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Nursing Sign-On Bonus

RN, LPN, CNA bonuses available at Ballad Health

Ballad Health is currently offering sign-on bonuses – up to $10,000 – for a limited number of nursing positions in some of our facilities. Our team is looking for passionate people who are driven to serve communities throughout the Appalachian Highlands.

We're working to build a legacy of superior health by listening to and caring for those we serve, and we would love to have you join our team!

Sign-on bonus details

Larger hospitals

Bonuses are currently available for full-time Medical/Surgical specific registered nursing, licensed practical nursing and certified nursing assistant positions in our larger hospitals:

  • Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN
  • Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN
  • Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, TN
  • Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA

To be eligible, you must sign a 30-month commitment agreement. Bonus is only available for new hires or those not employed by Ballad Health in the last 6 months.

Bonus amounts

  • RNs – $10,000
  • LPNs – $5,000
  • CNAs – $3,500 (Must be certified)

Experience requirements

  • RNs – Two years of licensed RN practice
  • LPNs – One year of licensed LPN practice
  • CNA – One year of CNA experience

Community hospitals and long-term care

We're also offering bonuses for all new hire LPNs and CNAs in our community hospitals and long-term care facilities.

Community hospitals

  • Dickenson Community Hospital in Clintwood, VA
  • Franklin Woods Community Hospital in Johnson City, TN
  • Greeneville Community Hospital in Greeneville, TN
  • Hancock County Hospital in Sneedville, TN
  • Hawkins County Memorial Hospital in Rogersville, TN
  • Indian Path Community Hospital in Kingsport, TN
  • Johnson County Community Hospital in Mountain City, TN
  • Lee County Community Hospital in Pennington Gap, VA
  • Lonesome Pine Hospital in Big Stone Gap, VA
  • Mountain View Regional Hospital in Norton, VA
  • Norton Community Hospital in Norton, VA
  • Russell County Hospital in Lebanon, VA
  • Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion, VA
  • Sycamore Shoals Hospital in Elizabethton, TN
  • Unicoi County Hospital in Erwin, TN

Long-term care facilities

  • Francis Marion Manor Health & Rehabilitation in Marion, VA
  • Laughlin Healthcare Center in Greeneville, TN
  • Wexford House in Kingsport, TN

To be eligible, you must sign a 24-month commitment agreement. Bonus is only available for new hires or those not employed by Ballad Health in the last 6 months.

Bonus amounts

  • LPNs – $5,000
  • CNAs – $2,500 (Must be certified)

Your bonus will be paid in three equal installments: after 90 days, one year and 18 months of employment.

Experience requirements

  • LPNs – One year of licensed LPN practice
  • CNA – One year of CNA experience

Apply today

To apply, click the link below and select your preferred state and location. Search for a specific role to see all available positions. If you're looking for a position at one of our larger hospitals, please include "med surg" in your search query to see applicable openings.

Apply for a nursing job today

Please note that sign-on bonuses for RNs, LPNs and CNAs at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Holston Valley Medical Center, Johnson City Medical Center and Johnston Memorial Hospital are only applicable for full-time medical/surgical positions.

If you have any questions about our nursing careers, you can call our Nurse Recruitment Team at (423) 302-3299. For more information about nursing at Ballad Health, visit our nursing career page.