McHenry – Associate discount
  • Web-based concierge service (Corporate Perks)
  • Employee Resource System (ERS)
  • Jury duty
  • Leaves of absence
  • Workday

Special & Unique Benefits

  • Cafeterias, 25 percent discount
  • Health Bridge Fitness Center, registration fee waived with a discount program based on utilization.
  • Hospital Discount for Associates and their immediate family members who are not enrolled in the Centegra Choice Plan
  • Wellness for Life benefits focused on Associate wellness including:
    • Health Risk Assessments
    • Mammograms/Colonoscopy/PSA screenings
    • Weight Management Program
    • Smoking Cessation Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Financial planning seminars/webinars
  • 529 College Savings plans
  • Access to credit unions
  • Direct deposit
  • Mortgage services

Ongoing Learning and Development Opportunities

  • Crucial Conversations
  • Human Dynamics diversity training
  • Living the Values customer service skill building course
  • Collaborative coaching workshops and tools
  • On-line access to continuous education credit courses
  • On-line access to Leadership skills learning and tools
  • Clinical symposiums
  • CME lecture series
  • CPR Re-certification
  • Leadership Development Series
  • Lunch and Learn in-services
  • Medicine for Today series
  • Preceptor classes
  • Service excellence
  • Various community education programs at 50 percent cost discount
  • On-site university classes

Career Development is critical for growing our talent. It includes:

  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Career Path Process
  • Professional Development Series for nurses
  • Nursing bachelor-completion program
  • Associate Career Tool

Work Culture

In order to attract and retain high performers, our work culture thrives on communication and the development of leadership skills. We sharpen our skills and maintain an open communication environment by providing the following:

  • Open forums
  • Servant leadership
  • Continuous leadership training
  • PowerPoint Emails
  • Associate Portal

Employee Recognition Programs to retain and reinforce Centegra’s Vision and Values in our culture include:

  • Shining Stars Program
  • Service Award Celebration
  • Hospital Week Celebration

Wellness for Life

Wellness for Life is a health promotion program designed to encourage Centegra Associates to lead healthier lives. The Wellness for Life program will:

  • Help you identify and/or prevent health issues
  • Make healthy options easy, enjoyable and affordable
  • Help you find the appropriate support and resources
  • Offer opportunities and rewards for making healthy choices

Through the Wellness for Life program, you may participate in on-site:

  • Nutrition lectures
  • Meditation experiences
  • Activity classes

Wellness for Life also includes free annual Health Risk Appraisals (HRAs) for all Associates, which can provide early detection of many life-threatening illnesses.

For more information, contact the Wellness for Life Hotline at (815) 788-2256  or visit Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center.