Life just flows better here.

If you're all about life on the water, then your search for jobs can start right here. Ocean spray, moonlit bay—whatever floats your boat, our water ways have what you're looking for.

Miles of magnificent beaches, rivers and bays.

If you’re all about life on the water, then your search for jobs can start right here. From the white sands of the Outer Banks to the splendid waterfronts of Edenton and Washington, this is North Carolina at its best—exquisite communities where Vidant Health professionals can (literally) dive into the great outdoors while growing their health care careers at fantastic facilities.

Edenton Population estimate: 5,004

Washington Population estimate: 9,744

The Outer Banks Population estimate: 35,000 year-round
250,000 in summer

Edenton

Edenton, located along the Albemarle Sound, is a showcase of exceptional historic architecture, scenic beauty, and rich history as the first colonial capital of North Carolina.  Its unique historic district, vibrant downtown, spectacular sunsets, and beautiful waterfront living make Edenton an easy place to call home.

- Ability to live on the water
- Only 1 hour to Chesapeake, VA and a short drive to the world-famous Outer Banks beaches, various     water sport activities and three golf courses.
- Recognized by Forbes.com as one of America’s prettiest towns
- Low cost of living
- Abundance of activities including boating, sailing, fishing, hiking, kayaking and canoeing and so much more

The Outer Banks

The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a chain of barrier islands stretching from the Virginia border south to Ocracoke Island. Wide beaches, stunning sunsets, world-class fishing and endless outdoor activities are part of daily life. Nags Head’s 11 miles of oceanfront are perfect for those who love the outdoors, offering fishing, swimming, hiking, and hang gliding. However, historic lighthouses, beautiful dunes, and the unique local cuisine make this exquisite area a pleasure for all.

Washington

Washington is a small town that honors its historic traditions while embracing the future.  It features one of the state’s largest commercial and residential historic districts, featuring stunning antebellum homes and buildings. It’s located on the Tar and Pamlico rivers, serving as a gateway to the second largest estuary on the East Coast. Health care is an important industry in Washington and the surrounding area in addition to PCS Phosphate, Hackney Industries, Weyerhaeuser and Fountain Powerboats.

- Beautiful waterfront community
- Located in the heart of the Inner Banks on the beautiful Pamlico Sound 
- Only 20 miles east of Greenville, NC and 70 miles from the spectacular Crystal Coast beaches
- Flourishing waterfront downtown district offers unique, world-class restaurants, intriguing shops, art galleries and more.
- Desirable climate with mild winters and all 4 seasons – ideal for outdoor enthusiasts 

Waterway Community Facilities

The front entrance of the Vidant Chowan Hospital

Vidant Chowan Hospital (Edenton)

Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton is a 25-bed critical access hospital which provides programs and services to 110,000 people in 6 counties. It offers medical and surgical services, including intensive care, a specialty care clinic and a dedicated outpatient surgery area with endoscopy capabilities. A 7-bed emergency department serves approximately 16,000 patients per year.
 
49 beds
323 employees

The front entrance of the The Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital (Nags Head)

The Outer Banks Hospital (OBH) is a full-service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital is designed to meet the needs of the coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 350,000 in the summer season. The hospital's 21-bed emergency department serves approximately 23,100 patients each year. 
OBH is fully accredited, provides high quality care in a compassionate environment to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay, and has been nationally recognized for outstanding patient care.
 
21 beds
307 employees

The front entrance of the Vidant Beaufort Hospital

Vidant Beaufort Hospital (Washington)

Vidant Beaufort Hospital in Washington is a full-service hospital with an active medical staff of more than 50 physicians representing 20+ specialties, as well as more than 600 nurses, technicians and support staff. The hospital offers a broad range of inpatient and outpatient services including medical, surgical, intensive care, emergency, pediatrics and women’s services. In addition there is a lab, diagnostic imaging services, physical and respiratory therapy. Vidant Beaufort also features the Marion L. Shepard Cancer Center, offering leading-edge chemotherapy and radiation therapy, among other cancer services.
 
142 beds
496 employees