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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.


New Graduate RN needed for Behavioral Health Emergency Department

This opportunity is for the new graduate RN who is currently in the final semester of nursing school or has graduated within the past 12 months of the anticipated start date and has worked as an RN for less than 6 months.  It is required for the applicant to pass the NCLEX exam and be a licensed RN prior to the first day of employment.  Tentative start date: February 2020

UNC Hospitals Behavioral Health Emergency Department provides care to approximately 6,000 patients annually.  The department operates a 24 hour,7 days a week, 32-bed unit staffed by Registered Nurse, Licensed Social Workers, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Case Managers, Physical / Occupational/ and Recreational Therapist, and Psychiatrists as part of the multi-disciplinary healthcare team.  Working closely with Emergency Medicine, we partner with them to provide compassionate, quality mental care, focusing on the unique needs of patients and families.

This is 36 hours/week, day/night and weekend rotation. 

New Graduate Nurses are part of the UNC Medical Center Residency Program.  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.


Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Bachelor's degree in nursing, preferred.  Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse by first day of employment.  Healthcare Provider/BLS Provider BLS/CPR is required.



If hired after January 6, 2014, must be enrolled in an accredited program within four years of employment, and obtain a Bachelor's degree with a major in Nursing or a Master's degree with a major in Nursing within seven years of employment date.


Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: U-27041-ED PSYCHIATRIC AREA

Shift: Rotating

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