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Careers at UNC Health Johnston

Help improve the well-being of your community while growing professionally in a career at UNC Health Johnston—an affiliate of UNC Health Care. Join a tight-knit group of more than 1,700 employees who share your values of respect, accountability, and excellence.

Why Join UNC Health Johnston?

As an essential member of the UNC Health Johnston team, you'll contribute to our goal of providing the best possible patient experience. Satisfied patients get service from satisfied staff, so you'll have access to comprehensive benefits and the same competitive level of pay you'd receive in the Triangle. And you'll appreciate the support you need to do your best work in our friendly environment.

Where You'll Work

Apply for a position at one of our facilities in historic Smithfield or quickly growing Clayton, North Carolina, both within easy driving distance of Raleigh. You'll enjoy modern facilities at both the Clayton hospital, built in 2009, and the Smithfield hospital, which opened a new five-story wing in 2010.

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Job Opportunities

Find an opportunity that suits your skills and experience at UNC Health Johnston. Explore roles in areas such as:

  • Allied health
  • Administrative and clerical
  • Education
  • Hospital medicine
  • Leadership and management
  • Nursing and nursing support
  • Security
  • Social work

Diversity Statement

UNC Health Johnston is committed to valuing all people throughout our organization, regardless of background, lifestyle, and culture. A diverse and inclusive work environment for staff and culturally appropriate care for our patients are essential to fulfilling our UNC Health Johnston vision of improving the health of all North Carolinians.

Equal-Opportunity Employer

UNC Health Johnston is an equal opportunity employer. As such, UNC Health Johnston offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political affiliation.


UNC Health Johnston is pleased to offer you health and wellness benefits that are designed to protect you and your family while you are employed with our organization. Health and wellness plans are available to full time and part time employees.

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Who We Are

UNC Health Johnston is Johnston County’s health care system, with two locations in Smithfield and Clayton. We provide the best possible care by offering services close to home, maintaining modern buildings and equipment, and hiring experienced staff and physicians. In partnership with UNC Health Care, our team has expanded to include some of the best leaders in the country.

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