RN recruitment

Sign On Bonus
New RNs hired in Specialty Care Units (ED, ICU, PCU, Maternity, Specialty Float and OR/PACU) are eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus paid at time of hire. This requires a two-year work commitment.* New nurses hired in nonspecialty areas are eligible for a sign-on bonus of $2,500, $1,000 paid at the time of hire and $1,500 after two years of work at Samaritan.
* Sign-on bonus to be paid back if the RN leaves within the two year period. Prorated for military relocations only.

Relocation Assistance
Samaritan is now offering relocation assistance for new RNs hired in Specialty Care Units. Relocation expenses will be covered up to $10,000 with a two-year work commitment. Receipts are required and relocation would be discussed at the time of offer for those moving to the area. (Military relocation excluded.)

Loan Forgiveness Program
New RNs hired in Specialty Care Units will be reimbursed $5,000 for student loans per year for up to four years, paid after the completion of each year of service. Documentation of current student loans is required.

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Samaritan Medical Center is the largest private employer north of Syracuse, NY with over 2,400 full-time, part-time, and casual employees.

Samaritan Keep Home offers two training programs. Graduates are eligible to take the NYS State Examination and apply for a position at one of our Long Term Care Facilities. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)  and Home Health Aide (HHA) training programs take place on a rotating schedule.

The next CNA class will begin on November 13th. Check back for updates on the next HHA class. Please contact Samaritan's Human Resources Department to find out more about these programs. Call 315-785-4022 or use our Contact Us Form.

All staff at Samaritan Medical Center, Summit Village, Keep Nursing Home, and all other affiliates offer:

Physicians and other medical professionals, support personnel, entry-level workers, and volunteers work as a team to accomplish our mission of caring for our community. Make a difference in the lives of our patients and in our community ... join the Samaritan team.