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Franciscan St. Margaret Health

 
Overview

After more than 100 years of unprecedented medical care, Franciscan St. Margaret Health holds the distinction of being an award-winning hospital. St. Margaret Health is the largest acute-care hospital in Northwest Indiana with two campuses, located in Hammond and Dyer, IN. And, we're growing to meet your needs with more than 20 off-site facilities, including a 9,000-member health club in Schererville, IN.

Culture
  • According to HealthGrades™, clinical outcomes rank St. Margaret Health among the top 10% in the nation for cardiac surgery, women's health and pulmonary care.
  • The Hammond Campus is the only region hospital to earn the 2010 Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award from HealthGrades™.
  • Boasts the first accredited Chest Pain Centers in Northwest Indiana; accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
  • We partner with The Rehabiliation Institute of Chicago for inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services.
  • Recognized as a 5-Star Community Investor by the American Cancer Society, our Oncology Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons's Commission on Cancer and the American College of Radiology.
  • Participant in national clinical trials to offer patients the most innovative treatments and technologies available to conquer cancer.
  • The Sleep Disorders Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
St. Margaret Health is accredited through the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program.
Career Opportunities

As an employee of Franciscan Alliance, Inc., you will receive a full benefits package that is both comprehensive and competitive. The following is an overview of available benefits; the Human Resources Department at the facility of your interest will provide you with specific detail.

HEALTH CARE BENEFITS
Health care coverage is offered by all the facilities sponsored by Franciscan Alliance. Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible for these benefits, with costs shared by the employee and the facility.

DENTAL CARE BENEFITS
Dental benefits are offered to regular full-time and regular part-time employees. Costs are also shared by the employee and the facility.

VISION CARE BENEFITS
Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible for vision benefits on an employee-paid voluntary basis.

DISABILITY BENEFITS
Short- and long-term disability income protection is provided to regular full-time employees at no cost to the employee.

LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS
Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are provided with life insurance coverage at no cost. Optional term and permanent whole life insurance coverage is also available on an employee-paid voluntary basis.

RETIREMENT PROGRAM
The Franciscan Alliance Retirement Program includes a pension plan, 403(b) plan, and 457(b) plan.

Employees are eligible to participate in the Franciscan Alliance Pension Security Plan (defined benefit plan) after one year of service with a minimum of 1,000 hours and attainment of age 21. Employees are fully vested after five years. This plan is paid totally by Franciscan Alliance, with no employee contributions required.

In the Franciscan Alliance Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, employees are eligible to contribute a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis immediately upon hire. This is a qualified 403(b) plan which offers flexible saving and investing opportunities through AIG VALIC. After one year of service with a minimum of 1,000 hours, employees become eligible for matching employer contributions. Employees are fully vested in the matching contributions after three years of service.

Employees contributing the maximum to the 403(b) plan are eligible to participate in the Franciscan Alliance Non-Qualified Tax Deferred Compensation Plan, which is a non-governmental 457(b) plan.

PAID TIME OFF BENEFITS
Regular full-time and regular part-time employees are eligible for paid-time off benefits including vacation, holiday, and sick time. Benefits are based on length of service.

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
To complete our comprehensive benefit offerings, employees may also participate in the following programs:

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Fitness/Wellness Programs

  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (Section 125)

  • Voluntary benefits including Hyatt Legal Plan, MetPay Home and Auto Insurance Plan, Voluntary Permanent Life Insurance (VPL) Plan, Optional Term Life Insurance Plan, and Over-The-Counter Discount Pharmacy Plan.

Services
  • Anticoagulation Clinic
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Behavioral Health
  • Cancer Care
  • da Vinci Si Robotic Surgery
  • Diabetes Care
  • Ear, Nose, Throat
  • Emergency Care
  • Family Birthing Center
  • Franciscan ExpressCare | Urgent Care Centers
  • Heart Care
  • Home Care
  • Imaging/Radiology
  • Lifeline Emergency Response System
  • Neurodiagnostics
  • Occupational Health
  • Orthopedics
  • Omni Health and Fitness
  • Osteoporosis Specialty Clinic
  • Outpatient Center
  • Pain Management
  • Pdiatric Services
  • The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • Respiratory Care
  • Sleep Disorders Center
  • Spiritual Care Services
  • Wound Healing & Prevention Institute
Awards and Accolades
Franciscan St. Margaret Health hospitals in Hammond and Dyer have been recognized by HealthGrades for superior patient outcomes across a broad spectrum of clinical areas.

Cardiac Care

Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond
  • Best in Region* and Only Specialty Excellence Award Recipient for Overall Cardiac Services in 2011 (*Gary, IN division as defined by the federal government’s office of Management and Budget).
  • Best in Region* and Only Specialty Excellence Award Recipient for Cardiac Surgery for the second consecutive year, 2010-2011 (*Gary, IN division as defined by the federal government’s office of Management and Budget).
  • Recipient of the Cardiac Care Excellence Award in 2011.
  • Recipient of the Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award for two consecutive years (2010-2011).
  • Ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for Overall Cardiac Services in 2011.
  • Ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for Cardiac Surgery for two consecutive years.
  • Ranked among the top 10 in Indiana for Overall Cardiac Services for three years in a row (2009-2011).
  • Ranked among the top 5 in Indiana for Cardiac Surgery for two straight years (2010-2011).
  • Ranked among the top 5 in Indiana for Cardiology Services in 2011.
  • 5-Star rated for Coronary Bypass Surgery for two Years in a row (2010-2011).
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Heart Attack in 2011.
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Heart Failure for four straight years (2008-2011).

Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Dyer
  • Ranked among the top 10 in Indiana Overall Cardiac Services in 2011.
  • Ranked among the top 10 in Indiana for Cardiology Services five years in a row (2007-2011).
  • 5-Star Rated for Treatment of Heart Failure five years in a Row (2007-2011).

Orthopedic Services

Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Dyer
  • Ranked among the top 10 in Indiana for Spine Surgery in 2011.
  • 5-Star rated for Spine Surgery in 2011.
  • 5-Star Rated for Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion) in 2011

Pulmonary Care

Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond
  • Recipient of the Pulmonary Care Excellence Award three straight years (2009-2011).
  • Ranked among the top 10 percent in the nation for Overall Pulmonary Services three consecutive years (2009-2011).
  • Ranked among the top 10 in Indiana for Overall Pulmonary Services three consecutive years (2009-2011).
  • 5-Star rated for Overall Pulmonary Services three consecutive years (2009-2011).
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease For 3 Years in a Row (2009-2011).
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Pneumonia four straight years (2008-2011).
    Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Dyer
  • 5-Star rated for Treatment of Pneumonia three years in a row (2009-2011).

Gastrointestinal Services

Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond

  • Five-Star rated for Treatment of GI Bleed in 2011.

COLA Lab Excellence Award
  • Dyer and Hammond

American Cancer Society's Bronze Level Five Star Investor Award
  • Dyer and Hammond - for participation on Workplace Solutions Program

BKD Indiana Excellence Award
  • Regional - with our sister hospitals; for improved health outcomes using best practices and teamwork

"Best of the Region"
  • Omni Health & Fitness - Won every year since award
  • Regional Hospitals - Some of the Best Hospitals in the Region; One of the Best Places to Work
  • Best Urgent Care - Franciscan ExpressCARE
Contact Us
Hammond Campus:
5454 Hohman Ave.
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 932-2300 or (708) 891-9305

Dyer Campus:
24 Joliet St.
Dyer, IN 46311
(219) 865-2141 or (708) 895-1650