Frequently Asked Questions

Employee Referral Program

How do I get started? How do I make a referral?

Simply click on one of the referral links to start your referral:

What if I forget my password to the Employee Referral Portal?

Employees can reset the password to both the referral portal and employee career center by using the following link: Reset Password.

How does the new Luxury Getaway ERP work?

Eligible employees who refer a candidate who is hired by Banner could win a luxury vacation package or the cash equivalent.

  • Once your candidate is hired into a full-time or part-time position, you will be entered into a monthly drawing for a voucher for luxury vacation or the cash equivalent of $8,000. (Prizes are subject to federal, state and FICA taxes.)
  • Winners would not receive the reward until after the hired candidate has been employed by Banner for six months.
  • There is no limit to the number of candidates you refer, but each candidate can only be referred once by each employee.

Are all employees eligible to participate in the ERP programs?

All employees are eligible for the Luxury Getaway ERP as long as they are in an active employment status.

All employees are eligible to receive rewards for the referral of an eligible provider with the exception of the Physician Recruitment team. If you refer a candidate to an opening you have accountability for, the SVP of HR and VP/CMO will review for conflict of interest.

Are all positions eligible for referral?

All full-time and part-time Banner Health positions are eligible for referral. Designated hard-to-fill physician and advanced practice provider positions may be eligible for reward under the Provider Referral Program. All Physician/App Referrals must be made prior to hire date. Refer to the Provider ERP Rules for current designated positions.

PLEASE NOTE: If the referral is eligible for reward under both the Luxury Getaway ERP and the Physician Referral Program, the employee would only be eligible for one reward.

When will the monthly drawings be held?

Winners will be drawn on the fourth Monday of each month for candidates hired the previous month. The reward will not be dispersed until after the referred and hired candidate has been employed for six months and is in active status.

Example: Mary refers Tom who is hired for a pharmacy tech position in February 2016. She would be eligible for the monthly ERP drawing on the fourth Monday in March 2016. If Mary is selected as a winner during the March 2016 monthly drawing, she would not receive her reward until August when Tom has been employed for six months.

How are destinations determined for the Luxury Getaway ERP?

Employees, who are selected during the monthly ERP drawings and choose the luxury vacation destination, would receive a travel voucher from a Banner contracted travel agency that they could use to purchase airfare, hotel and car rental for any destination they choose. 

If I’m selected a winner in the monthly drawing and choose to receive the cash equivalent instead of a travel voucher, when would I receive the reward?

If you choose the cash equivalent, you would receive a lump sum payment in your paycheck that would equal approximately $5,000 after taxes (subject to differences in withholding) after the hired candidate is employed for six months.

If I’m selected as the winner of a monthly drawing, would I be able to take my family on vacation?

Yes. You can use your travel voucher however you’d like, whether for airfare, hotel or car rental. Any expenses incurred that exceed the amount of the travel voucher must be covered by the employee.

If I am selected as a winner for a monthly drawing, am I eligible for subsequent monthly drawings?

Yes, you are eligible for subsequent monthly drawings as long as you refer additional candidates who are hired by Banner.


How do I know if my referred and hired candidate was recorded correctly and my name added to the monthly drawing?

As long as your referral was submitted through the Employee Referral Portal, this information is automatically recorded and your name added to the monthly drawing.

I referred someone who was hired, but did not submit the information through the Employee Referral Portal. Is there anything I can do?

Unfortunately, the selection process for the monthly drawing is electronic and does not allow for manual entries.

In addition, All Physician/App Referrals must be made prior to hire date.

Who can I contact if my questions have not been answered in the Rules tab or this FAQs tab?

Please contact the Banner Employee Referral Team