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Sign-On Bonus Program


Invest in your career, and earn a sign-on bonus of up to $10,000! 

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is currently offering sign-on bonuses for critical RN positions in the OR, PACU, ED and inpatient areas (Winston-Salem campus, Lexington Medical Center and Davie Medical Center).

Bonuses will be paid in periodic payments beginning four months after the hire date. Bonus amounts vary according to location and position type:

$10,000 Bonus

  • Winston-Salem Campus: ED, Neuro ICU, Trauma, PACU and OR* Positions  
  • Davie Medical Center: ED and ICU Positions
  • Lexington Medical Center: ED Positions

$6,000 Bonus

  • Winston-Salem Campus: Inpatient Positions
  • Lexington Medical Center: Inpatient, OR and PACU Positions
  • Davie Medical Center: Inpatient Positions

*These positions are eligible for a $5 / hour incentive differential, in addition to the sign-on bonus.

To locate eligible positions: On the Jobs page, go to General Employment Opportunities and search by keyword "sign-on."

Who is eligible?  

  • Inpatient, ED, OR and PACU registered nurses (NP4, staff RN level) with at least two years of experience are eligible for the sign-on bonus. This includes traveler nurses who meet these criteria to become permanent staff.
  • Current Medical Center staff  members are not eligible.
  • Previous Medical Center staff members are not eligible until one year following termination from the payroll system.
  • Participants of a tuition reimbursement or scholarship program through the Medical Center are not eligible.

Bonus payment schedule 

A candidate who is hired into one of the selected positions will receive payments on the following schedule:

$10,000 Bonus

  • Four months after hire date: $5,000
  • One year after hire date: $2,500
  • Eighteen months after hire date: $2,500

$6,000 Bonus

  • Four months after hire date: $3,000
  • One year after hire date: $1,500
  • Eighteen months after hire date: $1,500

The payments will be part of the new hire's compensation and will be subject to all applicable state, federal and FICA taxes. 

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Last Updated: 02-16-2017
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