FAQs

General

  • Why should I consider a career at North Shore-LIJ Health System?

    The healthcare sector is always growing, with opportunities for significant career development. Whether you have experience in a clinical profession, human resources, legal, finance, IT, engineering, nursing or other businesses or technical disciplines, you can make an impact here. As Long Island's largest employer, we offer a competitive employment package complete with generous benefits, ongoing learning opportunities and professional mobility. We are committed to our team members, and we are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free/smoke-free workplace.

  • How do I apply for a position at North Shore-LIJ Health System?

    Your application begins when you create an online Career Profile (similar to a resume) that contains all of your relevant personal, work and education information, and clarifies what you are looking for in a position. Once your profile has been created, you can sign-up to receive job alerts for positions that match your skill set. You will be asked a series of pre-screening questions and will be led through your profile (education, work experience, interests), giving you the opportunity to make any changes. At the end of the online application process, your application will be submitted and reviewed.

    It generally takes 20 minutes to create an online Career Profile and apply for a position using the online application process. Remember, you must submit your profile to a position in order to apply and be considered relative to the requirements listed in the position description. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please call: 516-734-7000. Requests will be kept confidential and shared only on a need-to-know basis.

  • Are internship opportunities available at North Shore-LIJ?

    The North Shore-LIJ Health System offers many opportunities for students and those looking to gain meaningful experience. Those interested in applying for internships, can explore the following opportunities:

    Pre-Med Internship Program - Franklin Hospital:
    http://www.northshorelij.com/hospitals/location/franklin-pre-med-internship

    Student Intern Programs - Feinstein Institute:
    http://www.feinsteininstitute.org/education/student-intern-programs/

    Dietetic Internship Program:
    http://www.northshorelij.com/hospitals/professional-education/dietetic-internship-program

    Volunteer Research Internship program in Emergency Medicine:
    http://www.northshorelij.com/emergency/en/page/research-research-interests

    For additional internship opportunities not posted here, search our available job postings and apply online.

  • When am I considered an applicant?

    To be considered an applicant you must apply to a specific position, meet the qualifications listed in the position description and submit a complete online application.

  • How do I create an online Career Profile?

    New applicants may create a career profile by going here.

    Or from the Careers homepage, go to "Job Search" and select "My Profile" and follow the steps. Note: you must have an e-mail address to save your profile. If you do not have an e-mail account, visit Yahoo.com or Hotmail.com to sign up for a free e-mail account. Once you receive an e-mail address, proceed with creating an online career profile.

  • How does creating an online Career Profile benefit me?

    In addition to saving you time, with an online career profile, you are able to:

     

    • Easily update your background information at your convenience
    • Apply for jobs without re-entering your information each time
    • View the status of applications you have already submitted
    • Sign-up to receive 'Job Alerts' via e-mail for jobs of particular interest to you

     

  • How do I update my profile?

    Update your profile by accessing the "Update My Profile" link on the bottom of the "Search Jobs Now" page. After you have entered your login and password--which you selected when you initially created your profile--your information will be available for review and edit. We encourage you to update your profile whenever your information or work experience changes.

  • I created a profile earlier, but can’t remember my user name and/or password. Is there a way to retrieve it?

    Yes, retrieving your user name or password is quite simple. Please click here to follow the step-by-step instructions.

  • May I apply for multiple positions at the same time?

    Yes, we encourage you to apply for any position for which you are qualified. Once you have created an online Career Profile, your information is saved in our database. Your information can then be used for future applications. We encourage you to update your profile whenever your information or work experience changes.

  • Is my application kept confidential?

    Yes. Your information is kept confidential and is not shared with anyone outside of the application process. It is only used for employment purposes.

  • Should I e-mail, fax or mail you a copy of my resume and cover letter, even if I have applied online?

    No. Once you have submitted an online application, you do not need to contact us. If you meet our requirements and are going to be considered, we will contact you.

  • Will you contact me about the progress of my application?

    When your application is received, you will be sent an acknowledgment via e-mail. If Human Resources determines that your skills best match the needs of the position, you will then be contacted for further screening and consideration.

  • What happens to my application once a position I've applied for is filled?

