Careers at Lifespan Health System

Benefits at Lifespan: Total Rewards

Total Rewards for a Total You

Lifespan offers one of the most competitive, diverse and modern collections of health and well-being benefits in the industry. We are committed to creating an environment that supports the holistic well-being of our employees and their families. We recognize and reward employees who demonstrate our shared CARE values and provide them with a comprehensive suite of benefits for living.

A Comprehensive Suite of Benefits

Total Rewards for a Total You is the compilation of all the great benefits, programs and opportunities available to you, as an employee of Lifespan. This program is an important part of what makes Lifespan an employer of choice as we advance our mission of Delivering health with care.

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Health and Well-Being

Medical Plans and Health Savings

The following benefits are available to Lifespan employees, along with many ways to save:

  • Comprehensive medical PPO plan, administered through Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, for full- and part-time employees with nationwide coverage, low cost and no deductible.
  • Member discounts through Blue 365 and annual fitness reimbursement.
  • Significant prescription drug savings at all five Lifespan Pharmacy locations with free home delivery.
  • Two affordable dental plans with comprehensive care for you and your covered family members through Delta Dental.
  • A comprehensive vision plan, offered through EyeMed, covers in- and out-of-network services for you and your covered family members.
  • Services include exams, frames and lenses or contacts each year, plus discounts on LASIK and hearing aids, and additional savings with the EyeMed Freedom Pass.
  • Two Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options to help you pay for out-of-pocket healthcare or dependent care expenses and services pre-tax.
  • Access expert primary care with additional savings at Lifespan Physician Group and Coastal Medical with over 150 providers; offering flexible and convenient locations, hours and services.

Employee Well-Being 

Resources for Lifespan employees that support their physical, emotional and mental health:

  • Earn up to $200 in rewards annually through Living Well, Lifespan’s employee well-being program, by engaging in healthy activities on the job or outside of work that support your physical and emotional health.  
  • Modern employee assistance program (EAP) accessible 24/7 by you or anyone in your home at no cost.
    • Services include confidential and individualized counseling with added work life solutions such as wellness coaching, virtual concierge, e-learning, financial/legal resources, and entertainment discounts.

Financial Wellness


Save for retirement and access resources to support your financial goals:

  • All new employees, other than temporary, are eligible for Lifespan’s 401(k) retirement plan with Fidelity upon hire to contribute.
  • Lifespan provides a dollar-for-dollar matching contribution on the first 6% of eligible pay you contribute to your account after you have reached your one-year anniversary of employment, if you have worked at least 1,000 hours in the first year (Residents and fellows may contribute to the 401(k) plan but are not eligible for the match.)
  • Free consultations with a Lifespan dedicated Fidelity retirement planner for help with investment strategies, savings planning, and more.


The following insurance options are available to Lifespan employees:

  • Lifespan provides basic term life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) coverage at no cost to you.
  • Free access to Benefit Scout, an online benefits-decision tool to calculate your life insurance needs.
  • Basic long- and short-term disability coverage is provided to all employees by Lifespan at no cost to you (additional buy-up options are available.)
  • Affordable voluntary legal insurance.
  • Comprehensive voluntary pet insurance.
  • HIV insurance.
  • Home and auto insurance discounts.

College Savings and Planning Support

There are several college planning and savings resources available to employees including CollegeBound Saver, Rhode Island’s 529 education savings plan; College Coach, free support for preparing for and applying to college; and a student loan debt repayment benefit starting in 2022 available to full-time, benefit-eligible employees

Employee Experience

Other benefits of working for Lifespan include:

  • Robust family care and support solutions, including affordable child and elder back-up care, Sittercity membership ($150 value) paid by Lifespan, discounted tutoring, test prep services, and more.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Lifespan’s reward and recognition programs acknowledge our shared values of compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence.
  • Lifespan's community involvement provides opportunities to employees that positively impact their lives and our community outside of Lifespan through mentoring and volunteering.
  • Employee discount program offering savings on big purchases, appliances, electronics, travel, and everyday items such as food, meal kits and fitness.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Free employee parking. 
  • Lifespan hospitals are tobacco-free and drug-free.
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