Vidant Health is a not-for-profit, 1,447-bed hospital system that serves more than 1.4 million people in 29 Eastern North Carolina counties. The health system is made up of nine hospitals and more than 12,000 employees. Vidant also includes wellness centers, home health and hospice services, a dedicated children's hospital, rehab facilities, pain management and wound healing centers and specialized cancer care. Their flagship hospital, Vidant Medical Center, is a level I trauma center and serves as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in Greenville.
Vidant Health is the largest private employer in Eastern North Carolina.
All eight Vidant hospitals have achieved The Gold Seal of Approval for quality care by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America.
In 2002, the organization implemented a program in which diabetes educators regularly visit rural clinics to improve glycemic control in African-American patients.
The system focuses on bringing quality health care to rural communities and pays special attention to the medically underserved. Vidant's Community Benefits Grants Program focuses on early detection, wellness and prevention, community health initiatives and direct health care services. Community health needs assessments are used to prioritize health needs in the service area. In 2017, Vidant Health provided $202 million in uncompensated care.
Highest paying job titles at Vidant Health include Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare Director, and Clinical Pharmacist