    Once a position is filled, your information is stored in our system for future opportunities that may match your skill sets and interests.

  • What if someone I know works at the health system? May I give them my resume for consideration?

    While we always welcome referrals, all resumes must be submitted online to be considered for employment.

  • What is the company's Equal Employment Opportunity Policy?

    It is the policy of the North Shore-LIJ Health System to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all employees equally regardless of age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, alien or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status or any other protected status.

  • How do I request a reasonable accommodation?

    North Shore-LIJ Health System is committed to employing and advancing qualified individuals with disabilities in its recruiting, advertising and job application process. The health system will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with applicable law. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please call: 516-734-7000. Requests will be kept confidential and shared only on a need-to-know basis.

  • Can I send a North Shore-LIJ Health System job to a friend?

    Yes, as you view the job posting, you will see a button that will permit you to e-mail that specific open position to a friend. All you need is their e-mail address and the job posting number. Our online application will be sent to them within minutes.

  • What should I do if I experience technical problems with my online Career Profile?

    Contact the HR Service Center: 516-734-7000.

THE HIRING PROCESS FOR VETERANS

  • Why is North Shore-LIJ committed to hiring veterans?

    North Shore-LIJ is committed to helping those who have served our country and we've demonstrated this through our many programs. Additionally, North Shore-LIJ recognizes the importance of meeting the needs of the Military and Veteran communities—including helping veterans utilize their military training and experience in order to find suitable career opportunities.

  • What types of military or veteran programs exist at North Shore-LIJ?

    In 2009, North Shore-LIJ created the Office of Military and Veteran Liaison Services to assist the health system in supporting and caring for the military and veterans communities in the NY Metropolitan area. This office oversees and supports several military and veteran focused programs within the health system, including the Rosen Family Wellness Center and the Veterans Treatment Court programs. For more information, please visit:
    http://www.northshorelij.com/NSLIJ/Military+Veterans+Affairs

  • What steps has North Shore-LIJ taken to ensure veterans are hired with the organization?

    We are an original member of Nassau County's Welcome Back Warriors project, which provides returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with information on our employment opportunities. North Shore-LIJ has also partnered with the Employer Partnership Program of the Armed Forces program. This program helps us link our employment opportunities with veterans connecting qualified veteran applicants to our available job openings.

  • If hired, what if I have to leave my job due to a military commitment?

    We are incredibly supportive of our employed veterans, both emotionally and financially. All team members who need to leave a job due to a military commitment will continue to receive their salary difference as offset by their military pay.

  • Will North Shore-LIJ be reluctant to hire me because I am still active in the Reserves?

    No. As a proud member of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), North Shore-LIJ understands the importance of ensuring Reserve Component employees are afforded the opportunity to maintain their employment status while training or deploying with their units. We support the philosophies espoused by ESGR which allow our nation to maintain a strong defense without risking employment status of members of the Reserve Component.

  • How will North Shore-LIJ understand the applicability of my military skills?

    North Shore-LIJ uses Military.com's Military Skills Translator to assist with better understanding the duties, responsibilities and applicability of all military jobs. Go to the site at: >http://www.military.com/skills-translator/mos-translator

  • Are any counseling services available for veterans?

    Yes. All employed veterans and their family members may take advantage of counseling services 24/7 at no cost through our Employee Assistance Program (EAP). See more on our Benefits page.

  • What types of activities can veterans participate in?

    Our Office of Military and Veteran Liaison Services participates in various events throughout the year, including organizing a large group of employees to volunteer for the Greatest Generation! Honor Flight Network of Long Island. This initiative seeks volunteer guardians to escort WW II Veterans to Washington, DC, to see their memorials. Additionally, every year North Shore-LIJ recruits employees to join our team, the North Shore-LIJ Health System Harriers, to participate in the Army Ten-Miler in Washington, DC. Proceeds from this event support Army Morale, and Welfare and Recreation—a comprehensive network of support and leisure services designed to enhance the lives of soldiers and their families. To find out more about upcoming activities, visit: http://www.northshorelij.com/NSLIJ/Mil+Affairs+Upcoming+Activities