Employee Benefits

PAID TIME OFF (PTO)
0–4th year – 4.92 hrs/pay period
5th–9th year – 5.85 hrs/pay period
10th–14th year – 6.77 hrs/pay period
15th–19th year – 7.69 hrs/pay period
20th–24th year – 8.62 hrs/pay period
25th and above years – 9.54 hrs/pay period
Accrual begins on the date of hire. Max of 328 hours.

Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: Immediately upon 1st full pay period
Who pays: Lourdes
PTO SELL-BACK
During designated enrollment periods, team members may sell back PTO in 8-hour increments.

Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above with a PTO balance of at least 40 hours
When Eligible: Annually 
HOLIDAYS
Christmas Day
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Six holidays are recognized
Who is eligible: Team members with ≥ 0.5 FTE
When eligible: Immediately upon 1st full pay period
Who pays: Lourdes
BEREAVEMENT
Paid leave for absence related to death in immediate family.

Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: Immediately
Who Pays: Lourdes
EMPLOYER-FUNDED RETIREMENT PLAN
Contributions of 4% of annual salary on team member’s behalf. 
Fully vested after five years of service. 
Team member directs investments.
Who is eligible: All team members 
When eligible: After 1,000 hours worked in a calendar year 
Who pays: Lourdes

TEAM MEMBER FUNDED RETIREMENT PLANS
Pre- and post-tax plans for team member retirement savings. 
Team member directs investments.
Who is eligible: All team members 
When eligible: Immediately 
Who pays: Team member

MEDICAL INSURANCE
Two plans: PPO/HRA. 
PPO: Lower deductibles/Co-pay structure 
HRA: High deductibles/lower premiums
Who is eligible: Team members 0.5 FTE and above 
When eligible: Immediately 
Who pays: Lourdes/Team member

DENTAL INSURANCE
Coverage for preventative, basic and major restorative services, wisdom teeth removal. No network, participants may seek services from any provider
Who is eligible: Team members 0.5 FTE and above 
When eligible: Immediate 
Who pays: Lourdes/ Team member
VISION INSURANCE
Allowances for exams, frames, and contact lenses.
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: First of the month following 30 days employment
Who pays: Team member
ANNUAL HEALTH EXAM
Covered at 100% for health plan participants.
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: Immediately
Who pays: Lourdes

HEALTHY LIVES BENEFITS
Wellness coverage and valuable incentives:

  • Health coaching
  • Health and wellness screenings
  • Diabetes management
  • Weight management
  • Pregnancy wellness
  • Premium Reductions
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above on health plan
When eligible: Immediately with pre-certification
Who pays: Lourdes
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
Pay healthcare/ dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis.
Max of  $2,500 per year for healthcare and up to $5,000 per year for dependent care.
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: Immediately
Who pays: Team member
LIFE INSURANCE
1.5 times annual salary (max of $50K).

Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: First of the month after 30 days of employment
Who pays: Lourdes
SHORT TERM DISABILITY
Replacement of up to 60% of base salary.
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: Automatically enrolled after 90 days of service
Who pays: Lourdes
LONG TERM DISABILITY
50% of monthly salary (to a max of $3,000/month)
Buy-up option of 60% of monthly salary (max of $10,000/month).
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.8 FTE and above
When eligible: First of the month after six months of FT status
Who pays: Lourdes pays a percentage of the premium based on years of service
VOLUNTARY BENEFITS
Accident, critical illness, voluntary employee life insurance, spouse life insurance, and dependent life insurance. Offered through Lincoln Financial Group. Products are portable.
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.5 FTE and above
When eligible: First of the month following 30 days of employment
Who pays: Team member
TUITION REIMBURSEMENT
Reimbursement for approved college coursework or certification programs.
Who is eligible: Team members with 0.8 FTE and above (full time)
When eligible: After 12 months of employment
Who pays: Lourdes
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)
Confidential referral service for team members and immediate family who are dealing with personal issues.
Who is eligible: All team members
When eligible: Immediately
Who pays: Lourdes
ACADIANA MEDICAL FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Regular share checking and savings accounts, Christmas Club account, signature loans, new and used car loans and payroll deduction options.
Who is eligible: All team members
When eligible: Immediately
LOURDES HEALTH CENTER 
Discount on membership fees at Lourdes Fitness Center.
Free access to small fitness room at Ambassador Caffery Campus
Who is eligible: All team members
When eligible: Immediately
Who pays: Team member
EZ PAY
Team members may purchase items from specific vendors located within the hospital by scanning their name badge. Payments are made through payroll deduction.

Who is eligible: All employees
When eligible: Immediately
CAFE DISCOUNT
Meals at 10% discount with a name badge.

Who is eligible: All team members
When eligible: Immediately
JURY DUTY
Pay for up to ten (10) shifts per year if called upon to serve on a jury.