UNC REX Healthcare Careers

New Graduate Nursing Program

***This is for Fall 2022 - December 2022 New Graduate Nurses***

Next program start date: Feb 2023 – April 2023, the New Graduate Nurse Program will offer varied start dates based on graduation and NCLEX dates. See below

*This position qualifies for our UNC Rex Incentive Program, up to $25,000 tuition loan forgiveness. In addition, this position is also eligible for up to $5,000 in relocation assistance (based on location) and our employee referral program. Learn more about our UNC Rex Incentive Program here:https://jobs.unchealthcare.org/pages/unc-rex-incentive-program

Graduates with less than six months of nursing experience may apply for opportunities in the following clinical areas: Med/Surg, Women’s and Children's, Critical Care, Intermediate Care, and Surgical Services.

General Program Overview

  • 12 week orientation with 8, 10 and 12 hour shifts
  • Continue specialty learning by achieving 6, 9, and 12 month milestones
  • Gain mentor support throughout the year
  • Participate in standard residency continuing education
  • Participate in ongoing support group discussions
  • Positions available year-round

To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Be a new graduate nurse with less than six months nursing experience
  • Successfully pass NCLEX prior to the program start date

Application Process

August 1, 2022 - February, 2023

Apply Online for New Graduate Nursing Program

Only 1 application will need to be submitted to requisition #35396. You will be asked to pick a top 2 for consideration. More than 2 will not be considered.

Areas taking new grads: Emergency Department, Med Surg ICU, Neuro ICU, 4 HV/Cardiovascular ICU, 5 HV/ Cardiovascular Surgical ICU, 6 HV/Cardiovascular stepdown, 7 HV/Cardiac Medicine Intermediate Care, 8 HV/Cardiac Intermediate Care, 3 East/Acute Care Short Stay, 3 West/Acute Care Medicine, 4 East/ Med Surg Progressive Care, 4 West/Med Surg Step Down, 5 East/ Acute Care Oncology, 5 West/Acute Care Neuroscience, 6 East/Acute Care Surgical Short Stay, 6 West/Acute Care Orthopedics, 7 East/Acute Care Bariatric surgery, 7 West/Acute Care General Surgery, Neonatal ICU, Labor & Delivery, Womens/Postpartum