It’s a great time to start your WVU Medicine nursing career.

Newly-hired nurses receive a generous sign-on bonus, competitive pay, and an attractive benefits package!

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Sign-on bonuses vary. The longer you stay, the more you earn!

$15,000 Sign-on Bonus

  • Three-year commitment
  • $5,000 paid upon hiring
         + $5,000 after years one and two 

$10,000 Sign-on Bonus

  • Two-year commitment
  • $5,000 paid upon hiring
         + $5,000 after year one

$5,000 Sign-on Bonus

  • One-year commitment
  • Paid upon hiring



  • Direct care, hospital-based RN positions throughout the WVU Medicine system (RN position levels I through V)


  • Newly-hired, benefit-eligible direct care, hospital-based RN positions with no current affiliation to WVU Medicine or affiliation within the last two years


Sign-on bonuses will be offered to candidates who accept job offers in qualifying positions through June 30, 2024.

The Fine Print…


  • RNs accepting part-time (0.5 to 0.8 FTE) positions are eligible for 50 percent of the bonus. 
  • Employee will be contractually obligated to stay with organization for a defined period of time in the same job, FTE, and in a bedside role.  If employee leaves or transfers prior to completed the time period, the employee must pay the bonus back in full.
  • Individuals promoted to leadership role will be reviewed on case-by-case basis for payback purposes.