Many healthcare employers provide tuition support to encourage continuing education for all employees. Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines has a significant record of innovation in promoting educational opportunities for its employees and their dependents. Those currently employed in healthcare, either at Mercy Medical Center or elsewhere, are encouraged to contact their human resources department to learn what options are available to support their educational goals.

Mercy Scholars Program

After six months of employment, employees, spouses and legal dependents are eligible for tuition assistance while attending Mercy College (up to 100% of the tuition expense, based on length of employment). Students must make a commitment to work at Mercy Medical Center after graduation for a specified period of time. If commitments to work are not satisfactorily met, students must reimburse Mercy for outstanding educational expenses.

CHI Tuition Reimbursement

Employees eligible for benefits, whether full-time or part-time and who are in good standing can receive tuition reimbursement. Full-time employees are reimbursed for up to $3,000 and part-time for up to $1,500, both per calendar year (January 1 through December 31). For complete details and forms refer to HR/Payroll Connection within the InsideCHI website.