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McKesson knows employee health and wellness is key

McKesson knows employee health and wellness is key

 March 21, 2018

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With a strong culture of health at McKesson, including programs that support physical, mental, and financial well being of its employees and their families, and parental leave for moms and dads - McKesson's competitive and comprehensive benefits plan helps its employees achieve and maintain better physical health.

In fact, thousands of McKesson employees participate in Vitality, a voluntary wellness program, each year and enjoy improved health, savings on their medical premiums and rewards, such as gift cards and fitness tracking devices.

When employees land a job with McKesson, they can take advantage of the following health and wellness resources:

  • Free biometric screening
  • Gym discounts
  • Free activity tracker 
  • Weight Watchers
  • Quit for Life (smoking cessation program)
  • Free flu shots

For in depth benefit and Vitality information visit McKesson's Total Rewards Library.

Compensation & retirement at McKesson

In addition to competitive pay, when employees accept a job with McKesson, they get access to:

  • 401k plan, offering you a convenient way to save for a secure financial future
  • Purchase shares in the company through McKesson's Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Employee Learning Courses at McKesson

McKesson Center for Learning, the company's training and development group, provides career development and continued learning opportunities for its employees.

Employees are encouraged to enroll in training sessions to expand their knowledge and prepare for the next step in their careers, or to keep their skills current. In addition to in-person classes, employees can also take advantage of an on-line library of thousands of technical and business resources (learning modules, videos, on-line books, etc.).

If you are looking for a job that offers superb training and leadership development, McKesson is a great place to work.

McKesson also supports our employees' desire to further your education through its:

  • Educational assistance program, providing financial assistance to employees furthering education, thus enhancing competencies and career growth within the company.
  • Discounted tuition costs and shorter time to complete degrees through its partnership with Kaplan University.

Employee volunteerism at McKesson

McKesson is committed to helping improve patients' lives by inspiring its employees, investing in its communities, and caring for the planet. Learn more about how McKesson's employees and the McKesson Foundation regularly join in activities to improve the communities where they live and work.

The McKesson Foundation supports our employees as they support our communities with:

  • Up to $2,500 in matching gifts per employee per fiscal year
  • $250 grant for every 25 hours of volunteering
  • $1,000 grant to a nonprofit when employees serve on the board (up to 2 boards)

Develop your career with a top employer

Keen to explore opportunites with this supportive employer? What not take a look at these current vacancies and perhaps you too could enjoy great career growth with fantastic benefits!


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