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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.

  • UNC Health Care offers full-time, part-time, and per-diem positions.
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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
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Leads to RN Clinical Nurse (New Graduate)
    Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Leads to RN Clinical Nurse (New Graduate)
    Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) Leads to RN Clinical Nurse (New Graduate)
  • RN Clinical Nurse (New Graduate) Leads to RN Clinical Nurse II (12+ months of experience)
  • RN Clinical Nurse II (12+ months of experience) Leads to RN Clinical Nurse III
  • RN Clinical Nurse III Leads to Clinical Nurse IV (Team Leader)
  • RN Clinical Nurse IV (Clinical Leader) Path Ends here


  • 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.


Patient Services Manager III (Nurse Manager) of Emergency Department

Hours: 40hrs; Exempt

Shift: Monday-Friday, typically 8am-5pm; 24/7 accountability of unit operations

Location: Chapel Hill, NC

This position qualifies for full time benefits

The UNC Health Emergency Department is a designated Level I Pediatric and Adult Trauma Center serving as North Carolina’s primary referral hospital as well as also serving as the community hospital for Chapel Hill/ Orange County. UNC Hospitals is also recognized as a verified Burn Center, Joint Commission accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center, and Chest Pain Center along with AHA Gold Level facility for the care of STEMI patients. 

The primary purpose of the manager is to ensure that appropriate care and services are available to professionals / paraprofessionals, which may include nursing staff, nursing assistants and health unit coordinators. This position is responsible for creating an environment conducive to recruiting and retaining staff while effectively using clinical and financial information to establish and meet budgetary goals. The manager is also responsible for ensuring internal and external regulatory standards of nursing practice are met, ensure high customer satisfaction, lead and participate in quality improvement initiatives and more. This position reports directly to an Associate Director and Director of Emergency Services with whom he/she collaborates for the operations, staff development, budgeting and strategic unit goals.  

The 97 bed Emergency Department is comprised of 32 behavioral health beds (with a separate dedicated manager). The remaining beds are organized utilizing a pod design with a team staffing format in the following functional areas:   

  • Main (Team A&B) with three trauma bays

  • Triage

  • Team D- currently being utilized as a dedicated area for COVID-19

  • SANE exam room

  • Pediatric

  • ED Transition Unit (Opening in Sept/Oct 2020)

Three to 5 years of nursing experience is strongly preferred, preferably in an academic center. Current certification as Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR required. ACLS/TNCC certification strongly preferred.


Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from a state-accredited school of professional nursing. Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina. Professional certification (ANCC Magnet approved) relevant to Management, Leadership or Clinical Area is required within the probationary period of employment. Three (3) years of professional nursing in tertiary care and one (1) year of management experience in specialty area.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: 1000-27031-Emergency Room

Shift: Day Job

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