As a medical professional in Johnston County, you play an important role in improving the health of the people in our communities. Meet your personal and professional growth opportunities by joining our health care family with a team of professionals you can count on to provide the resources, support, and positive work environment you need to thrive in your profession.
About Johnston Health
Johnston Health has been improving the health of the people in its communities since 1951. During its largest-ever period of expansion, from 2009 to 2015, the health care system opened a hospital in Clayton and modernized its original hospital in Smithfield, representing a total investment of $256 million. Together, the hospitals are licensed for 179 acute care and 20 behavioral health beds
Aligned with UNC Health Care since February 2014, Johnston Health employs 2,000 people. The medical staff has nearly 400 physicians.
The system also includes primary care offices in Clayton, Smithfield and Kenly, and the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield.
Live, work, and play in a medium size community, 25 minutes from Downtown Raleigh, NC. Johnston County offers something for everyone- arts, festivals, dining, and more.
Our Partnership with Physicians
When you partner with Johnston Health, we’ll ask for your expertise, leadership, and feedback to help shape our medical services. You’ll be able to give input on the best ways to address the health needs of our community.
UNC Health Care Partnership Benefits
In 2014, Johnston Health finalized a partnership with UNC Health Care, paving the way for a collaboration that continues to improve the health and wellness of residents of Johnston County and surrounding areas.
With many changes taking place in health care, we sought this partnership to help us continue providing the best possible care to growing communities. Through UNC Health Care’s nationally-recognized advancements in teaching and research, we can offer you a valuable connection to academic, specialty and patient care resources. You’ll have the benefits of the expansive UNC system, but enjoy a more relaxed way of life in Johnston County.
Through our alignment with UNC, you also gain access to patient medical history through a shared electronic medical record platform, Epic @ UNC, establishing a single platform across all UNC providers.
Affiliated Physician Jobs at Johnston Health
Search for UNCPN physician jobs and UNC Rex Healthcare jobs at Johnston Health through the UNC Careers Center website if you’re interested. Choose Clayton or Smithfield for the location.
Small towns and southern charm with high tech jobs and nearby major cities make Johnston County a great place to live. In one of the fastest growing places in the country, Johnston County offers quiet, safe neighborhoods, low crime, excellent health care and a good sense of community.
Here you’ll find great connections to history, entertainment, dining, lodging and outlet shopping. With both Interstate 95 and Interstate 40 running through our area, you are connected to just about anywhere you want to go, including a 20-minute drive to Raleigh, a two-hour drive to beach resorts and four-hour drive to the beautiful mountains.
The communities of Johnston County have many things in common--a relaxed atmosphere and friendly people. From community festivals to sporting events, Johnston County is a kaleidoscope of unique sights, sounds, ideas and experiences complemented by a colorful array of rural and small-town history and culture.