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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!

$10,000 time-limited bonus for these positions if your referral starts on or before December 31, 2023:

  • All Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants supporting cardiac surgery ICUs, cardiothoracic surgery, and SICUs
  • Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Interim Nurse Practitioners hired into our oncology areas (inpatient and outpatient)
  • Registered Nurses hired into the Cedars-Sinai nurse float pool.
  • Registered Nurses in our Operating Rooms

$7,500 time-limited bonus for these positions if your referral starts on or before June 30, 2024:

  • Nuclear Medicine Technologists

$6,000 time-limited bonus for these positions if your referral starts on or before December 31, 2023:

  • All Registered Nurses not listed above
    All positions, full or part-time. (Excludes RN Internship and RN New Grad Programs.)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)
  • RN, Care Coordinators 
  • RN, Utilization Review Case Managers


$5,000 bonus when we hire:

  • Select corporate service positions
    • Sr. Major Gift Officer
    • Radiation Therapist
    • Sr. Reimbursement Analyst
  • Select research positions
    • Biomedical Scientist, Associate Biomedical Scientist, Manager, Quality Control and QA Leads
    • Manager, Quality Assurance
    • Postdoctoral Scientist
    • Principal Grant/Contract Officer
    • Process Development Scientist
    • Project Scientist
    • Research Fellow
    • Additional research positions within the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute (See individual job postings for eligibility.)
  • Imaging
    Mammography Technologist, Ultrasound Technologist I and II, Neurodiagnostic Technologist II and III, CT Technologist, Radiologic Technologist, Interventional Radiology Technologist, X-Ray Technologist, and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Technologist


$3,000 bonus when we hire:

  • Nurse Practitioners and Interim Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants 
  • Technical Product Specialist
  • Sr. Technical Product Specialist
  • LVNs (Licensed Vocational Nurses)
  • Allied Health Professionals
    Cath Lab RTs, Clinical/Registered Dietitians, Dosimetrists, Genetic Counselors, Social Workers, Physicists, Pharmacists, Psychologists
  • Health Information
    Coders/Coder Specialists, Lead Coders, Coding Education Specialists, Clinical Documentation 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, Respiratory 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, Pharmacy Technicians.
  • Select research positions
    • Bioinformatician II and III
    • Biostatistician II and III
    • Biomedical Technician
    • Biomedical Specialist and QA Specialist.
    • Clinical Research Associate (All Levels)
    • Clinical Research Coordinator (All Levels)
    • Clinical Research Specialist (All Levels)
    • Clinical Research Data Specialist (All Levels)
    • Research Associate (All Levels)
    • Research Grant Specialist (All Levels)
    • Clinical Research Budget Coordinator (All Levels)
    • Regulatory Coordinator (All Levels)


$1,500 bonus when we hire:

  • Any military veteran
  • A full-time or part-time Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) or Environmental Services (EVS) positions
  • A per-diem EVS staff member who converts to a full-time or part-time EVS role within six months of their per-diem hire date.

Program Guidelines

  • Human Resources, in conjunction with management, may alter or change the positions included in both the Employee-referral 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 check and taxed at the applicable rates.
  • Employee-referral Bonuses are not retroactive and will not be paid retroactively for positions hired.
  • The submission by the referring employee must be no earlier than 90 days before the referral is hired.
  • Submissions for full-time and part-time hires are accepted up to and including 90 days after the referral is hired.
  • Submissions for EVS per-diem employees are accepted up to and including 10 days after the per-diem hire date.
  • Additionally, we accept submissions for a 50% pay-out from 91 days to 120 days after full-time or part-time referrals are hired.
  • Submissions for EVS per-diem employees between 10 days and 30 days after the per-diem hire date are accepted for a 50% pay-out.
  • Submissions more than 120 days, or 30 days for EVS per-diem employees, after the hire date will be rejected.
  • Only one submission per hire will be accepted. In the case of multiple submissions, HR will first consult any information in the new employee's job application and will then use the timestamp on the employee-referral forms to determine which one will receive the bonus.



  • Only hires into full-time or part-time positions or per-diem hires within EVS are eligible for the Employee-referral Program. Per-diem vacancies outside of EVS are not eligible for the Employee-referral Program.
  • Any employee in full-time, part-time, or per-diem status may submit for an Employee-referral Bonus.
  • Employees may submit referrals for travel nurses that convert to full or part-time positions.
  • Referrals for the Registered Nurse Internship, Registered Nurse New Grad and all other nurse training only qualify for Veterans bonus program. They do not qualify for any other referral programs.
  • 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 active employees at the time the bonuses are paid.
  • Only Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Medical Network employees are eligible for participation in the program. Human Resources Talent Acquisition staff and attending physicians are not eligible, neither are Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital employees.
  • The referring employee may not be a party to the hiring decision, nor may they be in the management hierarchy for the new employee.


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 submitted to payroll after 30 days of employment.
  • Referral bonuses above $1500
    • The first payment of $1000 will be submitted to payroll upon 30 days of employment.
    • And the balance will be submitted to payroll after 1 year of employment.
  • Please allow 6-8 weeks after submitting to payroll for check processing. 
  • Payments will only be made to current employees.


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 6 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. You will receive a confirmation email and HR will process your referral application according to the rules on this page.

The first payment is submitted to payroll at 30 days. Check processing can take 6-8 weeks.