Associate Referral Program

Make a Referral

We believe that you know what it takes to succeed at SCL Health, and we believe there are others out there who you know that can help us succeed.

At SCL Health, we’re looking for clinical and non-clinical talented professionals with the skills and experience to provide quality care for our patients. We seek the following qualities in the individuals that you refer:

  • Driven by a commitment to patient safety
  • Does an exceptional job, living up to our high standards for behavior and performance
  • Individuals who are interested in being part of our Mission, Vision and Values to make SCL Health a great provider of healthcare services with a great associate culture

How does the program work?

  • Review the Rules & Guidelines section below
  • See the complete list of eligible positions listed by care site/group
  • Click the “Make a Referral” button above and fill out the form to submit your referral

How much can you earn?

  • Bonus amounts vary from $500 to $2,500 based on position, and up to $10,000 for Provider referrals
  • While we value all of your referrals, only those listed as eligible below will result in a bonus

Rules & Guidelines

  • As of May 1, 2019, forms must be submitted before a candidate’s interview to be considered for a referral bonus.
  • All SCL Health associates are eligible to receive rewards for referring qualified candidates (with the exception of members of senior management, Talent – Acquisition, and managers with hiring authority over the candidate).
  • Referral rewards can be earned by current associates, including SCL Health employed Physicians, for candidates hired into eligible full-time (32+ hours per week) and part-time (20-31 hours per week) job openings.
  • Referred candidates must be new associates to SCL Health. Rehires are eligible for this program only if they have been separated from SCL Health employment for at least 12 months.
  • Referrals for part-time positions will earn a prorated award.
  • Referrals for PRN, Per Diem, Intern, Extern, New Grads, and external employment agency personnel and internal transfers do not qualify for this program.
  • There is no limit to the number of rewards an associate may receive for referring qualified candidates successfully hired into, and retained in good standing for at least 90 days* by SCL Health.
  • All referred candidates will be evaluated for employment consistent with SCL Health’s policies and procedures.
  • No rewards will be made retroactively for candidates referred under any previous SCL Health referral program.
  • Cash rewards are paid out upon the referred associate’s successful completion of 90 days* in good standing at SCL Health and both you and your referral must be employed at the end of the 90 days* to receive payment.
  • Referral reward amounts are based upon the referred associates’ status at the time of payment.
  • Referral rewards are subject to all legally required tax withholdings and deductions. Rewards to associates will be paid as a part of the regular payroll process.
  • Any disputes or interpretations related to this referral program will be handled through Human Resources.

SCL Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

* 90 days unless otherwise specified

Eligible Positions

  • $1500 Spotlight:
    • ED Registered Nurses
    • ICU Registered Nurses
    • OR Registered Nurses
    • L&D Registered Nurses
    • Surgical Technologists
  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Cath Lab Registered Nurses
    • Cath Lab Techs
    • Registered Nurses
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Phlebotomists
    • Radiologic Technologists
    • Ultrasound Technologists
    • MRI Technologists
    • CT Technologists
    • Respiratory Therapists
    • Environmental Services (EVS)
    • Cooks
    • Nutrition Services

Eligible Positions

  • $2500 Spotlight:
    • Physical Therapists
  • $1500 Spotlight:
    • Registered Nurses
  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Medical Assistants
    • Medical Technologists
    • Pharmacists
    • Speech Therapists
    • Occupational Therapists
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Certified Nursing Assistants
    • Radiologic Technologists (including General X-ray, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine)

Eligible Positions

  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Lutheran Hospice Center – Home Hospice Registered Nurses (full-time)
    • SCL Home Health – Registered Nurses

Eligible Positions

  • $2500 Spotlight:
    • Pharmacy Techs
    • Registered Nurses with at least one (1) year of recent RN experience within their respective specialty (i.e. Acute Care, ED, Critical Care, Cath Lab)
  • $1500 Spotlight:
    • Surgical Techs
    • Cooks
  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Cath Lab Technologists (experienced)
    • Certified Nursing Assistants
    • Nutrition Services
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Environmental Services (EVS)
    • Phlebotomists

Eligible Positions

  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Limited Scope Medical Assistants
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Medical Assistants
    • Patient Service Representatives

Eligible Positions

  • $1000 Critical Need

    • Medical Assistants (all Medical Groups)
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Patient Service Representatives (St. James Medical Group and St. Vincent Medical Group ONLY)

Eligible Positions

  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Medical Assistants

Eligible Positions

  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • All positions including Full Time, Part Time and PRN

Eligible Positions

  • $1500 Spotlight:
    • Registered Nurses for these units who have two (2) or more years of specific, acute RN experience in
      Cath lab, OR, ICU/CCU, ED or NICU
    • Med/Surg Registered Nurses with three (3) or more years of Med/Surg RN experience
    • L&D Registered Nurses
    • Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialists (RCIS)
    • Cardiovascular Sonographers with two (2) or more years of experience
  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • ED Registered Nurses with less than two (2) years of ED RN experience
    • ICU Registered Nurses with less than two (2) years of RN experience
    • OR Registered Nurses with less than two (2) years of RN experience
    • Laboratory Technologists (ASCP)
    • Physical Therapists
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Speech Therapists
    • Surgical Technologists
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Environmental Services Techs (EVS)
    • Environmental Services Leads (EVS)
    • Pharmacists
    • Ultrasonographers
    • MRI Technologists
    • Radiologic Technologists with at least two (2) years of Imaging Tech experience
    • Room Service Attendants / Food Service Workers

