From health and dental to life insurance and retirement, Carle offers competitive benefits that meet the needs of you and your family.
Outlined below is an overview of available benefits at Carle. This list does not cover all benefits, and individual benefit programs may vary depending on employment status. Coverage begins the first day of the pay period following 30 days of employment for benefit eligible employees.
Our PPO health plan provides comprehensive coverage, including a tiered prescription plan along with In-Network and Out-of-Network coverage levels. Carle pays for up to 80% of premiums for full-time employees.
Our dental plan allows you to see any dental provider for services and charges are covered at 100%, 80% or 50% of the usual and customary charges depending on the type of service.
Our vision plan offers coverage for a variety of vision care needs. Benefits cover eye exams, prescription eyeglasses, contact lenses and more.
As a part of your overall benefits, Carle provides a minimum amount of life insurance coverage. You may also choose to purchase additional coverage for yourself, your spouse, your domestic partner and eligible dependent children.
Carle offers eligible employees paid time off with 100% of your base pay by using your paid leave hours. Paid Leave accrues immediately upon your hire date and is available after only three months.
Eligible employees who are disabled and unable to work may use sick bank hours after 6 months of employment receiving 100% of your base pay.
Long Term Disability
For longer periods of disability, Carle offers disability insurance to eligible employees after 6 months of employment receiving 50% of your base pay if you are approved partially or totally disabled after 90 days. Carle pays for 100% of Long Term Disability premiums.
Carle observes New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Eligible employees receive holiday benefits immediately upon hire.
Other Time Off
- Bereavement Pay
- Jury Duty Pay
We all know how important it is to save for retirement, so all employees can take advantage of several options:
Carle contributes an amount equal to 5% of employee’s annual earnings to a pension account after eligibility requirements are met. Employees are 100% vested immediately upon entering the plan and design and manage their plan by choosing investment accounts that complement their investment strategy.
Upon employment, all employees are eligible for a pre-tax payroll deduction to save money for their retirement through a voluntary 403(b) or 401(k) account. Carle also makes contributions to the employee's retirement fund as applicable (eligibility rules apply). Roth 401(k) and 403(b) options are also offered.
You also have the opportunity to enroll in a flexible spending account that allows you to pay for medical and/or day care expenses before taxes. Debit card and Direct Deposit reimbursements are available for your convenience.
- Health Care Spending Account – Allows you to set aside up to $4,000 to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses for you and your eligible dependents.
- Dependent Care Spending Account – Allows you to set aside up to $5,000 to cover day care expenses for eligible dependents.
Domestic Partner Benefit
In recognition of a diverse workplace and to provide an overall benefit package that is competitive and valuable to our employees, Carle is proud to offer domestic partner benefits as part of our employee-centered benefit plans.
Prepaid Tuition Assistance
Employees receive prepaid assistance for tuition and fees (except health insurance and books) for work-related classes (eligibility rules apply). Employees can receive up to $8,000 in assistance, depending on employment status and educational program.
Employee Incentive Programs
The Employee Incentive Compensation Plan provides “bonus” monetary rewards beyond regular compensation to all eligible employees who help Carle achieve specific goals during the fiscal year.
Carle provides eligible employees with adoption assistance to assist and support Carle employees and their families with the expenses incurred in the adoption of children. Depending on employment status, eligible Carle employees can receive $2,500 or $5,000 in adoption assistance per year.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Carle offers an Employee Assistance Program for short-term confidential counseling services to all employees and their household members at no cost. EAP counselors can help with relationship conflicts, emotional stress, alcohol and substance abuse, workplace problems, financial Issues and more.
The Caring Place Day Care
The Caring Place is a child day care center close to the main Carle campus in Urbana, Ill. The Caring Place accepts children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Parents may observe children during the day through web cams. Carle employees are eligible to receive discounted child care services.
Other benefits include:
- College savings accounts
- Direct deposit
- Credit Union
- Free employee parking
- Employee activities
- Fitness center
- Continuing education and training
- Employee discounts at Carle businesses: Carle Medical Supply, Carle Optical Shop, Hospital Cafeteria and The Caring Place
We are very proud of the benefits offered to our employees. And we constantly strive to improve our benefit package to meet the changing needs of our dynamic workforce. Contact Carle Human Resources at (217) 383-4000 if you have any questions.