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Applying for Jobs:

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

  • Current teammates of UNC Health looking to apply for a position outside of their current payroll entity, please close this notice and continue your job search and application as an external applicant. Please be sure to use your personal email address and not your UNC Health email address.
  • Current teammates of UNC Health looking to apply for a position within their current payroll entity, please apply as an internal applicant through Employee Self Service. Teammates applying internally, please be sure to have your teammate ID and UNC Health email address availble.

Discovery Teammate Referral Program:

**This referral program is applicable to teammates within UNC Health's core facilities and divisions. This includes UNC Health Caldwell, UNC Health Chatham, UNC Health Alliance, UNC Hospitals (UNC Medical Center, UNC Hillsborough, and UNC Faculty Physicians), UNC Health Johnston, UNC Physicians Network, UNC Health Rex, UNC Rex Holly Springs, UNC Health Rockingham, and Shared Services.**

Current teammates, looking to refer someone? Check out our Teammate Referral Program to earn extra cash!

Current teammates, please ensure that you submit your candidate in our system, before they apply. For teammate referral guidelines and eligibility, click here.

Rex New Grad RN Incentive Program


Eligibility Requirements:

  • RN Clinical Nurse I 
  • Employed full-time, scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week
  • Employed in a direct patient care RN position
  • Clinical Areas: Rex Hospital and Rex Holly Springs Hospital- Inpatient (see * below), Surgical/OR, Procedural (see * below)
  • Not currently employed or employed within the previous 12 months at any UNC Health Care System owned entity.  Rex Hospital or Rex Holly Springs Hospital Nursing Assistant, Clinical Support Tech’s, Surgical Tech’s or Externs that transfer to a full-time Rex Hospital or Rex Holly Springs Hospital position, will be eligible for the commitment incentive options in approved areas.
  • Employee must remain in good standing throughout their commitment period. If an employee receives a final written warning, the incentive will be discontinued.
  • Candidate must choose either Tuition Loan Forgiveness OR Commitment incentive, they cannot receive both.


Incentive Expectations:

  • Employee must be in active status at the time of installment payment; otherwise, the payment will be cancelled. Remaining installment payments may resume upon the employees return to active status.
  • The work commitment is to the organization where initially hired.
  • Employee may be allowed to transfer and maintain the incentive if the receiving department is eligible and approved by the accepting manager / director.


Tuition Loan Assistance - Up to $25,000 may be offered to New Graduate Nursing students earning an Associates, Bachelors or Masters nursing degree RN hired for a New Grad RN position. The amount offered is based on proof of outstanding loan. Payment is spread over three (3) year period in three (3) installments. Payment is made after each tweleve (12)  month period of work is completed.

    • Effective for hires graduating May 2022 or after
    • Ends – TBD to be re-evaluated by administration
    • *Eligible Departments:  Intermediate Care (6HV,7HV,8HV), Infusion Oncology, Emergency Department, 3 Women’s, LDOR, NICU, Surgery Services (6E,6W,7E,7W), Medicine & Short Stay(3E,3W,4E,4W,5E,5W), Critical Care(MSICU,CICU,CSICU,NSICU), H&V Procedural (IR, H&V Admin, Radiology Support, H&V diagnostics) & Cath Lab, SRT. Holly Springs Hospital- ED, Med-Surg, Women’s, Surgical Services, Procedural.


Commitment Incentive – $10,000 may be offered to New Graduate Nursing students earning an Associates, Bachelors or Masters nursing degree RN hired for a New Grad RN position. Payment is spread over a 2 year period in 2 installments. Payment is made after each 12 month period of work is completed.

    • Effective for offers with start dates May 2023 or after
    • Ends – TBD to be re-evaluated by administration
    • *Eligible Departments:  Surgery Services (6E,6W,7E,7W), Medicine & Short Stay(3E,3W,4E,4W,5E,5W) and Holly Springs Med/Surg departments (5BT, 6BT and Short Stay)
    • RN must remain in a Med Surg or an Intermediate Care unit where hired for 18 months; following 18 months RN may transfer to another inpatient, specialty or procedural nursing area within Rex for remainder of two year commitment period.


Relocation assistance may be offered for RN positions. Questions should be directed to your recruiter. Recruiter, please refer to Rex Relocation Guidelines.

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 and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, status as a protected veteran or political affiliation.

All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please refer to our Employment Application Accessibility page if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

To verify employment eligibility, UNC Health is committed to Form I-9 and the E-Verify process.

Learn further E-Verify details in E-Verify (English) or E-Verify (Spanish).

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