At St. Luke’s we believe in taking care of our team members so they can take care of others. The elements below comprise our employee benefits package.
We offer the UHC Choice Plus Network provided through our self-insured plan. All employees scheduled to work an average of 30 or more hours per week are eligible. Dependent coverage is also available. Coverage for eligible employees begins the first of the month following completion of 30 days of employment.
We offer dental insurance through Guardian Dental. Coverage is available for employees and their dependents. Coverage for eligible employees begins the first of the month following completion of 30 days of employment.
We offer vision insurance through Guardian – Davis Full Feature. Coverage is available for employee and their dependents. Coverage for eligible employees begins the first of the month following completion of 30 days of employment. Vision benefits are administered through participating independent vision providers and retailers and includes access to discounted prescription contacts or lenses and frames.
Basic Life Insurance/ AD&D
Eligible employees are provided with life insurance equivalent to two times their annual base salary, some restrictions apply. St. Luke’s pays the plan premiums for this coverage, which begins the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of employment. Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance is included in our life insurance policy.
Supplemental Life Insurance
Eligible employees have the option to purchase additional group life insurance for themselves and their dependents.
AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
Eligible employees have the option to purchase supplemental insurance plans including short-term disability, accident coverage, cancer protection, critical care protection, and hospital confinement plans.
Cosmetic and Vision-Related Benefits
St. Luke’s is proud to offer a variety of cosmetic and vision-related benefits and discounts to our employees. Waiting periods vary by services rendered.
Eligible employees have the opportunity to purchase pet insurance for their pet(s), including cats, dogs and other animals through Nationwide’s My Pet Protection plans.
Paid Time Off
St. Luke’s offers a competitive paid time off package to employees. Employees accrue hours each pay period based on their hourly category and length of service.
Eligible employees receive holiday pay for the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
401(k) Retirement Plan
All St. Luke’s employees have the option to contribute a portion of their pay on a pre-tax basis into their own accounts within our qualified 401(k) Plan, and St. Luke’s provides a match to those contributions.
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
St. Luke’s provides eligible employees the option to enroll in a Healthcare and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account. This allows employees to make pre-tax contributions that can be used to reimburse themselves for certain medical and/or dental care expenses, while also lowering their taxable income.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
All St. Luke’s employees and their family members have confidential access to counselors, crisis intervention and community resource referrals. This plan is free for all employees.
While every effort is made to keep this list up-to-date, it is subject to change.
We proudly serve patients at our eye clinics in Tarpon Springs, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Spring Hill, Wesley Chapel and in The Villages at Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood. Our philosophy is to treat those we serve as though they are a member of our own families. From the first phone call or email to the follow-up visit and beyond, we’re here to serve you. Our goal is to help preserve and optimize your vision.