Nursing Benefits

Nursing Benefits

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Nursing Benefits

Nurses at Rush have access to a wide array of benefits — a testament to how highly the institution values their contributions. Note that benefits vary by location; if you have questions about the specific benefits at any hospital, ask your recruiter for details.

    Professional
    • Unique voice within the System through our shared governance model
    • Training programs for graduate nurses at the beginning of their careers

    For more information, see Nursing Education and Professional Growth. 

    Educational 
    • 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 for full-time employees and $500 per year for part-time employees (RUMC and ROPH)
    • $500 per year for specialty certification reimbursement and $150 per year for continuing education units (CEUs) (Rush Copley)
    Financial
    • 403(b) retirement savings plan with matching (50 cents for every dollar up to 6 percent of your salary) (RUMC and ROPH)
    • Retirement/pension plan (RUMC and ROPH)
    • Flexible spending accounts that allow employees to make pre-tax contributions for some expenses
    • Direct paycheck deposit
    Insurance
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Short- and long-term disability coverage
    • Access to an employee credit union
    • Coverage for same-sex domestic partners
    Work-Life Balance
    • Scheduling opportunities that include weekender programs on many units
    • Paid time off (PTO) used for holidays, vacation and sick time; employees accrue PTO on a pay-period basis
    • Employee wellness programs
    • Nearby Rush-sponsored child care (RUMC)
    Additional
    • $5,000 in mortgage assistance to qualifying employees (RUMC and ROPH)
    • On-site conveniences, such as car wash and auto maintenance (RUMC)
    • Shuttle to and from downtown Metra train stations (RUMC)
    • Employee discounts

    Refer a Candidate

    if you're a Rush employee, you may be eligible for substantial incentives if you refer a successful candidate for a hard-to-fill position. These include staff-level nurses and advanced practice providers.

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    Refer a Candidate

    if you're a Rush employee, you may be eligible for substantial incentives if you refer a successful candidate for a hard-to-fill position. These include staff-level nurses and advanced practice providers.

    Learn more
    Learn more