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WakeMed Health and Hospitals

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WakeMed is an 870-bed private, not-for-profit health care system based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system is accredited by The Joint Commission, which monitors and evaluates health care organizations according to the established state-of-the-art quality and safety standards. Services unique to WakeMed that bring added value to the communities we serve include:

  • North Carolina's first freestanding Children's Emergency Department. It is a national model and serves more than 40,000 children each year.
  • The WakeMed Heart Center ranks number one in volume among all North Carolina hospitals providing cardiac care and is also one of the highest volume heart centers in the United States.
  • Mobile critical care services offering ground and air transport for adults and children.
  • One of eight mother's milk banks in the world.
  • Two nationally accredited Chest Pain Centers.
Mission & Vision

WakeMed provides outstanding and compassionate care to all who seek our services.

Our mission is the foundation of who we are and what we do. Guided by our vision and supported by strong values and goals, this mission drives the superior care that our patients, their families and the communities we serve have come to expect. Living this mission and applying these values to our everyday work is what sets WakeMed apart from other health care organizations.


WakeMed is the region's preferred health care system, providing high quality patient care and technological leadership. Our physicians, employees and volunteers represent the best minds and the biggest hearts in the business.
Our Care & Services

Our state of the art communications center is dedicated to streamlining communication with our patients, visitors, physicians, employees and the community. With one call you can reach any facility or service within the WakeMed system. WakeMed Faculty Physicians is a multi-specialty group that provides support for WakeMed's hospital operations, hospital call coverage, inpatient care, graduate medical education, and key specialist support for signature programs of the health system.

At WakeMed, we employ a community of compassionate professionals that we believe truly represent the "best minds and biggest hearts" in the business. Our team includes over 7,000 experienced registered nurses, technologists, medical professionals, support staff, and a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians and mid-level providers. When it comes to culture and benefits, we recognize that when we take good care of our employees, our employees can take even better care of our patients. Flexible shifts. Family-friendly benefits. Special savings and retirement plans. Day care. Continuing education. The Wake Way. Management and colleagues who recognize there are times when you and your family come first. Please visit us regularly and browse our current career opportunities. For a comprehensive list of our employee benefits, click here. WakeMed is proud to offer competitive salaries that reflect background, experience and special skills. We promote diversity in the workplace and provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified applicants. WakeMed Health & Hospitals is proud to be a tobacco-free workplace.
Contact Us

WakeMed Health & Hospitals
23 Sunnybrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27610
Phone:(919) 350-4185