For every friend you refer that is hired, you can earn up to $12,000. You love hanging out with your friends outside of work, now you can invite them to work beside you here at NGHS. It’s easy and rewarding, so get started today!


RNs • Imaging Techs • Med Techs/Med Lab Techs

Respiratory Therapists

RNs (Case Management & Hospice) • LPNs • Surgical Techs

Area-Specific Techs • Sterile Processing • Paramedic/EMT


CNAs • CMAs • MHTs
• OR Assistants • UAs/PCTs

Nutritional Services

Pharm Techs

Nursing Residents • Non-licensed
• Non-certified positions

Beginning January 1, 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!

Definitions, Rules and Payments

Must be a full-time or part-time position to qualify for ERP. PRN (with the exception of Nutritional Services positions), Temporary and/or Contract positions do not qualify. All positions are posted on our website www.nghscareers.com. Human Resources has the flexibility to adjust, edit or change this program at any time.

  1. Eligible current NGHS employee must be named as “source” by the referred candidate on an NGHS application for employment completed starting January 1, 2022.
  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 New Employee Orientation and 50% of the referral amount after 18 months of successful employment. Employee referred must be employed past the 12- or 18-month mark for referring employee to receive their 2nd installment. 
  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.
  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 on the 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.