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In May 2022, we proudly announced our new brand: ECU Health.

Rebranding changes continue to unfold on our Careers website as we update the Talent Acquisition portals housed within. Throughout this process and into the future we remain committed to the communities we proudly serve. We’re excited for what it means for the future of health care in eastern North Carolina and for the incredible team members who are helping to make it happen.

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You belong where your growth is our goal.

Whether you have years of experience or you’re just out of school, ECU Health is looking for dedicated nurses just like you to join the team.

This is where passion meets purpose. And where your passion for nursing takes your career further than you’ve ever imagined.

This is where you are encouraged to stand out. Where coworkers are more than acquaintances – they’re friends, family, and neighbors. Where you’re supported from the very beginning – starting with great compensation and benefits, a commitment incentive of up to $30,000, relocation assistance, mentorship opportunities, and more.

This is where you can have it all – an inspiring career and a fulfilling life outside of work – because this is where you belong.


To view all ECU Health team member stories click here.

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Suzanne Foster’s Story

“The level at which the nurses at ECU Health operate is amazing. They are incredible.” Suzanne Foster, RN, shares why she loves being part of the Travel Staffing Program at ECU Health Medical Center.

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Shannon Moore’s Story

Shannon Moore, RN, BSN, Assistant Nurse Manager in the emergency department at ECU Health Medical Center, shares her reason for choosing nursing as a career and why she loves working with patients.

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Maira Sanchez’s Story

A native to eastern North Carolina, Maira Sanchez, RN from ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital, shares her story of what motivates her as a nurse to care for her patients.

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Rhianon “Rhi” Brock’s Story

Rhianon “Rhi” Brock is a dedicated NICU nurse at the James & Connie Maynard Children’s Hospital who has a passion for putting patients first. In fact, during the preparation of the photoshoot that accompanied this story, Rhi noticed one of the tiniest patients needed assistance and she hopped over to help. In that moment, nothing else mattered except the patient in need of care.

Why ECU Health?

Join these 13 dedicated nurses and so many others at ECU Health and find your dream job opportunity today!

Magnet® Designation

ECU Health Medical Center’s Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center is a source of pride for all of us. The award recognizes organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and professional practice — which means our nurses and the patient-centered environment they practice in are among the very best in the country. And we've won it twice!

Daisy Award

The DAISY Award celebrates nurses who exceed their duties to give patients and families an exceptional experience. and exceptional experience. Recipients are chosen from the heartwarming stories shared by patients, families, fellow nurses, physicians and other staff.

Obstetrics and Children's Hospital Fellowship Program

For nurses interested in Obstetrics and Pediatrics, ECU Health offers a 16-week orientation period allowing nurses who have not been exposed to these areas the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge through classes and mentors.

Operating RN Fellowship Program

This 32-week operating room RN fellowship at ECU Health Medical Center provides structured career development for RNs interested in Operating Room opportunities. A Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) Fellowship is also available, providing RNs with additional specialized CVOR training.

Patient and Family Experience

Patients and families have perspectives that are as valuable to a patient’s care as the clinical team’s training and experience. ECU Health has embraced patient- and family-centered care and made a commitment to include patients and families in key decisions affecting not only an individual’s care but also policies, procedures, training and the entire culture of the health care system.

2020-2021 Nursing Biennial Report

ECU Health Nursing Professional Practice Model is based on Dr. Kristen Swanson’s Theory of Caring, this model provides nurses at ECU Health Medical Center principles for daily care of patients and interaction with team members. This biennial report shares the contributions of nurses to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina. Read the 2020-2021 NURSING BIENNIAL REPORT.

Nurse Residency Program

Extensive orientation for new graduate RNs. ECU Health Medical Center’s program provides mentorship opportunities, clinical/classroom training and more — all the resources you need to become a confident and competent ECU Health Nurse. After completing our new graduate orientation program, you’ll have more practical experience and more confidence in your hands-on nursing skills. To learn more about the Nurse Residency Program, click here.

Nurse Extern Program

The Nurse Extern Program provides an immersive experience into nursing professional practice at ECU Health. Student nurses will gain first-hand experience in and exposure to the knowledge, skills and relationships needed to develop as a professional nurse. The program will provide student nurses with the opportunity to increase their clinical competence, apply classroom knowledge in the clinical practice environment, and socialize to the role/unit/organization.