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Kindred is a leading provider of diversified post-acute healthcare services, including transitional care hospitals, rehabilitation services, and home health, hospice and house call medicine. We are committed to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
Our employees are our greatest resource and our most valuable asset. Our teams provide coordinated interdisciplinary care throughout the entire healthcare continuum by engaging with patients and their families and working toward better outcomes while reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary rehospitalizations.
At Kindred, our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. We believe everyone deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, and that maintaining the highest standard of care and the best working environment requires the dedicated effort of everyone on the Kindred team.
More than 88,100 employees dedicated to providing the highest quality care to patients and residents in approximately 2,540 locations across 45 states.
Home Care, Hospice, Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals, Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals, Skilled Rehabilitation Services, Subacute Units and House Calls
At Kindred, our employees are our greatest resource and our most valuable asset. You will play an important role in helping Kindred deliver quality care every day in communities across the country, and we are committed to offering you a comprehensive, cost-effective benefits package that meets your needs. Additionally, you deserve a wellness program that makes it easier to commit to a healthier lifestyle, and benefits that help enrich your life today and prepare for your future well-being – including life insurance, disability benefits, time off and a 401(k) plan.
Kindred is pleased to offer employees access to these important elements through our benefits package. Depending on your status as a part-time or full-time employee, the benefits package may include:
Employees can choose from three Health Savings Account (HSA) compatible options and two PPO plan options.
In addition, by participating in a medical plan option, employees have access to the following:
- Multi-faceted wellness program
- Health advocacy program
- Employee Assistance Program
- Telemedicine program
Health Savings Account (HSA)
With a Health Savings Account (HSA), employees can choose to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for healthcare costs. An HSA allows greater flexibility in how money is used, and allows employees to save money for future healthcare expenses because it rolls over from year to year.
Flexible Spending Accounts
Save money on your healthcare and/or dependent care expenses by using a tax-advantaged Flexible Spending Account (FSA). The money you contribute to these accounts comes from your paycheck before it is taxed, and you withdraw it tax-free when you pay for eligible expenses, which reduces your taxable income.
We are committed to rewarding employees who demonstrate and pursue healthy behaviors. Our wellness vendor helps employees lead a healthy lifestyle, achieve health goals and have fun at the same time. You receive tools, resources and support in losing weight, reducing stress, stopping smoking and making healthier choices.
We offer three comprehensive dental options.
We offer two comprehensive vision options.
We provide company-provided life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
Supplemental Life Insurance
Employees may elect additional life insurance for themselves and their dependents.
We provide company-provided disability coverage.
Paid Time Off
We provide a flexible Paid Time Off program.
We offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan that allows employees to contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.
We provide an educational assistance program that reimburses tuition expenses.
Employees have access to the following benefits:
- Legal plan
- Identity theft protection
- Critical illness insurance
- Accident insurance
- Permanent life insurance
- Hospital indemnity insurance
- Auto/home insurance
- Pet insurance
- Discount program
At Kindred Healthcare, we pursue our mission to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value with an inclusive workforce where diversity is leveraged, respected, and reflective of the patients, residents, family members, customers, employees and shareholders we serve. In doing so, we aim to maximize the potential of all employees to drive Kindred’s strategy and enhance our brand.
Kindred CEO Ben Breier recently joined a group of more than 300 CEOs from some of the world’s leading companies in signing on to the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, the largest CEO-driven business commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. By signing on to this commitment, Ben and his fellow CEOs pledge to take action to cultivate a workplace where diverse perspective and experiences are welcomed and respected, where employees feel encouraged to discuss diversity and inclusion, and where best practices can be shared across organizations. In signing the pledge, Ben provided the following statement about Kindred’s commitment to inclusion:
“We believe that our greatest strength is the dedication and diversity of our teammates and their ability to make recovery and wellness possible for the more than one million patients we serve each year. Therefore, it is a top priority to attract top-rated talent and then commit to train and retain a quality workforce that reflects the cultures and diversity of the patients and communities we serve. By working together, we intentionally continue to build an inclusive workforce where diversity is respected and differences are recognized as a part of our strong culture. We are committed to treating each other with dignity and respect, as unique individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences. Whether providing direct care, cooking meals, cleaning a facility, or simply lending a smile, our employees are part of a diverse and talented team, without whom Kindred’s success would not be possible.”
KINDRED’S INCLUSION STRATEGY LONG-TERM OBJECTIVES
• Achieve recognition internally and externally as a leader in maintaining an inclusive environment.
• Hold all leadership and staff accountable for contributing to an inclusive environment.
• Provide training, education and support so that our caregivers and staff are culturally competent, and skilled at serving and caring for the entire community.
• Ensure the demographics of our organization reflect the communities we serve by demonstrating diversity vertically across all levels and authority, and horizontally across all functions and areas of expertise.