You're a caregiver

At St. Charles, we refer to all our employees as "caregivers." You can park anywhere designated as caregiver parking. Refer to the facility map.

St. Charles Parking Map

Dress Code

The dress code for this day is "business attire" - meaning no jeans, scrubs, shorts, sweatpants, flip flops or yoga pants.

Photo day

We will be taking your photo for your ID badge, so be sure to wear professional attire and don't forget to smile!

Blood draws

Please wear something that allows you to easily expose your upper arm for required lab work (blood draws) and any immunizations you may need if you do not have your vaccination records.

Free lunch

Lunch, as well as coffee, tea and water will be provided for you on your first day.

What to bring

Please bring identification documents required to verify your employment eligibility. Also, please bring any health records.


New Caregiver Orientation (NCO) takes place at St. Charles Bend, which is located at 2500 NE Neff Road, Bend, OR 97701.
​We will meet you at 7:45 a.m. by the fireplace area located to the right after entering through the main entrance of the hospital.

Get driving directions


On your first day, you will be given information about how to use St. Charles’ payroll system, Kronos. In order to set up your direct deposit and W-4 withholding status, you will be directed to enroll online using Workday.


There will be a general benefits overview on the first day of orientation. To learn more about St. Charles benefits before orientation, please review the Benefits Revolution document sent to you. To confirm if you are benefit eligible, refer to your offer letter or contact your recruiter. Benefits are effective on the first of the month on or following your hire date; new hires must complete benefit enrollments within 30 days of hire.

Review the benefits guide

What to bring on your first day

  1. Identification documents are required for St. Charles to verify your identity and work eligibility on Day One
    • Click here to review the list of acceptable identification documents.
    • Your I-9 form should be completed via Workday. If you have not met with a recruiter to provide valid verification prior to attending New Hire Orientation, you must do so on Day One.
  2. Personal health records
    • Health records will be collected on Day 1 so Caregiver Health can prepare for your appointment.
    • You must attend a Caregiver Health intake appointment within your first week of employment following New Caregiver Orientation.

​ I-9 documents must be completed before Orientation at the HR office –please call the Recruiting hotline (541) 706-7770 to schedule an appt. ​

  • Per U.S. Department of Immigration requirements, you must bring acceptable identification for the completion of your I-9 form.
  • Common examples of acceptable documents include a passport by itself or a state issued identification (i.e. Driver’s License or ID Card) paired with a Birth Certificate or Social Security card (i.e. A Driver's License on its own is NOT sufficient). On the Department of Immigration's website you will find a complete list of acceptable documents on the last page of the form.

Other information

  • Contact your recruiter as soon as possible if:
    • You are unable to attend your scheduled New Caregiver Orientation.
    • You are unable to print and complete the required forms prior to orientation.
    • You have any questions regarding your offer letter or your benefits eligibility status prior to orientation.
    • You need an ADA accommodation.
    • You experience a commute delay and anticipate arriving to Day 1 after 7:45 a.m.
  • Contact your hiring manager if:
    • You have questions about your schedule, outside of the scheduled New Caregiver Orientation and Hospital or Ambulatory Orientation sessions.