The vision, philosophy, and mission of Baton Rouge General's Compensation
Program is to provide a competitive and comprehensive compensation program
that meets the needs of our employees by recognizing and rewarding their
professional performance, contribution, and development.
Competitive, Market-Driven Base Pay: Our pay philosophy is based upon local, regional, and national standards
with a focus on your job and qualifications.
Performance-Based Pay Increases: Our employees are rewarded for exceptional performance with higher-level
merit increases with annual performance reviews.
Success Share Bonus Program: We recognize that our organization succeeds only when we as a whole thrive.
In recognition of this organizational principle, our success share bonus
program offers our employees an individual and organization-based performance
reward each year our patient and financial goals are met. Components of
the program are performance-based, with exceptional achievers receiving
Comprehensive Shift Premiums: Our shift premium policy recognizes and rewards our employees who care
for patients in a 24-hour, 365-day environment. Specialized premiums are
available, depending upon position and department, for:
- Weekend programs, with additional premiums for working primarily weekend shifts
- On-call - market competitive rates, based upon specialty area
- Call-back - compensation at time-and-a-half for call-back opportunities
- Organization-recognized holidays
Competitive PRN and Resource Pool Rates: Our internal resource pool provides attractive and competitive rewards
for employees taking on PRN and Resource Pool opportunities.
Freedom-Tier Programs: RNs taking part in the freedom-tier programs earn progressively higher
hourly rates, based on the number of hours they work during each pay period.
BRG Agency: RNs taking part in the BRG Agency programs are compensated at market-driven,
highly competitive rates rewarding nurses for serving in various areas
of specialty throughout the hospital.
Unit-Based PRN programs: RNs interested in unit-based PRN programs are assigned to a single unit,
and receive competitive flat rates.
Professional Development Rewards: Our focus on professional development is evident in our recognition of
professional development, certification, and responsibility.
Clinical Ladder Premium: Registered nurses demonstrating exceptional professional service and growth
are eligible for the three-tier clinical ladder program with hierarchical
base rate premiums.
Certification Premium: Registered nurses and other clinical professionals who attain designated
national certification in approved areas of responsibility are eligible
for comprehensive base rate premiums. Reimbursements are available for
certification exam expenses.
Charge Premium: Registered nurses and other clinical professionals who accept additional
roles and responsibilities are eligible for rewarding base rate premiums.