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Nursing Benefits

As one of the largest employers in Chicago, Rush University Medical Center has a benefits program that is first-rate.

Benefits of being a nurse at Rush include the following:

  • Unique voice within the Medical Center through our shared governance model
  • Scheduling opportunities that include weekender programs on many units
  • 403(b) retirements savings plan with matching (50 cents for every dollar up to 6 percent of your salary)
  • Retirement/pension plan
  • Paid time off (PTO) used for holidays, vacation and sick time; employees accrue PTO on a pay-period basis
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement: Full-time and part-time employees are eligible for assistance
  • Tuition coverage at Rush University (except Rush Medical College) for spouses or eligible dependents (coverage amount based on employment status)
  • $1,000 per year for nondegree classes or conferences
  • $5,000 in mortgage assistance to qualifying employees
  • Paid life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts that allow employees to make pre-tax contributions for some expenses
  • Nearby Rush-sponsored child care
  • Access to an employee credit union
  • Benefit coverage for same-sex domestic partners
  • Employee wellness programs
  • Discounts and buying services
  • Direct paycheck deposit
  • Shuttle to and from downtown Metra train stations
  • On-site conveniences, such as car wash and auto maintenance

Join the nursing team at Rush

To join the nursing staff at Rush University Medical Center, apply online at