Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

*Important Notice:

Thank you for your continued interest in career opportunities with UNC Health! Please note the following:

  • Positions are only open current UNC Health employees.
  • Please be sure to have your employee ID number and UNC Health email address available.

Select a UNC Health entity below to log-in and get started.

Caldwell UNC Health Care

Chatham Hospital

UNC Medical Center

UNC REX Healthcare

UNC Rockingham Health Care

UNC Physicians Network

Need further assistance? Please submit a request through the myHR Portal.

Current UNC Health Employees, learn about our Discovery Employee Referral Program! If you’re referring someone through our Discovery Employee Referral Program, please be sure to submit your referral before your referral applies.


Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC MEDICAL CENTER
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

Apply Now
Joining UNC Health Care system means you’ll become part of an inclusive organization with a mission to improve the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.

Job Description


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.

This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
Share: mail
Recent Job Searches
Recently Viewed Jobs

Diversity Statement

The UNC Health System and the UNC School of Medicine are committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients, are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UNC Health is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.

To verify employment eligibility, UNC Health is committed to Form I-9 and the E-Verify process. Learn further E-Verify details in English or Spanish.

UNC Health supports your right to work. View the Right to Work Statement in English or Spanish.