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Paid Time Off

NorthShore University HealthSystem recognizes you have a life outside of work. These benefits are available to employees after 90 days of employment.


Full-time employees receive from 10 – 22 paid vacation days per year, depending on employee group and years of service. Part-time employees receive vacation days prorated based on scheduled hours.

Personal Days

Full-time employees receive 3 personal days per year; days are prorated based on scheduled hours for part-time employees.


NorthShore observes the following 6 legal holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Sick Days

Eligible employees accrue sick days, depending on employee group and scheduled hours.


Eligible employees receive up to 3 days bereavement pay for the death of an immediate family member.

Jury Duty

Eligible employees are compensated for work hours lost to jury service, up to 4 weeks.