Wellness & Healthcare Benefits at McKesson

Your health and wellness is important to you and to McKesson. We offer you a range of benefit plans to choose from to stay healthy, personally and professionally.

Health & Wellness Programs at McKesson

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We have a strong culture of health at McKesson, with programs that support physical, mental, and financial well being of our employees and their families, including parental leave for moms and dads. Our competitive and comprehensive benefits plan helps you achieve and maintain better physical health.

Thousands of 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 you land a job with McKesson you 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 The Total Rewards Library.

Compensation & Retirement at McKesson

In addition to competitive pay, when you accept a job with McKesson, you have access to:

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

Employee Learning Courses at McKesson

McKesson Center for Learning, our training and development group, provides career development and continued learning opportunities for our employees.

Employees are encouraged to enroll in training sessions to expand your knowledge and prepare for the next step in your career, or to keep your skills current. In addition to in-person classes, employees may 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 our:
  • Educational assistance program, providing financial assistance to employees furthering your education, thus enhancing your competencies and career growth within the company.
  • Discounted tuition costs and shorter time to complete your degree through our partnership with Kaplan University.

Employee Volunteerism at McKesson

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At McKesson, we are committed to helping improve patients' lives by inspiring our employees, investing in our communities, and caring for our planet. Learn more about how our employees and the McKesson Foundation regularly join in activities to improve the communities where we 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 you volunteer
  • $1,000 grant to a nonprofit when you serve on the board (up to 2 boards)
  • Workplace Awards & Recognition


    LGBTQI Equality

    The Human Rights Campaign recognized McKesson as a Best Place to Work, reflecting our 100% score on the Corporate Equality Index.

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    U.S. Business Leadership Network

    USBLN cited McKesson's self-identification campaign as a best practice. During FY16, the campaign asked employees to self-identify disabilities and/or military service.

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    Military Friendly Employer Award

    Military Friendly Employer

    McKesson was named one of the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers in 2017.

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    ERG & Council Honors Award

    McKesson's ERG program was recognized as a Top 25 program by PRISM's Association of ERG's & Diversity Councils.

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    Center of Excellence

    Center of Excellence

    McKesson Specialty Health Reimbursement, Access & Safety Services Solution Center has been certified as a Center of Excellence in the customer service and support industry.

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  • McKesson's Community
    of Employees

    Our Employee Resource Groups connect individuals into communities, promoting better social and community health.

    ASPIRE—African-Americans, Stepping Up, Propelling, Inspiring, Reaching Out & Empowering
    MMRG—McKesson Military Resource Group
    OPEN—Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex & Queer/Questioning (LGBTIQ) and Straight Ally employees
    PALMa—Professional Association of Latinos
    PAVE—Pan Asian Voices for Excellence
    OWNIT—Outstanding Women Networking, Inspiring and Taking Charge
    Emerging Professionals—Educating and empowering early career, career change, and millennial professionals

  • Corporate Values at McKesson

    Our ICARE shared principles unite all employees, and is a way of life at McKesson and part of everything we do. Our company-wide values are the foundation of McKesson’s reputation as a trusted organization that goes the extra mile to advance our customers’ success. Because every one of us shares a commitment to ICARE, McKesson stands out above other healthcare companies, and is an exceptional place to work.

  • McKesson's Core Values

    ICARE is who we are. ILEAD is what we do. Better health is why it matters, in every decision, every action, every day. By embracing our core values, we bring out the best in ourselves and support McKesson’s purpose of driving better health for all.

  • Leadership Principles at McKesson

    At McKesson, everyone is a leader. Leadership happens on the floors of our distribution centers, in the pharmacies we serve, in offices and cubicles, in meetings, and via email. Leadership, at all levels, is critical to McKesson’s continued success. With ILEAD, we are rallying around a common set of leadership behaviors that span business units, functions, locations, and job levels.

  • EEO at McKesson

    McKesson Corporation is committed to the philosophy of equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, ancestry, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or other non-job-related criteria. McKesson is an EEO employer—M/F/Vets/Disabled.