Want to know what it’s like to work with us at
UNC Medical Center?
From our nurses to our physicians to our support staff, everyone at UNC Medical Center does everything in their power to deliver the best possible care to the people of North Carolina. It’s a special type of work environment. One where we all share equally in the mission and vision of UNC Medical Center and everyone gets the support they need to grow their skills, their abilities and their career. But don’t take our word for it. We went to the people who know best—our employees. Discover what they have to say below.
Hiring Manager/Staff Development Specialist for Food and Nutrition Services
I appreciate that UNC encourages work and personal life balance, promotes and appreciates cultural diversity and provides resources for career and personal growth. These include the academic assistance and tuition reimbursement program, retirement with employer contribution, and quality food cooked to order from our cafeteria.
Michael handles a wide variety of responsibilities here at UNC Medical Center including maintaining employee records, providing employees with training and development, employee recruitment, managing performance reviews, retaining workers, and handling individual and organizational development and also leads department orientation.
Clinical Nurse IV, 5 Bed Tower
I’m really proud of our shared governance model. It’s about empowering nurses to make the decisions about how we administer care and making sure changes come from the bottom up as opposed to the top down. It gives nurses a voice.
Katherine started her nursing career in the float pool at UNC Medical Center. Her manager at the time worked with her to define her goals, develop her strengths and find a full-time position that fit and worked for her. She was hired as a Clinical Nurse I for the 5 Bed Tower and through the new nurse residency program developed clinical, leadership and research skills. Now she’s a Clinical Nurse IV, using all the abilities she’s developed while climbing the clinical ladder.
Respiratory Care Practitioner/Neonatal-Pediatric Specialist
One of the notable things about working at UNC Health Care is the diversity among our team. Personality traits and attributes vary in many ways, yet every individual is empowered to bring their ideas and strengths to the multidisciplinary patient care team. This regard for community and collaboration allows not only improvement to patient care and outcomes overall but, also to that of team performance and progression within our field and healthcare.
For Heather, being a member of the Respiratory Care team at UNC Health Care is a privilege, an exceptional opportunity and one that she is extremely proud to be a part of. During her shifts as a Respiratory Care Practitioner, she works as an individual and closely with the multidisciplinary patient care team to provide the best care possible to patients of the adult, pediatric and neonatal populations who require airway and respiratory support. Her current role at UNC Health Care also allows her the ability to share her passion of advocating for, bringing awareness to and providing education pertaining to the field, not only with fellow colleagues but, patients, families and the community at large.