Close to the lake. Miles from ordinary.

The best of North Carolina is right here. If you’re looking for small-town charm with lakes within easy reach, Vidant North Hospital is an ideal place to start your job search.

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Easy living down by the lake.

From the shores of nearby Lake Gaston to wonderful small-town communities, the Roanoke Rapids area has plenty to offer. Here you can advance your health care career at Vidant North Hospital and with Vidant Medical Group, while enjoying an easy, family-friendly lifestyle.

Roanoke Rapids, NC Population: 15,500
Elevation‎: 154 feet
Affordable cost of living
Four distinct seasons including mild winters

Roanoke Rapids, NC

Small-town living and improved work-life balance can be found here in this family-friendly community. Roanoke Rapids is a jumping off point for many outdoor adventures, close by the eastern-most shore of Lake Gaston, a popular area for fishing and recreational boating. Once home to many textile mills, the city’s historic district still boasts many restored buildings that lend charm to its downtown.

  • - Just off I-95 corridor
  • - Close to fishing and recreation at Lake Gaston, popular destination for outdoor sports
  • - Easy drive to Raleigh/Durham area
  • - 90 miles from Virginia Beach, 150 miles from Nags Head
  • - Moderate climate with mild winters, perfect for year-round outdoor activity

Lake Gaston, NC

Beautiful Lake Gaston offers 20,000 acres of water that are a magnet for vacationers, fishermen, and water sports enthusiasts. The lake straddles the North Carolina and Virginia state borders and features plenty of boat ramps, fishing piers, picnic spots and swimming areas. Anglers will find that Lake Gaston is well stocked with the most popular regional game fish including striped bass, largemouth bass, several varieties of catfish – even walleye. It’s the top spot in the area to enjoy a laid-back lifestyle.


Roanoke Rapids Facilities

The front entrance of the Vidant North Hospital

Vidant North Hospital (Roanoke Rapids)

Vidant North Hospital, in Roanoke Rapids, is a 204-bed facility offering an array of medical, surgical and 24-hour emergency care. The hospital is staffed by over 60 physicians representing most medical specialties. Our service area includes a wide region of counties in both North Carolina and Virginia along the I-95 corridor.
204 beds
841 employees