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For New Employees

Welcome to St. Luke's

Congratulations on joining one of the top health care systems in the country. We are incredibly proud of our organization and the caring employees who are the heart of St. Luke’s. We're humbled and grateful you have decided to support our mission as a part of our team. Let's get started!

Before Your First Day

After you accepted your offer of employment, your recruiter sent instructions regarding the tasks you must complete prior to your start date. Tasks vary slightly depending on the type of role, but you may be expected to:

  • Complete a voluntary self-identification form
  • Complete tasks assigned as required (based on role)
  • Complete an employee health screening and background check
  • Provide I-9 validation
  • Secure a St. Luke’s identification badge; all employees are required to wear a St. Luke's-issued badge while at work. Please see instructions from your recruiter on how to get your St. Luke's badge.
  • Review the New Employee Orientation Guide

You may also receive additional information via email regarding new employee orientation, including COVID-19 precautions for employees, department-specific information, etc. Any questions should be directed to your recruiter or the St. Luke’s Human Resource Service Center at (208) 381-4357, ext. 2 or

Your First Day

On your first day at St. Luke’s, you'll attend New Employee Orientation (NEO) virtually to learn about our mission, vision, values, and how we're transforming health care. The goal of NEO is welcome you to St. Luke’s as you begin your career with us. 

Our team hosts a live virtual training from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. every Monday for new employees. During this required training, you'll participate in a series of sessions designed to acclimate you to St. Luke’s.

Participation Instructions 

  1. To participate, you must use a computer or laptop with an internet connection. Tablets, Chromebooks and smartphones are not compatible with the St. Luke's network. If you do not have access to a computer, laptop or internet connection, please notify your recruiter or your hiring manager immediately for available support. 
  2. Watch your email for a calendar invite a few days prior to your scheduled start date. This invite will include a link to join the online NEO training via Microsoft Teams. If you don’t see the calendar invite, please check your spam, junk and/or sent folders. Once you accept the invitation, the information will be moved to your calendar appointment. If you still don’t have a calendar invite by late Friday afternoon, please connect with your recruiter.
  3. We encourage you to test the link before training begins to ensure you can connect properly. 
  4. If you experience challenges, review these instructions for joining a Microsoft Teams meeting. If you still need help, please call our Technology Service Desk at (208) 381-4357, ext. 1.

Your First Week and Beyond

What happens next will depend upon your role within the organization.

  • Clinical Orientation: For employees providing direct patient care, New Employee Clinical Orientation (NECO) is scheduled Tuesday – Friday during your first week. Your personalized orientation schedule, including instructions on how to join, will be sent to you on your first day. Schedules vary based on role, department, and location. View a sample schedule.
  • MyStLukes Orientation: For employees who access patient medical records, training on how to use our electronic medical record (MyStLukes) begins your first week. Your personalized orientation schedule, including instructions on how to join, will be sent to you on your first day. Your instructor will ensure you are set up for success.
  • All other employee training: After your first day, you will complete department orientation and onboarding with your team, including safety and compliance training. Report to work according to the schedule provided by your supervisor.
  • Helpful Information
    Dress Code
    Each department has varying responsibilities and interactions that may warrant different expectations regarding appearance and dress. Contact your manager for more specific information.

    We have employee parking available on all St. Luke's campuses at no cost to employees. Please contact your recruiter or hiring manager for specific parking details for your first day onsite. 

    For more information on the benefits you're eligible for as a St. Luke's employee, please contact your recruiter or the HR Service Center.
  • Contact Us

    We hope you're looking forward to your first day as much as we are.

    • If you have questions about starting your employment, please contact your recruiter or hiring manager. Any other questions can be directed to our Employee Service Center at (208) 381-4357. 
    • Technical Support: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​208-381-4357, ext. 1
    • Human Resources Support​​​​​​​: 208-381-4357, ext. 2

    See you soon!