About UNC REX Healthcare

Founded in 1894, UNC REX Healthcare (a member of UNC Health Care) is a private, not-for-profit health care system.

For over 120 years, UNC REX has met the health care needs of our community by providing various services throughout Wake County. UNC REX Healthcare has multiple facilities located in Apex, Cary, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Wakefield, and Raleigh.

Throughout the years UNC REX has grown through the provision of new services and the construction of new facilities. These facilities include an acute care hospital, five wellness centers, two skilled nursing facilities focusing on rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, urgent care centers, wound healing, emergency care and dedicated centers for cancer, heart and vascular, women’s care, surgical services (such as bariatric and heartburn), orthopedic, neurology, pain management and sleep disorders.

With more than 6,400 staff members, UNC REX Healthcare is one of the largest employers in Wake County. We pride ourselves on our dedicated staff, and it’s clear from their smiles, willingness to help and unwavering commitment to excellence that UNC REX employs the best and treats them as such. In fact, UNC REX was the first business in North Carolina to open a day care for co-workers’ children, and we have received multiple awards for being one of the best places to work in health care and in the Triangle.

UNC REX Healthcare maintains high standards of education, in partnerships with schools of medical technology and nurse anesthesiology, and continues to place emphasis on nursing education. Thanks to our medical staff of more than 1,100 physicians and 1,700 nurses, UNC REX has earned local and national accolades and is proud to be Wake County’s most preferred hospital.

The trust, support and generosity of members of our community continue to propel the UNC REX commitment to excellence in health care. Each year, more than 1,200 dedicated volunteers contribute over 140,000 hours of service to the hospital.

As a leader in the health care industry, we are consistently raising the bar throughout UNC REX Healthcare. We look forward to continuing to extend our mission of providing the best in health services through compassionate care and leading-edge technology, both inside and beyond the walls of the hospital, to build and sustain a healthy community.