It’s with great pride and excitement that we present our new brand.

A common name for a common purpose.

As we transition to ECU Health in the coming weeks and months, you will notice changes to our digital landscape, including ongoing updates to this site. Throughout this rebranding and into the future we remain committed to the communities we proudly serve. We’re excited for this evolution, and what it means for the future of health care in eastern North Carolina.

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Grow your nursing career in eastern North Carolina.

Let your passion for nursing take your career further than you’ve ever imagined. Whether you are an experienced nurse or just out of nursing school, ECU Health is looking for dedicated nurses just like you to join the team. Here, we are committed to helping all nurses reach their potential, inspiring a professional spirit that creates outstanding care for patients and their families.

If you are looking to enjoy professional growth with an award-winning health system, we invite you to apply to one of our open positions. We promise to support you from the very beginning – starting with great compensation and benefits, a commitment incentive—up to $30,000 (based on commitment level), relocation assistance and mentorship opportunities.


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.