Horizon Referral Reward

Refer a Health Care Worker, Get Rewarded!

Horizon is actively recruiting health care workers to work in New Brunswick, and you can help. If you are a New Brunswick resident and want to spread the word about Horizon career opportunities, this is your chance to be rewarded – in dollars!

Your reward depends on the eligible position that is successfully referred.

Who can you refer now?

  • NewPhysicians
  • Registered Nurses (RNCA)
  • Nurse Practitioners (RNCD)

If you know a health care worker that may be interested in one of these career opportunities available in New Brunswick at Horizon, this is your chance!

The reward for successfully referring a physician to work for Horizon is $2,000!

For successfully referring a Nurse Practitioner, you’ll receive $1,000!

For Registered Nurses, a successful referral will earn you $1,000 OR if you refer an RN to work in one of our Critical Care Units or Emergency Departments, we’ll DOUBLE your reward to $2,000!

It’s easy: Refer. Reward. Repeat.

First, tell a health care worker you know about the opportunity and ask them to apply on Horizon’s Job Bank or email Careers@HorizonNB.ca, then submit the referral form online.

If they are successfully hired, you will be rewarded for being part of the recruitment efforts of health care workers in New Brunswick.

Then refer another health care worker. There is no limit to how many candidates you refer!

Ready to get started?

Frequently Asked Questions

Which positions are eligible for a referral?

The following positions are currently eligible:

  • Physicians
  • Registered Nurses (RNCA)
  • Nurse Practitioners (RNCD)

The referred candidate must:

  1. Apply to eligible positions through Horizon’s career site and indicate that they were referred
  2. Have not been employed within the New Brunswick public system, including employment with a regional health authority (Horizon or Vitalité), the Government of New Brunswick, a nursing home, or Extra-Mural Program/Ambulance NB, in the last 12 months
  3. Have not completed an educational placement with Horizon within the last 12 months
  4. Have not completed a medical residency with Horizon within the last 12 months

Stay tuned for other eligible health care positions that you could receive a reward for in the near future!

Am I eligible to refer a candidate?

To be eligible to refer a candidate, you must be:

  • A Horizon employee* or physician; or
  • a resident who makes his/her permanent and principal home in New Brunswick; or
  • an international student studying in a New Brunswick educational institution.

*Members of Horizon’s Talent Acquisition and Executive Leadership team are not eligible.

Am I eligible to receive the reward if I work for Horizon but live in Amherst?

Yes, you can participate and refer candidates based on the Horizon Referral Program eligibility requirements.

Can I refer someone who is completing their preceptorship at Horizon and graduating?

You are not eligible for a referral reward as the candidate completed a student placement in the last 12 months.

The person I would like to refer worked at Horizon as a student before. Can I refer them?

As long as they have not worked at Horizon in the last 12 months you can refer them.

Can I refer a family member?


Can physicians also get a Horizon Referral Reward if they make a referral?

Yes, unless they are a member of Horizon’s Executive Leadership Team.

Can I refer myself for the program?

No, the program is only for other candidates you refer to Horizon.

How much is the reward for a successful referral?

Each eligible position has its own Horizon Referral Reward. The current eligible positions and rewards are:

Physicians $2,000
Registered Nurses $1,000*
Nurse Practitioners $1,000


*The reward for successfully referring a Registered Nurse will be DOUBLED to $2,000 if the referred candidate accepts a position in one of our Critical Care Units or Emergency Departments.

How will the payments be sent to me?

Horizon employees will receive the payment on their paycheques, and all other New Brunswick residents will receive payment via Horizon’s Accounts Payable direct deposit process.

The reward for Registered Nurses (RNCA) and Nurse Practitioners (RNCD) is paid to the referrer in two installments. Half is paid on the successful candidate’s start date with the remaining half paid when the candidate completes 12 continuous months of service with Horizon.

The reward for Physicians is paid immediately upon successful sign-on of the referred candidate.

I referred someone before the program launched. Can I be paid now?

Thank you for referring a candidate. Unfortunately, referrals made before each position’s start date listed below are not eligible to receive a reward.

Referral Position Start date of eligibility
Registered Nurses (RNCA) June 6, 2022
Nurse Practitioners (RNCD) February 24, 2023
Physicians June 30, 2023


Is the Horizon Referral Reward taxable?

Yes, Canada Revenue Agency rules apply to reward payments.

What’s in it for the candidate I refer?

Horizon and the province of New Brunswick offer competitive recruitment and relocation incentives to candidates based on what position they are applying for.

Candidates can learn more about working for Horizon and the incentives at MyHorizonCareer.ca.

How will I be notified that my referral was successful?

A member of Horizon’s Talent Acquisition team will contact you via email to confirm receipt and the eligibility of the referral. You will be contacted again when you are eligible to receive a referral reward payment.

If the referral is not eligible for a reward, you will be notified. However, we are not able to disclose personal candidate information due to privacy reasons and ask that you follow-up with the person you referred for details.

Who do I contact if I have questions about my referral?

Contact Careers@HorizonNB.ca.

How does the person I refer apply?

Ask your referred candidate to apply at MyHorizonCareer.ca and to indicate who they were referred by or email Careers@HorizonNB.ca. One of our Talent Acquisition Specialists will then contact the candidate.

How many referrals can be submitted by one person?

There is no limit to how many candidates you refer. We encourage you to refer, reward, repeat!

Should I notify the person I referred that I submitted them?

Yes, you must notify the person that you are referring that you have referred them to work at Horizon. The person you refer must also indicate you as the referrer, when they apply at MyHorizonCareer.ca.

Can someone refer me for the program without my permission?

No, it is a requirement that the person referring must notify the candidate before submitting the referral form online.

Does the person I referred need to be hired in order to receive my payment?


What if the person I referred does not get hired?

If the person you referred is not successfully hired, you will not receive a Horizon Referral Reward, but the referral stays on file for 12 months, after which it expires and is no longer eligible.

We are not able to disclose personal candidate information due to privacy reasons and ask that you follow-up with the person you referred for details.



Refer a Health Care Worker

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    Association with New Brunswick

    I am a permanent NB residentI am a summer resident with a NB addressI am attending a Post-Secondary institution in NBI am a temporary resident of NBI work at Horizon

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