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

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.

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, ASC, 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 – Option 1: $10,000 spread over a two (2) year period paid in three equal payments after the teammate's six (6) month, twelve (12) month, and twenty-four (24) month work-through dates.  Option 2: $15,000 spread over a three (3) year period paid three equal payments after the teammate's twelve (12) month, twenty-four (24) month, and thirty-six month work-through dates. (Update to job offers made on September 5, 2023, and after.)
  • 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.


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

Diversity Statement

UNC Health 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. View our EEO/AA Policy Statement.