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*Important Notice:

Applying for Jobs:

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

  • If you are a current State employee of UNC Health and are looking to apply to an NC Health position, please close this notice and continue your job search and application as an external applicant.
  • If you are a current NC Health employee of UNC Health and looking to apply to a State position, please close this notice and continue your job search and application as an external applicant.
  • If you are a State or NC Health employee of UNC Health applying to a position within your current payroll entity (example: State to State or NC Health to NC Health), please apply as an internal applicant through Employee Self Service.
  • If applying internally though Employee Self Service, please be sure to have your employee ID number and UNC Health email address readily available.

Discovery Employee Referral Program:

Current employees, looking to refer someone? Check out our Discovery Employee Referral Program to earn extra cash!

** Due to the recent switch in our HR and application systems, our HR team is working hard towards implementing a new and improved, mobile friendly Employee Referral solution expected to launch this summer. For applicable positions and referral guidelines, learn more here.

After reviewing the referral guidelines, in the interim, we ask that you submit your employee referral by filling out this form. Please ensure that you submit your referral before your referral has applied to the position. Thank you for your patience during this transition.

myCareer Development Resources:

Current UNC Health employees also now have access to our myCareer - Career Development Resources, which provide tools and guidance to employees to create a career plan.


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

Medical Assistant, Certified Incentive Program

UNC Medical Center, UNC Faculty Physician Clinics, and UNC Physicians Network (Triangle)

Commitment Incentive


  • UNC Medical Center and UNC Faculty Physician Clinics, effective to those with a start date of July 1, 2019, and after.
  • UNC Physicians Network (Triangle) is effective to those with a start date of July 1, 2021, and after.
  • $5,000 to full-time Medical Assistant, Certified (Level I, II, and III) with UNC Medical Center, UNC Faculty Physician Clinics, and UNC Physicians Network (Triangle).
  • Commitment Incentive will be paid over a three-year period in 6 installments. The first installment is 10% after 6 months, the second installment is 10% after 12 months, the third installment is 10% after 18 months, the fourth installment is 20% after 24 months, the fifth installment is 20% after 30 months, and the sixth installment is 30% after 36 months. Payment will be treated as taxable income and directly deposited in your paycheck.
  • Be hired as a Medical Assistant, Certified I, II, or III.
  • Be employed, and continue to work, in a regular full-time qualifying Medical Assistant, Certified position (Full-time is 36 hours or more per week).
  • ​Not be currently employed, or employed within the previous 12 months, at another entity within the UNC Health system.
  • Not be currently employed as a per diem, traveler, or contract staff at any owned entity within UNC Health system.
  • Remain in good standing throughout the work commitment period. If the employee receives a final written warning, resigns or is terminated, the incentive will be discontinued.
  • Be inactive status at the time the installment payment is payable; otherwise, the payment will be canceled (and not paid on any future date). The remaining installment payments will be paid if the employee returns to active status, as long as the employee meets all other eligibility requirements.
  • Remain in the department where they initially hired.

*UNC Health employees are not eligible for recruitment incentives when going from one entity to another.

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.