Careers

Join Our Team.
Change Lives.

Community is not just part of our name, it’s at the core of who we are. We’re always looking for exceptionally talented individuals to work with us at NCH. Our goal is to continuously improve the well-being of those in our community through focused, impactful care. We have openings for full-time, part-time and hourly positions at many of our locations throughout the northwest suburbs. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life, we’d love to talk to you.

We offer comprehensive benefits for both full-time and part-time employees (20 or more hours per week). Other benefits include paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, tax-sheltered annuities, discounted Wellness Center memberships and much more!

Why Work for NCH?

  • A challenging and rewarding environment with ample growth opportunities
  • Competitive wages and excellent employee benefits
  • Over 60 years of experience in the community, including outreach programs and complimentary services
  • Re-designated as a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence by American Nurses Credentialing Center (2015–2019)
  • Nationally recognized for specialty medical services including stroke, GI, and ear, nose and throat.
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  • A diverse staff of more than 4,000—including over 1,200 physicians

Benefits

When you join our family, we treat you like family. Our benefits package is designed to make sure you’re well taken care of financially, medically and personally. This, combined with a work environment that will challenge and reward your efforts, makes NCH an exceptional place to call home. This summary of our benefits is for full- and part-time (20 hours/week) employees.

Medical Insurance
  • Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Consumer-Driven Healthcare (CDH)
  • HMO Blue Advantage
  • Prescription drug program
Dental Insurance
  • Dental PPO plan
  • Dental HMO plan

Vision Plan
  • Fully-insured vision plan
Flexible Spending Accounts
  • For both health and dependent care
Life Insurance
  • 1x annual base salary (minimum $50,000 at no cost to the employee)
  • Option to purchase up to 4x annual base salary
  • Option to purchase life insurance for spouse and/or dependent
Disability Insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance is provided at no cost to employees with an option to purchase supplemental coverage
  • Long-term disability insurance is provided at no cost to full-time employees and available to purchase for part-time employees
Retirement Savings
  • Matching 401(k) plan
  • Three-year vesting in the 401(k) employer match
Paid Time Plan (PTP)
  • Competitive paid time plan, which includes vacation, sick and personal time
Holidays
  • Six paid holidays for eligible employees
Other Benefits Included
  • Adoption benefit
  • Bereavement leave
  • Credit Union (HealthCare Associates Credit Union)
  • Daycare discount
  • Direct deposit
  • Educational reimbursement
  • Employee health services
  • Employee service awards
  • Family Assistance Program
  • Free parking
  • Free shuttle (to and from the train station)
  • Home/auto insurance
  • Hyatt Legal Services
  • NCH Perks Program (employee discounts on a variety of goods and services, locally and nationwide)
  • Pet insurance
  • Subsidized meals
  • Voluntary portable benefits
  • Wellness Center discount

FAQs

Our application process is completely online. Non-NCH applicants can apply for jobs here. Current NCH employees should use our internal job board. Physicians can submit their CV here.

During the process, you’ll be asked to provide an email address. We’ll email you a confirmation upon receipt of your application.

Yes, you’ll need to complete an application for each position you are interested in, as they are forwarded to the respective recruiter and departments.

No, we do not have general applications. You must apply for a specific position that’s been posted.

Yes. On the job board, look for a position entitled “Nurse Resident” or “Recent RN Graduates” under the “Nursing/Patient Care” category. If you don’t see a posting, we aren’t currently accepting applications at that time. Please check back later to see if a position becomes available.

Applications are kept on file for three months.

No follow-up is necessary, as every application is reviewed and acknowledged with an email from the Human Resources employment team. You will also be notified if you are selected to come in for an interview.

If your qualifications and background meet our requirements, a recruiter may contact you within two weeks of submitting your application.

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