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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!

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

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.

UNC Health REX Surgical Tech Incentive Program

Incentives are applicable to UNC Health Rex and UNC Rex Holly Springs Hospital.

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Surgical Tech and Senior Surgical Tech roles
  • Employed full-time, scheduled to work 30 hours or more per week
  • Employed in a direct patient care Surgical Tech or Senior Surgical Tech position
  • Clinical Areas: Rex & Holly Springs Hospitals (OR East, OR West, HS OR, LDOR and CVOR)
  • Not currently employed or employed within the previous 12 months at any UNC Health Care system owned entity. *Current or past traveler’s eligible for incentive options even if they worked in the previous 12 months.
  • Employee must remain in good standing throughout their commitment period. If an employee receives a final written warning, the incentive will be discontinued.
  • UNC Rex Per Diem staff that transfer to a full-time UNC Health Rex or Rex Holly Springs position, will be eligible for the commitment incentive options in approved areas.
  • Employee must be in active status at the time of installment payment; otherwise, the payment will be canceled. The remaining installment payments may resume upon the employee's 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.

Incentive Options:

  • Commitment Incentive – Up to $10,000 may be offered. The amount offered is based on the department and years of commitment. Payment is spread over a two-to-three year period in six to eight installments. Payment is made after each six-month period of work is completed.
  • Employee Referrals - Current employees will receive $3,000 for referring a qualified hired Surgical Tech and Senior Surg Tech candidate. Payment is made in two equal installments. First six months after the new hire's start date and the second at one year of completion.
  • Relocation assistance may be offered for Surgical Tech and Senior Surgical Tech positions. Questions should be directed to your recruiter.



Sign On Bonus (within 30 days of the start date)

Commitment Incentive Amount

Commitment Length




3 years

OR East



2 years

OR West



2 years




2 years




2 years

*UNC Health employees are not eligible for recruitment incentives when going from one UNC Health-owned 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 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).

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

View the KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (English) or the KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (Spanish)posters.

View the PAY TRANSPARENCY (English) or the PAY TRANSPARENCY (Spanish)Nondiscrimination provision posters.

View the Federal Workplace poster.