Brennan Pavillion and Rush University Medical Center

Employee Referral Program

Award-winning hospital seeks award-winning people

Refer a Candidate Career Opportunities

Award-winning hospital seeks award-winning people

Refer a Candidate Career Opportunities

Difference makers needed. Now more than ever.

At Rush, we know it’s the talent of our outstanding health care team that allows us to make excellence our starting point. Our Employee Referral Program offers substantial incentives for you to refer people you know for hard-to-fill positions. Once the candidate you refer has completed six months of employment, you’ll receive a referral bonus of as much as $5,000.

Mai Aly
College of Nursing staff
Marcos DeLeon

Eligible Positions: $3,000 Bonus

Staff-Level Nurses

(excludes RN Residency, RN new grads and Per Diem)

Ambulatory Clinic
Clinical Research
Adult Critical Care
Clinical Staffing Office
Case Management
Medical / Surgical
Women & Children’s
Cath Lab

Advanced Practice Providers

Clinical Nurse Specialists
Nurse Practitioners
Physician Assistants
(excludes Per Diem)

Respiratory Therapists

(excludes Per Diem)

Eligible Positions: $2,000 Bonus

EEG Technologists

Eligible Positions: $1,500 Bonus

Clinical Staff

Mammography Technologists
Occupational Therapists
Pharmacy Technicians
Physical Therapists
Speech Language Pathologists
Ultrasound Technologists

Health Information Staff

Coding Auditors
Coding Compliance Coordinators

Laboratory Professional Staff

Clinical Laboratory Scientists
(all levels)
Med Techs

Eligible Positions: $1,000 Bonus

Medical Assistants
Effective Start Date: September 28, 2021

Rules and Eligibility

  • Leaders (managers and above) and Human Resources staff are not eligible to refer applicants as part of this program.
  • Employees involved in the hiring decision for a particular position are not eligible for a referral bonus for that position.
  • Referrals from agency or current contract staff who have current work assignments with Rush University Medical Center or have ended a work assignment within the preceding two years are not eligible to be candidates in this program.
  • Candidates must be referred by a current Rush University Medical Center employee. Candidates cannot be current employees of Rush University Medical Center or have been employed by Rush University Medical Center in the preceding two years.
  • Both the referring employee and the referred employee must be employed by Rush University Medical Center at the time of payout (six months after hire).
  • Bonus amounts will be pro-rated at 50% for part-time positions.
  • Only one referral bonus can be given per candidate. If a candidate is referred by more than one employee, the first referral received will be the one awarded if the candidate is hired.
  • In order to receive the referral bonus, the referring employee's name must be entered by the candidate on his or her online application.
  • All referral bonus payouts are subject to applicable tax withholdings.
  • In order to receive the referral bonus, the referring employee must submit the referral form prior to an offer being extended in order to be eligible for a payout.
  • Eligible positions will be determined by Human Resources according to current organizational needs.
  • Candidates will be evaluated based on the job requirements and competencies. Human Resources reserves the right to determine if an individual meets the qualifications of the position.
  • Based on market conditions and hiring needs, Rush reserves the right to amend, interpret, terminate or suspend this program at any time.