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Holding a patient’s hand before a procedure. Listening to their concerns with empathy. Comforting a frightened child. These are the qualities UNC Medical Center seeks in their nurses. As one of our trusted nurses, you’ll help men and women get back on their feet while bringing them peace of mind. UNC Medical Center nursing department is as much about kindness and caring for the whole person as it is about medical and technical knowledge.

  • Job Type: Day Shifts, Night Shifts, Per Diem
  • Job Level: Entry, Mid, Senior

Success Profile

What do we look for in a Nurse at UNC Medical Center? Below are candidate traits that encompass the Empathy and Expertise needed to provide the exceptional care our patients deserve.

  • Adaptable
  • Compassionate
  • Good listener
  • Patient
  • Quick-thinking
  • Relationship expertise
  • Communicator
  • Detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic
  • Helpful
  • Positive
  • Responsible
  • Team player
  • Understanding


  • Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)

    Vision and Dental insurance is available for employees through the North Carolina Flexible Benefits Program (NC Flex). Different families and individuals have different needs when it comes to health insurance. We offer three different levels of coverage to meet employees' personal needs.

  • Retirement Planning

    Employees can feel secure in their future with a 403b account option. A 403b account functions like a 401k, but is offered by non-profit, religious, and government organizations.

  • PTO

    We're aware of employees’ needs for time off from work, whether for planned rest and recreation, personal illness, or emergencies, and the importance of income continuation during those times.

  • Life & Disability Insurance

    Employees have a variety of options for life insurance and accidental death and disability insurance.


This application is for new graduate RN’s who are currently in their final semester of nursing school or who have graduated within past 12 months and/or worked as an RN for less than 6 months.  The expected start dates will be WINTER (January-March) 2020.
New Graduate RN needed for the Acute Care Units in the Children’s Hospital.  This is a 36 hours/week, day/night and weekend rotation, with flexible self-scheduling.  It is expected that applicants will be licensed as a Registered Nurse, either through multistate compact or North Carolina Board of Nursing, by the first day of orientation.
Attaching a resume indicating clinical rotations, including the total hours of those rotations, along with a cover letter stating preference of clinical area, is strongly encouraged.
UNC Children's clinical home, N.C. Children's Hospital, is a major referral center for children with complex conditions and consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of "America's Best Children's Hospitals" on its annual list. N.C. Children’s Hospital has 150 inpatient beds; there are four major units within general pediatrics and a newborn critical care center.  
New Graduate Nurses are part of the UNC Medical Center Nurse Residency Program (NRP). This program is a yearlong program supporting transition from academia to practice for new graduate nurses. The program is layered on top of orientation to provide mentored clinical relationships which support development as a professional nurse.
New graduates hired for the children’s hospital, will undergo a guided 2 week immersion program rotating to all three acute care units within the N.C. Children’s Hospital (hematology/oncology/BMT, general medical pediatrics, and general surgical pediatrics). At the end of the 2 weeks, the new graduates will participate in Match Day with the various managers of units accepting new graduate nurses.  The units will match their new team members based in part on self-selection by the new graduate, needs of the current unit, and overall fit of the individual. The new graduates will work closely with the Clinical Nurse Education Specialists throughout their time to prepare for Match as well as begin their ongoing pediatric residency courses. Once matched to a unit, the nurse residents will be integrated into their new team and continue to come together monthly for educational opportunities.



Requires graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, preferred. Must be enrolled in an accredited BSN or MSN program within four years of employment, if hired after January 6, 2014 and obtain a baccalaureate degree with a major in Nursing or a Master's degree with a major in Nursing within seven years of employment date.


Must be licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the State of North Carolina by the NC Board of Nursing or through multistate compact by the first day of orientation. Current healthcare provider BLS/ CPR certification required.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: 1000-19059-Childrens Services

Shift: Rotating

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