Career Advancement

Talent. Potential. Value.

These are attributes that our employees bring to the table.

Opportunity. Growth. Advancement.

These are things that are essential for the success of every CarolinaEast employee.

CarolinaEast makes it a priority to provide our employees with the tools they need to accomplish their goals.  CarolinaEast provides ongoing support by offering scholarships, educational assistance, education/CEU opportunities and the potential for transfer & advancement within the organization. These are just a few ways CarolinaEast employees are given the opportunity to grow professionally.

“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.” – Benjamin Franklin


It doesn’t take long to realize that CarolinaEast is dedicated to giving our Registered Nurses every opportunity to advance. From comprehensive internships for our New Grads to an abundance of CEU & educational opportunities for experienced Nurses – we want to give our RN’s the tools and support they need to reach their full potential.

Clinical Advancement Program

CarolinaEast also offers a Clinical Advancement Program (CAP) that affords our RN’s the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge base. The program is designed to encourage the Registered Nurse to assume accountability for his/her practice and career development.

Specialty Certifications

We are proud of the dedication and commitment our staff has shown to becoming experts in their fields. Over 50 CarolinaEast RN’s have obtained certifications in their specialty areas including: CNM (Certified Nurse Midwife), CMSN (Certified Medical-Surgical Nurse), OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse), CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse), CRRN (Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse), IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), CEN (Certification for Emergency Nursing), SANE-A (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner), CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room), CSC (Cardiac Surgery Certification), CPAN (Certified Perianesthesia Nurse), CRNFA (Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant), COHN (Certified Occupational Health Nurse), CICN (Certified Infection Control Nurse), and CGRN (Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse).

Educational Opportunities

Scholarship opportunities are extended based on the needs of the organization and may be extended to employees as well as non-employees. These opportunities primarily target clinical areas such as Nursing, Pharmacy and Therapy areas. They do require a work commitment upon graduation.

Educational assistance is for current employees who want to further their education in a field related to positions available here at CarolinaEast. This allows for broader career options within CarolinaEast and, even more importantly, personal growth.

Our Education Department is an AHEC (Area Health Education Center) location for Eastern NC. As new employees begin their career here at CarolinaEast, the Education Department gets them off on the right foot with Organizational Orientation and Here to Serve - but they don’t stop there! The Education Department works closely with Clinical Managers and Preceptors to provide an excellent clinical experience for Students, Externs and New Grad RN’s. For our experienced clinical employees, they provide opportunities such as CPR, ACLS & PALS certifications and re-certifications; Precepting Skills; Advanced Fetal Monitoring; and Advance Stroke Life Support – just to name a few. Many of these courses are offered to employees at no cost to them! Our non-clinical personnel can take advantage of CPR for Non-Clinical Employees, Communication Skills, Medical Terminology classes as well as other workshops & seminars.

Internal Job Opportunities

It’s no secret that CarolinaEast continues to grow as an organization. This growth means more and more opportunity for our employees. Whether it’s a position that advances your current career path or an opportunity to change that path altogether, we encourage our employees to pursue those dreams here at CarolinaEast! Employees are eligible to request transfer after one year in their current position.