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Who we are

This is Duke Health. A place where a compassionate commitment to advancing health changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community.  It’s this commitment that inspires us as we cultivate a culture and community where, together, we can serve with purpose, embrace differences, advance professionally, and focus on pioneering breakthroughs.

By combining cutting-edge technology and an empathetic human touch, team members have the opportunity to follow their passions and find fulfilment in helping others, while also advancing their careers at locations across Duke Health. We’re proud to bring together passionate, caring individuals who reflect the community they serve while bringing positive and far-reaching advancement to health care.

So, wherever your talents may lie, discover who we are and how we can advance health together.

About Duke Health

Duke Health is a recognized health system composed of three hospitals, specialty and primary care clinics, and educational and research institutions — all driven by a compassionate commitment to advancing health in central North Carolina and beyond.

Nursing at Duke Health

When you join Duke Health as a nurse, you'll find unwavering support both in work and in life, unique growth and development opportunities, and an environment that not only brings out your best, but encourages you to be part of innovative progress — no matter your clinical area of interest. 

In addition to opportunities to grow and advance your nursing career, and our benefits designed to support you, Duke Health also supports nursing team members through:

  • Commitment bonuses of up to $15,000 for experienced RNs in select units
  • Relocation assistance of up to $8,000 for experienced RNs, and up to $3,000 for new graduate nurses, if living 50 or more miles away from your designated Duke University Health System facility
  • Tuition assistance through the Employee Tuition Assistance Program or RN Tuition Assistance Program
  • Nurse loan forgiveness of up to $25,000 for outstanding student loans for pre-licensure nursing education
  • Certification bonuses, Nursing Career Ladder, Friends of Nursing program, and so much more

We invite you to learn more about nursing at Duke Health, as well as our new graduate nurse opportunities, and discover how Duke Health can help you advance your career.

Click here to discover careers at Duke Health.

Fostering belonging across teams:

At Duke Health, we foster a culture and community where all team members are welcomed, celebrated, and can bring their whole selves to the workplace. Learn more about Duke Health’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging as well as the affinity group initiative.

Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values. Read more about our commitment, here.