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Know someone that would make a great addition to Cedars-Sinai? 

Any Cedars-Sinai employee can refer someone to join us. If you aren't involved in the hiring decision and aren't in the Talent Acquisition department you could be eligible for a referral bonus up to $10,000. Best of all, there’s no limit to the number of referrals, so start referring people today!

Limited-time referral sprint for nurses doubles your money!

Double the standard referral bonuses for registered nurses. As an employee, if you refer someone to a position that requires a nursing license between now and Sept. 25, and we hire them you will earn double the ordinary referral amount. This applies to full-time, and part-time registered nurse positions both at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and within the Medical Network. See details below for program guidelines and payout details.

$10,000 (doubled from the $5000 Special Bonus) when we hire:

  • Registered Nurses hired into the Cedars-Sinai nurse float pool.
  • Nurses hired into our Intensive Care Units
  • RN, Care Coordinators – Case Management
  • RN, Utilization Review Case Managers – Case Management
  • RN, Labor and Delivery
  • Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners hired into our oncology areas (inpatient and outpatient)

$6,000 (doubled from the $3,000 Bonus) when we hire:

  • All Registered Nurses
    All positions, full or part-time. (Excludes RN Internship and RN New Grad Programs.)
  • Nurse Practitioners

$5,000 Special Bonus when we hire:

  • Select research positions within the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute
    See individual job postings for eligibility.

$3,000 Bonus when we hire:

  • Advanced Practice
    Pharmacists and Physician Assistants
  • Allied Health Professionals
    Cath Lab RTs, Clinical/Registered Dietitians, Dosimetrists, Genetic Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Physicists, Radiation Therapists, Psychologists
  • Health Information
    Coders/Coder Specialists, Lead Coders, Coding Education Specialists
  • Laboratory Professionals
    Clinical Laboratory Scientists (all levels), Cytogenetic Technologists, Electron Microscopists, Histologists, Pathologist’s Assistants, Team Leads & Supervisors
  • Rehab Professionals
    Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists
  • Team Leads & Supervisors
    Health Information, Imaging, Laboratory, Rehab
  • Select Information Technology positions
    See individual job postings for eligibility.
  • Allied Health Technicians
    Echo Technicians, EEG Technicians, HLA Technicians, IOM Technicians, Specialty Technicians, Surgical Technicians

$1,500 Veterans Bonus:

  • All positions

Program Guidelines

  • Human Resources, in conjunction with Health System Management, may alter or change the positions included in both the Employee Referral Super Bonus Program and the Employee Referral Bonus Program at any time.
  • Human Resources will have the final authority over all aspects of this program. Any aspect of this program is not subject to conflict resolution or grievance.
  • All referral bonus payments are contingent on the successful completion of all required orientations.
  • All Employee Referral Bonuses will be paid via a separate payroll check and taxed at the applicable rates.
  • Employee Referral Bonuses are not retroactive and will not be paid retroactively for positions hired.
  • Submission by the referring employee must be no later than 30 days from the date the referral's of hire.


  • The Employee Referral Program is for eligible positions only in open and regular full-time and part-time vacancies. Per Diem vacancies are not eligible for the Employee Referral Bonus Program.
  • Referrals for the Registered Nurse Internship, Registered Nurse New Grad programs do not qualify for the referral program.
  • Candidates must be referred by a current Cedars-Sinai employee.
  • Candidates cannot be current employees of Cedars-Sinai or have been employed by Cedars-Sinai in the past year.
  • Both the referring employee and the hired referral must be current employees at the time the bonuses are paid.
  • All Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Medical Network employees are eligible for participation in the program, with the exception of Human Resources Talent Acquisition staff and attending physicians.
  • The referring employee may not be a party to the hiring decision.

Payout information

  • The Veteran’s Bonus does not combine with other referral bonuses. Employees will receive the greater of whichever referral bonus they are eligible for.
  • Referral bonuses of $1500 or less will be paid after 30 days of employment.
  • Referral bonuses between $1500 and $3000 will be paid in two installments.
    1. The first payment of $1000 will be issued upon 30 days of employment.
    2. And the balance will be issued after 1 year of employment.
  • Referral bonuses greater than $3000 will be paid in three installments.
    1. The first payment of $1000 will be issued upon 30 days of employment.
    2. The second payment of $2000 will be issued upon 6 months of employment.
    3. The balance of the referral bonus will be issued upon 1 year of employment.
  • Payments will only be made to current employees.
  • For 50/50 referral bonuses: The referral must be an employee at the time of payment for any payout to occur. If the referring employee is no longer employed by Cedars-Sinai, only the referred employee will be paid.

*Please allow time for check processing. 

Contact Cedars-Sinai Human Resources if you have any questions.

  • Email us anytime at
  • Call us at 833-CS4-myHR (274-6947) 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific time, Monday through Friday


Did you refer someone? Apply for your bonus now!


Step 1: Have them apply to the job online. They can’t be hired if they don’t apply!


Step 2: Fill out this form. Fill it out online or print it and scan it back into your computer. You can even photograph it with your phone.


Step 3: Send the form to myHR@cshs.orgor hand deliver it to the Human Resources office on the 7th floor of the Pacific Theatres building within 30 days of your referrals hire date.


Step 4: Allow some time for processing the form, and for the check to be processed. Typically, at least 30 days.