Between January 1, 2022, and December 31, 2022, we will recognize your contributions to NGHS’s recruitment efforts by providing an incentive that encourages you to refer your friends and colleagues who you feel fit with NGHS’s core values.

Northeast Georgia Health System values you as an employee and recognizes that you know that friends make the best co-workers. That’s why we are investing in you with our Employee Referral Program that features exciting bonuses! Put your friends to work at NGHS!

Definitions, Rules and Payments

Must be a full-time or part-time position to qualify for ERP. PRN, temporary and/or contract positions do not qualify with the exception of PRN EVS and Nutritional Services positions.

  1. Eligible current NGHS employee must be named as “source” by the referred candidate on an NGHS application for employment completed during January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022, time frame.

  2. Full-time, part-time and PRN employees currently employed by NGHS are eligible to receive a referral bonus for each successful hire who meets the criteria of the program. Human Resources staff members, senior management, managers, assistant managers, supervisors, and anyone else involved in the hiring process are ineligible to receive a bonus.
  3. The referring employee will receive 50% of the referral amount after the new employee completes general orientation and 50% of the referral amount after the referral completes 18 months of successful employment.
  4. Anyone who is currently employed by or associated with any facility under Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc., is not eligible for referral. For example, you cannot refer a nursing student currently working at the medical center, doing a clinical rotation at the medical center or receiving a loan or scholarship through the medical center. Contract/temporary staff members will not count as a new referral bonus.
  5. Previous employees who have been gone for one year or longer and are in good standing will qualify as a candidate for referral.
  6. You must be employed by NGHS at the time you receive all payments of the referral bonus. ERP payments will be included in your payroll check in installments as specified in #3 above. Referral bonus payment is considered taxable income by the I.R.S.
  7. Northeast Georgia Health System reserves the right to amend or cancel this program without notice.