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Review averages

  • 20 employees say

    Excellent (6)
    30%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (5)
    25%
    Subpar (9)
    45%
    2.59
  • 27 applicants say

    Excellent (9)
    33.333333333333%
    Good (4)
    14.814814814815%
    Satisfactory (3)
    11.111111111111%
    Subpar (11)
    40.740740740741%
    2.74

Company summary

In 1999, two historic Catholic charities became one, forming CHRISTUS Health and creating a unique purpose in the modern health care market - to take better care of people.

To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, the mission that the Sisters of Charity Health Care system and Incarnate Word Health system shared for more than a century, is now also the mission of CHRISTUS Health.

Ranked among the top 10 Catholic health systems in the United States by size, the CHRISTUS Health system includes more than 40 hospitals and facilities in seven U.S. states, Chile and six states in Mexico, with assets of more than $4.6 billion.

Whether seeking care in Alexandria Louisiana, or Coahuila, Mexico, patients discover that the healing spirit is alive at CHRISTUS Health.

Numbers

Revenue

$2 - $5 billion (USD) per year

Employees

10,000+ employees

Company info

Who we are

Company outlook

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Our Mission - Why We Exist

To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ.


Our Core Values - What We Believe In

  1. Dignity: Respect for the worth every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. 
  2. Integrity: Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships.
  3. Excellence: High standards of service and performance.
  4. Compassion: Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern.
  5. Stewardship: Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner. 


Our Vision - What We Are Striving to Do. 

CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner, and an advocate the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. 


Our Name and Symbol - Who We Are

CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. Our name choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, therefore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. 

Our symbols reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ— a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities. 


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Benefits

Benefits at CHRISTUS

CHRISTUS is committed to providing a total compensation package to fulfill your health, body, mind and spiritual needs. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package. 

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A sample of the types of programs include (some benefits may vary by facility):

  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • CHRISTUS Matched Savings Plan (403b)
  • Success Sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Continuing Education Programs
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Care)
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Cancer and Specified Disease Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Discounted Fitness Club Memberships
  • On site fitness centers
  • Wellness Programs
  • Smoking Cessation Assistance
  • Weight Management Assistance
  • Mentorship Program

Location

For applicants

Who we are looking for

Preferred skills

Skills and qualifications may vary according to position. Skills for administrative positions include: 

  • Knowledge of basic medical terminology
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and retain information
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills


CHRISTUS offers career opportunities in the following areas: 

  • Accounting/Finance
  • Billing/Collections (Medical)
  • Business Development/Strategic Planning
  • Coding (Medical)
  • Community & Social Services
  • Customer Service
  • Dietary - Food Prep. & Serving Related
  • Education & Training
  • Executive
  • Health Information Management
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality - Housekeeping
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Laboratory Services
  • Legal Services
  • Non-Profit Social Services
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing & Nursing Support
  • Pastoral/Spiritual Care
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Physician/DO/MD
  • Quality Control
  • Radiology
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Rehab - Physical/Occupational/Speech Therapy
  • Respiratory Services
  • Retail Services
  • Revenue Cycle
  • Risk Management 
  • Supply Chain, Purchasing, Procurement 

Preferred majors/degrees

Degrees vary according to position. 

  • Physician- Medical School graduate with possession of Standard Certificates and relevant licensure
  • Nursing- Current RN license; Degree from an accredited school of nursing
  • Associate degree preferred for some career areas



What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Building Rewarding Relationships

Built on a legacy of service and integrity, CHRISTUS has an environment of respect and support. Collegial relationships create a professional environment that is warm and caring for our patients, providers, and staff. Leadership values and recognizes the individual contributions of our employees, and seeks their participation in designing and maintaining an exceptional workplace.


Providing Quality Care

CHRISTUS is focused on quality, patient-centered care. We measure our outcomes and publish our results, proudly pointing to the difference our nurses and physicians make. CHRISTUS employees provide insight and are involved in designing the innovations that are making a difference in patient outcomes. 



How would we describe the company culture?

At CHRIST'S Health, we respect what each individual brings to our faith-based mission of healing, and to our commitment to provide the very finest health care. Your background, your skills and your personality are welcome here. We have a supportive environment where quality of work and quality of life are in balance. 


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Application advice

Preferred application method

Visit our career page to learn more about CHRISTUS and find current openings. 


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Reviews for CHRISTUS Health

Reviews - What employees say

2.59 Employees say
2.74 Applicants say
  • 28.Feb 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

wonderful

  • 02.Feb 2017
  • Employee

Employee

1.50

What I like about the company

When you think of a Christian Institution to work for, you think of honesty in Leadership at the very least. CHRISTUS has listed a great mission statement to extend the healing hands of Jesus Christ but they don't understand their own statement. The Institution leadera lack morals, empathy, compassion and are liars.
There expectations of the employees that leadership cannot and do not live up to daily.
The organization has a poor training circular for new staff.
The management operates from a mindset of dictatorship.
The company's Human Resources department is the worst. They do not have a concept of what conflict resolution is or how to execute what is need to to bring about change. Their loyalty is to Management and not the employees. If you want to work for a company that offers a clueless Administration and a stressful environment this is the company for you.
Do not let the mission statement and scriptures fool you. Remember Satan knows scriptures also.

  • 29.Nov 2016
  • Employee
Company culture
5.00
Support from Management
4.00
Teamwork
5.00
Level of Autonomy
5.00
Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall Compensation for your work
4.00
Office/Work Environment
5.00
Eco-consciousness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job security
3.00
Handicap Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive/Diverse
3.00

Review averages

  • 20 employees say

    Excellent (6)
    30%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (5)
    25%
    Subpar (9)
    45%
    2.59
  • 27 applicants say

    Excellent (9)
    33.333333333333%
    Good (4)
    14.814814814815%
    Satisfactory (3)
    11.111111111111%
    Subpar (11)
    40.740740740741%
    2.74

kununu score comparisons

CHRISTUS Health
2.68
47 reviews

Industry average (Health/social matters/care)
2.95
35,124 reviews

kununu average
3.12
1,595,000 reviews