UVA Medical Center Sign-On Bonuses & Referral Incentives


If you are interested in any of our featured positions, apply now to take advantage of sign-on bonuses, generous relocation assistance, and tuition reimbursement. We can't wait to hear from you!

Featured Clinical Careers

Ready to take the next step in your career? If you're interested in any of our clinical positions, start an application today.

Apply: RN, Clinical Ladder (Inpatient Oncology) Apply: RN, Clinical Ladder (Surgical Trauma ICU) Apply: Emergency Department Technician Apply: Physical Therapist (Continuum Home Heath)

Clinical Career Opportunities With Sign-On Bonuses

Sign-on bonuses are continuous for:

  • RN, Clinical Ladder (Operating Room)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Operating Room)
  • All Clinical Pharmacists openings

Sign-on bonuses are available through November 1, 2019 for Home Health Physical Therapists.

Apply: RN, Clinical Ladder (Operating Room) Apply: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Operating Room) Apply: Home Health Physical Therapists

Submit An Online Referral Today

At UVA Medical Center, our greatness is defined by the excellence of our staff. As a member of our team, you not only bring your best work each day, you're also able to recognize greatness in others. That's why we're inviting you to participate in our Team Member Referral Program.

Submit A Referral

Team Member Referral Program

  • Eligible Positions

    The following positions are eligible to receive the Team Member Referral Incentive. Eligible positions are subject change and will be updated periodically based on the needs of UVA Medical Center. Revised / updated as of March 13, 2019.

    Position Title

    Position Details

    Incentive Amount Details

    Paid After 3 Months

    Paid After 12 Months 

    Expires

    Registered Nurse, Clinical Ladder

    Minimum 1 year experience or greater; hired full time

    $800

    $800

    n/a

    Ongoing

    Registered Nurse, Clinical Ladder - Operating Room

    Minimum 1 year experience or greater; hired full time

    $2,500 for one to three years of OR experience, $5,000 for greater than 3 years of OR experience.*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    Ongoing

    Clinical Pharmacist

    Minimum 1 year experience or greater; hired full time

    $1,200

    $600

    $600

    Ongoing

    Physician Assistant

    Hired full time 

    $2,500 for positions posted less than 6 months;  $5,000 for positions greater than 6 months.*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    Ongoing

    Advance Practice Nurse

    • Nurse Practitioner
    • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist 

    Hired full time 

    $2,500 for positions posted less than 6 months;  $5,000 for positions greater than 6 months.*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    Ongoing

    Nurse Manager 

    Minimum 3 years’ experience; hired full time

    $2,500 for positions posted less than 6 months;  $5,000 for positions greater than 6 months.*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    $1,250- $2,500*

    Ongoing

    Clinical Social Worker, BSW

    Requires BSW; no experience required however preferred; hired full time

    $2,500

    $1,250

    $1,250

    Ongoing

    Clinical Social Worker, MSW

    Requires  MSW; no experience required however preferred; hired full time

    $2,500

    $1,250

    $1,250

    Ongoing

    Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

    Requires LCSW; 3 years experience required; hired full time

    $2,500

    $1,250

    $1,250

    Ongoing

  • Requirements

    Candidate must list the referring team member on their job application prior to the referral program expiration date listed on the UVA Medical Center Team Member Referral Program Webpage.

    Candidate must be hired into a full-time position, unless otherwise noted on the UVA Medical Center Team Member Referral Program Webpage.

    Referring team member must be active with the Medical Center, School of Medicine,  School of Nursing, University Physicians Group or Claude Moore Library and be employed at the time of incentive payout.

    An on-line referral form must be completed by the referring team member within five (5) days following submission of the application for employment (failure to do so may nullify the referring team members eligibility for the incentive payment).

    The on-line referral form will entitle the referring team member to receive a referral incentive if the candidate receives a job offer within six months or until the expiration of the referral program, whichever is shorter.

    Incentive payment processing begins after all eligibility requirements have been verified and will be included in the referring team member’s paycheck.

    All referral incentives shall be taxed based on Internal Revenue Service requirements.

  • Candidate Restrictions

    Must not have applied to UVA Health System for one (1) year prior to referral.

    Must not have been referred through an employment agency or other external source.

    Must not have worked for the Medical Center or Academic Division of UVA for two years prior to the referral.

    Medical Center Human Resources, hiring managers and those participating in the interview or selection process are not eligible for a referral incentive.

    There is no limit to the number of referrals a team member may submit.

    In the event the applicant lists multiple team members as the referral source, the team members will split the referral incentive evenly.

  • Referral Incentive Program Policy

Referral Incentive Program (FAQ’s)