Phone: (217) 523-4747

Welcome to HSHS!

Welcome to Hospital Sisters Health System!  We are pleased that you are joining our talented and diverse team of 14,000 colleagues across our 15 hospitals and integrated physician networks throughout Illinois and Wisconsin.  In your new position, you will help live our mission "to reveal and embody Christ's healing love for all people through our high quality Franciscan health care ministry." 

HSHS is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program that has been designed to serve the overall needs of colleagues and their families.  We value you as our colleague, and we believe providing a robust benefits program not only helps us attract and retain top talent, but also remains true to our mission as an organization.  

Be sure to watch the videos, use the interactive tools, and read the FAQ's found in the Helpful Tools section of this site to familiarize  yourself with your benefits options prior to making your benefit elections.

If you have questions along the way, whether you are enrolling for your benefits for the first time or anytime a benefits need arises, start with the expert representatives in the HSHS Colleague Service Center at 1-855-394-4747 or  They're there Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. central to answer any question you might have. 

Now it's time to get started - your benefits await you!  Once again, welcome to the HSHS family!

Watch a video about the Colleague Service Center by clicking on the above image!


 Explore your benefits

               Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision, FSA Accounts, Life Insurance, AD&D, Retirement (403(b) or 401(k)).
               Benefits become effective following two full bi-weekly pay periods of Active Employment. 


 HSHS Colleague Service Center

               Benefit representatives are here to assist you Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 5:00pm.
      or 1-855-394-4747

 Enroll in Your Benefits (Required - Time Sensitive) 

               Benefit eligible colleagues MUST elect or decline benefit coverage within 12 days of your hire date.  If you do NOT elect or decline
               coverage during the enrollment period, you will be automatically enrolled in the coverage below and the applicable premiums will be
               deducted from your pay. 
                    - Basic Life & AD&D insurance
                    - Short-term disability coverage
                    - Long-term disability coverage
                    - Basic Medical Plan - Colleague only (after-tax)
                Sign up available following your first day of employment.


 Beneficiary Designation

               In addition to your Supplemental Life Insurance options, HSHS automatically provides Basic Term Life & AD&D coverage at no
               cost to you.
               Designate your Beneficiary now at

 Submit Supporting Documentation

               If you are enrolling dependents under any of the HSHS insurance plans for the first time, you are required to provide proof of eligibility.
               Supporting documentation should be sent to the HSHS Colleague Service Center via fax to (217) 492-5896 or via email to
               IMPORTANT NOTICE: Wisconsin law strictly prohibits copying (including electronic copies) vital records.

               Illinois Colleagues:        Supporting documentation (Birth Certificate and/or Marriage Certificate) should be sent to the HSHS Colleague
                                                        Service Center via fax to (217) 492-5896 or via email to 

               Wisconsin Colleagues:  Supporting documentation (Birth Certificate and/or Marriage Certificate) should be reviewed and annotated by
                                                        a local Human Resources Representative. It is the responsibility of the colleague to obtain the local verification
                                                        of eligible dependents and submit the completed verification form(s) below to the HSHS Colleague Service 
                                                        Center via fax to (217) 492-5896 or via email to

 Discover the HSHS Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

               The HSHS EAP program provides you and your eligible dependents with support to manage the stress and challenges of life. The 
               program is available to all HSHS colleagues without enrollment, and there is no cost to you. 

               Illinois - ComPsych                             Wisconsin - Prevea Health               Wisconsin (Western) - Prevea Behavioral Care
               1-877-327-7429                                     1-920-727-1200                                  1-715-717-5899
               Organization ID = HSHS4U 

 Discover your Retirement Benefits and Designate Beneficiary

                Enrolling in the HSHS 403(b) plan is a great opportunity for you to invest in your future. That's why, all eligible
                HSHS colleagues hired or rehired with HSHS on or after July 1, 2014 are automatically enrolled at a 4%
                contribution rate after 60 days of employment. Unless you choose otherwise, your contribution amount will
                continue to increase by 1% each year until you reach 8%. But don't stop there! 

                Participating in your HSHS Retirement Plan is one of the best ways to invest in your future. Watch this short video to
                learn about all the ways you can take advantage of this valuable benefit. 

               View the HSHS Retirement Program - Cash Balance Overview document for further information. 

               Want to learn more? Visit and create an online account to easily manage your new
               retirement account. Once there, you can raise contributions, add beneficiaries, and access tools to help personalize
               your retirement journey. Click here for a step-by-step guide to navigate your online account.

               Sign up available following the first week of employment.  You can increase, decrease, or stop your
               contributions at any time

               Prairie Cardiovascular Colleagues will be contacted by your local Human Resources department for options
              regarding your 401(k) enrollment.


 Discover the HSHS Wellness Program - LiveWELL

               Earn wellness incentives for taking steps to improve your physical, emotional, financial and work well-being.
               Sign up available following two full bi-weekly pay periods of Active Employment.  An email invitation will be sent to your HSHS
              business email account.



 Discover the HSHS Discount Program - PerkSpot

               The HSHS Discount Program is a one stop shop for exclusive discounts.  Login and explore discounts now
               Sign up available following two full bi-weekly pay periods of Active Employment.  An email invitation will be sent to your HSHS
               business email account.