Eligible Positions

Physicians:

  • $10,000 full-time Cardiology physician, who is employed to practice medicine as a 0.9 and above FTE
    • All sub-specialties including General, Invasive, Interventional, and Electrophysiology
  • $5,000 full-time physician, who is employed to practice medicine as a 0.8 and above FTE
  • $2,500 part-time physician practicing as a 0.5-0.8 FTE

Advanced Practice Providers:

  • $2,500 for a full-time APP as a 0.8 and above FTE
  • $1,250 for an APP as a 0.5-0.8 FTE

The following Provider Program Guidelines are in addition to or in lieu of the guidelines listed above:

  • Referral Bonus payments are made on recruited Provider’s 90 days after start date at 50% of the total bonus and 50% on the recruited Provider’s one (1) year anniversary
  • The Provider Associate referred must be in good standing at the time of payment
  • Employer determines, in its sole discretion, that the recruited Provider was identified as a candidate for employment by, and presented to Employer by the Associate who seeks the Provider Referral Bonus
  • Referrals for positions less than 0.5 FTE, “pro re nata” (“PRN”) or as needed Provider employment, Intern, extern, new grads and external employment agency personnel do not qualify for this program
  • Internal transfers and acquisitions do not qualify for rewards under the program
  • Re-hires are eligible for this Program only if they have been separated from Employer for at least twelve (12) months
  • Referral Bonus payments will not be made retroactively for candidates referred under any previous Employer referral programs or if candidate is already under consideration with SCL Health
  • Exclusions, associates in the following positions are not eligible for a Provider Referral Bonuses under this Program:
    • Members of Employer’s Senior Management, including hospitals and Medical Group
    • SCL Health Talent Acquisition Team
    • Managers with hiring authority over the candidate
    • Associate deemed to have a conflict of interest based on the circumstances
  • Provider referral bonuses will not be paid out for referred Providers of current SCL Health Partners that are under an existing contractual arrangement with the organization

Eligible Positions

  • $1500 Spotlight:
    • Respiratory Therapists
    • Registered Nurses with at least one (1) year of recent hospital RN experience
    • Cath Lab Registered Nurses with at least two (2) years of Cath Lab RN experience
    • OR Registered Nurses
    • L&D Registered Nurses
    • Certified Surgical Technologists
  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Ultrasound Technologists
    • Cardiac Sonographers
    • Cardiovascular Technologists
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Sterile Processing (Sterile Processing Technicians, Instrument Technicians, and Certified Sterile Processing Technicians)
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Speech Language Pathologists
    • EEG Technologists
    • Lab Technologists
    • Pharmacists
    • Dosimetrists
    • Physicists
    • Bilingual Medical Assistants
    • Quality (Risk, Regulatory, Patient Safety, Infection Prevention)
    • Registered Nurse Case Managers with at least three (3) years of applicable experience
    • Social Work Case Managers with at least three (3) years of applicable experience
    • Phlebotomists (entry-level or experienced)
    • Environmental Services (EVS)
    • Food Services

**Six-month payout

Eligible Positions

  • $1500 Spotlight:
    • Medical Lab Scientists
    • Medical Lab Technologists
  • $800 Critical Need:
    • Phlebotomists
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • EVS Techs
    • Janitors

Eligible Positions

*New hire must not have worked for any SCL Health facility within the last three (3) years.  New hire must have at least two (2) years of relevant experience AND be hired into a full-time position for an associate to qualify for a referral bonus.

  • $1500 Spotlight:
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Respiratory Therapists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Surgical Technologists
    • OR Registered Nurses
    • Med/Surg Registered Nurses
  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Certified Pharmacy Techs
    • EEG Techs
    • Medical Technologists
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Certified Nursing Assistants
    • Phlebotomists

Eligible Positions

  • $5000 Enhanced Bonus (now through November 1, 2020):
    • Surgical Technologists with at least one (1) year of acute care experience
    • Registered Nurses with at least one (1) year of acute care RN experience – inpatient units only
  • $2000 Spotlight:
    • Environmental Services (EVS)
    • Certified Nursing Assistants (full-time)
    • Registered Nurse, Community Crisis Clinic
  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Respiratory Therapists
    • Sterile Processing Technicians
    • Registered Nurses with at least two (2) years of RN experience (PRN and temporary positions do not qualify)
    • Imaging (Ultrasonographers, MRI Technologists, Radiologic Technologists – all modalities)
    • Surgical Technologists (new graduate or experienced)
    • Certified Nursing Assistants (part-time)
    • Cooks
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Certified Nursing Assistants (PRN)

Eligible Positions

  • $1000 Critical Need:
    • Clinical Billing Auditors
    • Coders (experienced; ICD-10)
    • Clinical Documentation Specialists (CDI)
  • $500 Hard to Fill:
    • Customer Service Representatives
    • Self-Pay Representatives
    • Clinical Research Coordinators