Nursing ExcellenceMagnet

UNC REX nurses are more than just clinicians, they are caregivers. They are more than just health care professionals, they are healing hands that impact lives. UNC REX nurses are patient advocates who are unique in the compassion and respect they offer to those in their care, and the families who love them.

UNC REX Healthcare is proud to be the first hospital in the Triangle to be awarded and re-designated Magnet status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the nation's largest and foremost nursing accrediting and credentialing organization. Achieving Magnet status places UNC REX in an elite group of the top 6% of nurses in the nation.

UNC REX is constantly moving forward, creating new services, technologies and programs for co-workers and patients. The culture at UNC REX fosters excellence, and at the heart are UNC REX nurses.

Magnet designation serves as a "magnet" attracting a reputation and nurses that are among the finest in the nation.

Characteristics of excellent nursing at UNC REX:

  • Quality of nursing leadership
  • Organizational structure
  • Personnel policies and programs
  • Quality of care
  • Autonomy
  • Professional development

If you are interested in joining our nationally-recognized, award-winning organization, apply here for a position with UNC REX Healthcare.

Learn more about the Magnet Award Recognition program
Apply for a nursing position at UNC REX Healthcare

Magnet Site Visit – August 10, 11 and 12

UNC REX was designated as a Magnet organization in 2006 and 2010 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program. We are reapplying in August, and welcome all feedback submitted to the committee.

The Open Community Forum for our Magnet Site Visit is scheduled for Wednesday, August 12 at 2 p.m. in the REX Women’s Center classroom 100B. This forum is intended for the appraisers to hear from the community stakeholders and their perspective on how UNC REX is integrated in the community, how the health care needs of the community are addressed and how the community recognizes the value of nursing to the community.