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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.


RN New Graduate Nurse Open House & Interview Event

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 • 4pm to 7pm

UNC Medical Center- NC Cancer Hospital

101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

This opportunity is for new graduate RN's who are currently in their final semester of nursing school or who have graduated within the past 12 months of their anticipated start date and have worked as an RN for less than 6 months. It is expected that candidates will have their North Carolina RN license prior to their start date.

UNC Medical Center invites all new graduate nurses in the community as well as current co-workers to learn more about our New Graduate Nurse Residency Program at our Open House event. You will be able to speak to managers, clinicians, educators, and nurse recruiters and possibly interview on-site and tour nursing units. You'll learn about opportunities in Heart & Vascular, Surgery, Medicine, Oncology, Children's, Women's, Emergency Services and the Operating Rooms (Chapel Hill and Hillsborough locations).

New Graduate Nurses are part of the UNC Medical Center Nurse Residency Program (NRP). This program, which is a full time and benefitted position, begins as a year long program supporting transition from academia to practice for new graduate nurse. The program is layered on top of orientation to provide mentored clinical relationships which support development as a professional nurse.

Bring copies of your resume to share with our team. Don’t forget to register. To register, please click "Apply Now" to this posting to submit your profile. Drop in attendees also accepted. See you soon!


Graduation from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. 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.


Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina by the day of clinical care. Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: 1000-19029-Nursing Recruitment

Shift: Rotating

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