Health Insurance

St. John’s United provides health insurance to employees who work in a regularly scheduled position of at least 24 hours per week. SJU contributes toward the employee’s portion of the premium. You may also add dependents to the policy.

Dental Insurance

Employees may also add voluntary dental coverage (self, spouse, dependent children) for an additional cost.

Vision Insurance

All benefit eligible employees are eligible to participate in a vision insurance plan. This is a voluntary benefit whereby an employee can choose to cover self, a spouse and dependent children.

Life Insurance

$10,000 term life insurance coverage is provided to all employees who are enrolled in the health insurance plan. A voluntary Term Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment or Whole Life program is also available for employees to purchase additional coverage on self, spouse or children. The voluntary benefit is portable at group discounted rates.

Flexible Spending Accounts

SJU offers health care and dependent care spending accounts which allow employees to pay out-of-pocket health care expenses and childcare expenses with pre-tax dollars.  Administered in accordance with the Department of Treasury Section 125 guidelines.

401(k) Plan

All employees of St. John’s are encouraged to take advantage of saving pre-tax bi-weekly payroll earnings to a 401(k) Retirement Plan and/or post-tax contributions to a 401(k) Roth.  Employees direct where their funds are invested from a variety of choices.  St. John’s may provide year-end discretionary matching dollars to those active participants who meet all eligibility requirements. There is a 3-year cliff vesting schedule for the employer match portion.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is a confidential counseling program which is available to all employees and their immediate family members. St. John’s United pays the entire cost of the program. See HR for details.

Center For Generations

Bring your child to work! St. John’s United owns and operates an inter-generational child development center (CFG) for children from newborn to age 12. Pre-school as well as after-schools programs are also provided. Discounted fees are paid by employees through convenient payroll deductions. Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 6:00 am – 6:00 p.m.

Childcare Options

Pet Insurance

Eligible employees may sign up for this voluntary benefit whereby an employee can choose to cover their dog, cat, bird, rabbit, reptile, or other exotic pet.


Eligible employees may sign up for this voluntary benefit whereby an employee can choose to cover themselves, a spouse and dependent children.

Savers Program

Eligible employees may sign up for the SJU Savers Program sponsored by Montana Health Federal Credit Union. Save $1,000 and you will receive $100 at the end of the year.

Wellness Program

The Wellness Program has incentives built in for rewarding staff for their combined efforts in leading healthy life styles and safe work habits.

Earned Time Hours

Earned Time Hours combines vacation, personal days and sick days into a bank of time that employees use as they choose. ETH accrues for part-time and full-time employees based on the number of hours worked.

Short-Term Disability

Eligible employees accrue short-term disability hours to provide continued salary for their own illness or injury that extends beyond 40 continuous hours of work time with a doctor’s certification or immediately upon admission into hospital.

Career Ladders

Tuition assistance and Loan repayment are available to employees who have worked at least one year in a regularly scheduled position.

Educational Scholarships/Tuition Reimbursement

Scholarships/Reimbursements are available to St. John’s United employees. Applications are made to the St. John’s Human Resources.

About Scholarships

Nursing Apprentice Fellowship

This program is designed to provide tuition assistance and career applicable employment while nursing students pursue their LPN or RN degrees.

About Nursing Apprentice Fellowship

Pharmacy Benefit

Employees may purchase brand name prescriptions items for themselves and their immediate family members at discounted prices at our on-site pharmacy. If covered under the St. John’s United health insurance program, generic prescriptions are free of charge at our Center for Healthy Living Pharmacy!

Employer-Assisted Housing

St. John’s United assists employees in achieving the dream of home-ownership via a forgivable loan. See HR for eligibility requirements and benefit application.

Adoption Benefit

St. John’s Unites supports employees who are blessed with adopting a child. Financial assistance is provided to eligible employees.

If you have questions regarding benefits, contact St. John’s United Human Resource Department at 655-5694.