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Our Culture

Our culture is built on values.

At Blue Cross, our ultimate goal is to make high quality healthcare more affordable and accessible for Rhode Islanders.

We strive to achieve that goal by executing on our company's strategic priorities, embracing opportunities to innovate, and creating an exceptional experience for our customers and our members, who are at the heart of every job, every day.

Our employees will tell you: We live by our corporate values of collaboration, accountability, integrity, and respect. These values – and the behaviors that support them – are foundational to who we are and how we define ourselves as a company. They guide our actions and the way we work together, inspiring trust among our colleagues, customers, and community stakeholders. They drive our high performance accountable culture.

We set high expectations of ourselves, so that we can deliver on our promise of high quality, affordable healthcare for Rhode Islanders.

Our culture is centered on caring.

We believe your job at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island should be rewarding in every way. We will help you find your own path to success, giving you opportunities to gain new knowledge and experience. Placing an emphasis on workplace relationships and communication. Inspiring you—and every employee—to be your best, do your best, and feel your best.

We do that by promoting:

  • Flexibility in how you work, which allows for improved work/life balance
  • A sense of belonging through established work groups and communities
  • Skill-enhancement programs through Blue University®
  • Financial support for advanced education
  • An on-site fitness center and on-site café serving local farm-fresh food
  • Workplace wellness initiatives

These benefits, among others—including compensation that is competitive with what other local established businesses offer—are just a few of the reasons we’re recognized as an employer of choice in Rhode Island.

Why I love working at Blue Cross . . .

  • “I'm proud to work for a company that is committed to helping Rhode Islanders in every community across our state navigate an increasingly complicated healthcare system, with innovations like our retail stores, which provide access to trusted personal service in a welcoming space. In a highly competitive industry, it matters to me to work for a company that puts people first.”
    Eddie W.
    At BCBSRI since 2017
  • “Countless opportunities to serve the community give my work at Blue Cross special meaning. From our annual company-wide day of service, Blue across Rhode Island, to our support of organizations that help improve the lives of children and families by ensuring they have access to nutritious foods and physical activity, our corporate mission is completely aligned with our commitment to Rhode Island.”
    Samantha P.
    At BCBSRI since 2013
  • “The company's commitment to employees' professional development is incredible. Our culture supports learning and growth through formal and informal mentoring, targeted programming, and a huge array of classroom and online offerings. We're encouraged to explore every aspect of the business so that we can contribute to the company's success. At Blue Cross, leaders believe good ideas can come from anyone, no matter what their position.”
    Danielle L.
    At BCBSRI since 2016