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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

2.56 Employees say
3.29 Applicants say
  • 29.Nov 2016
  • Employee

Company culture

Great

  • 07.Sep 2016 (Last edit 15.Sep 2016)
  • Employee
Company culture
5.00
Support from Management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Level of Autonomy
5.00
Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall Compensation for your work
4.00
Office/Work Environment
5.00
Eco-consciousness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
4.00
Job security
5.00
Handicap Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive/Diverse
5.00
  • 29.Aug 2016
  • Employee

Company culture

If you and Jesus Christ are one this is the place for you. If you're anything but a deist Christian beware that though you will be respected you'll not easily be accepted. This is a Catholic, faith based charity for good - and for bad. This is a totally anti-telecommuting organization. The higher up leadership decreed that there will be NO telecommuting. You can work from home on your own time, but unless your manager wants to suffer the rath of the executives - there is no telecommuting. They're actually a bit "looney tunes" about telecommuting in an artificial manner.

Support from Management

The leadership is so driven by its mission that it fails to see the needs of all its stakeholders.


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